USA Sevens Rugby Attendees Can Enjoy
Special Room Rates with Official Hotel Partners
Caesars Entertainment and Station Casinos
USA Sevens Rugby is partnering with Caesars Entertainment and Station Casinos to provide special room rates to fans visiting Las Vegas for tournament events the week of Feb. 6.
Fans traveling to Las Vegas from domestic and international locations for the world-class rugby action can take advantage of special offers at various Caesars Entertainment and Station Casinos properties. Caesars Entertainment will offer special rates at popular Las Vegas Strip hotels, including Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas and Flamingo Las Vegas. Discounted room rates are available throughout the week of the tournament at each resort with packages starting as low as $35 a night.
Planet Hollywood will serve as the official host hotel of the HSBC Sevens World Series, housing the 16 international teams competing in the tournament. Planet Hollywood will also be the site of the Official Wrap Party on Feb. 12 from 7 – 10 p.m. where fans will have the opportunity to celebrate the end of the tournament with players and coaches.
Station Casinos will host the more than 200 teams and 12,000 fans expected for the premier amateur rugby event in the United States, the Las Vegas Invitational presented by Station Casinos (LVI). The LVI will be played Feb. 9-11 alongside the USA Sevens International rugby tournament and features teams of various age groups and skill levels.
As the title sponsor of the LVI, Station Casinos is offering special rates for participating teams at Boulder Station, Sunset Station, Fiesta Henderson and Palace Station. Rates start as low as $34 a night, and Station Casinos has a variety of rugby-themed events planned at the participating properties throughout the week, including an Official Fan Party at Sunset Station.
Shuttle service is available for fans to and from Caesars Entertainment hotels, Sunset Station, Palace Station and Boulder Station to Sam Boyd Stadium where the LVI, international fan festival and USA Sevens rugby action will take place throughout the weekend.
National teams from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, Fiji, France, Japan, Kenya, New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, United States, Uruguay and Wales will all compete in the USA Sevens tournament.
About USA Sevens Rugby
The USA Sevens international rugby tournament in Las Vegas is the fifth of nine stops on the 2011-12 HSBC Sevens World Series. The three-day tournament is the only North American stop for the Sevens World Series. The premier rugby tournament in North America, fans will see 16 national teams play 44 matches during the three-day competition in an attempt to gain points in the Sevens World Series standings.
Played on the same size field as traditional 15-player rugby, sevens rugby is played with just seven players per team. Matches have seven minute halves with two minute intervals for pool and knock-out matches. The fast pace and short duration of matches makes every moment of the action thrilling for spectators.