HSBC SVNS Cape Town's success hands LA fans a Friday Night Special
NEWS: The Los Angeles leg of this season’s HSBC SVNS series has been extended to include a ‘Friday Night Lights’ experience after the great success in Dubai and Cape Town.
The fifth leg of the series was originally scheduled to take place between March 2 and 3 but has now been extended to Friday, March 1 to include nighttime matches under the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium lights.
Men’s and Women’s pool play will be on Friday evening with 12 pool stage matches all under the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium lights with added atmosphere to increase the nightlife experience.
The remainder of pool play, along with the quarterfinals and super session will continue on Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3 at Dignity Health Sports Park.
Commenting on the news, World Rugby General Manager, SVNS World Series, Sam Pinder said: “Following the outstanding excitement produced by the opening two rounds of HSBC SVNS 2024 in Dubai and Cape Town we are pleased to extend the HSBC SVNS LAX event to include a special ‘Friday Nights Lights’ session on March 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park.
“The Friday night session will see all 12 men’s and women’s teams in action, including both USA teams, meaning fans will get the first taste of world-class rugby sevens action from some of the best athletes in the world, with added entertainment and food and beverage, fans are in for a treat at a very affordable ticket price.”
In regards to ticketing World Rugby confirmed that current ticket holders to HSBC SVNS LAX will have early access to the exclusive Friday Night Lights presale.
“Fans and groups already reserved for both Saturday and Sunday will be provided a free ticket to Friday, while single-day ticket holders are offered a US$5 + fees upgrade to attend Friday night. Reservation information will be delivered to current ticket holders and groups on January 17.
“Friday Night Lights tickets will be general admission only and opened to the public starting January 19 at www.svns.com, with individual tickets as low as $25 + fees and all new 3-day passes also available. With the added date, all matches and competitions will be hosted inside the main stadium at Dignity Health Sports Park.”