Organizers of the upcoming USA 7's Collegiate Rugby Championship, coming to PPL Park in Chester, PA (June 2-3), today announced the four pools along with the tournament schedule. The tournament features 16 elite University teams competing in 38 matches over two days, in exciting pool play format.
The four pools are as follows:
Pool A) Life University, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Temple
Pool B) Dartmouth, Delaware, Maryland, and Florida
Pool C) Arizona, NC State, Texas, and Oklahoma
Pool D) Army, California, Notre Dame, and Navy
The tournament officially kicks off with a Life vs. Penn State match on Saturday, June 2 at 8:50 a.m. The final match of the day will pit Army against Cal at 7:03 p.m. The two top teams from each pool will move on to the final round on Sunday, June 3, kicking off at 9:50 a.m. The championship match will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 5:18 p.m.
The full schedule with game times is available at www.usasevens.com.
Tickets for the two-day event of rugby, live entertainment, gourmet food, interactive games and activities are on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX. One-day and two-day passes, starting at $18, can be purchased online at usasevenscrc.com, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the PPL Park box office.
USA Sevens LLC owns and operates America’s premier rugby event, the USA Sevens Rugby Tournament. Held annually, the event is one of the nine international stops in the HSBC Sevens World Series. With an attendance of over 50,000 during the two day event, it is the largest annual rugby event in North America and one of the fastest growing rugby events in the world. The CRC in Philadelphia is the largest domestic rugby event in the USA
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages PPL Park, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.