Tickets for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Russia are now available with the exclusive event taking place between June 28 and 30 at the 78,360-capacity Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Set to be the largest event in rugby before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens will feature 24 men’s teams and 16 women’s teams.
Rugby Union of Russia President Vyacheslav Kopyov said, “This is a special landmark for 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens as we are now engaging directly with the global rugby family and general public. We offer a warm welcome to all visitors to Moscow and we are confident that you will leave knowing that you have been part of something special, a tournament that has connected with a new rugby frontier and one that has added to the sport’s reach and left its mark.”
In hopes of attracting new fans from across the country, day tickets for the event cost just $5 per person and three-day passes go for $13.
“Our goal is to deliver a spectacular Rugby World Cup Sevens with a ticketing policy that delivers a variety of ticket packages affordable for all visitors. I would like to express my thanks for the support of the Russian business community and to the Russian Government, and the City of Moscow, all of whom are committed to delivering an event that will showcase the Game and drive further growth in the region.”
Reports indicate that competitive travel, visa and hotel packages for international visitors from official operators are also available.
According to IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset, “Rugby Sevens is going from strength to strength around the world with record participation figures, more men’s and women’s nations competing at the top level, record attendance numbers and ever-growing broadcast figures and I am sure that 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Russia will write another memorable chapter in the rugby sevens success story.”