Major League Rugby Vegas Weekend Moves to Sam Boyd Stadium
LAS VEGAS (January 16, 2020) – Emersion Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Major League Rugby (MLR) Vegas Weekend will return to Las Vegas’ original home of rugby, Sam Boyd Stadium, Feb. 9 and Feb. 15-16. The 40,000 seat venue has been homestead to major rugby events over the years including the international USA Sevens Rugby tournament.
Original club level and general admission tickets purchased through the Las Vegas Ballpark website will be honored at Sam Boyd Stadium. Guests who purchased reserved seating will be contacted by UNLVTickets and reissued seats in a comparable location at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Fans who purchased tickets through the Ticketmaster site will be refunded, and fans will be directly contacted and asked to repurchase through UNLVtickets.com and will be offered a 15 percent discount for their inconvenience by using the code LVMLR.
Sam Boyd Stadium is located at 7000 E Russell Rd., Las Vegas, NV, 89122. Tickets for the MLR Vegas Weekend are on sale now and can be purchased online at UNLVtickets.com.
The official MLR Vegas Weekend schedule
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020
New England Free Jacks vs Rugby United New York at 1:00 p.m. PST
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
Utah Warriors vs New England Free Jacks at 11:30 a.m. PST
Rugby United New York vs Austin Herd at 3:30 p.m. PST
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020
Toronto Arrows vs Houston SaberCats at 11:30 a.m. PST
San Diego Legion vs Colorado Raptors at 3:00 p.m. PST
The weekend event will be in partnership with the Vegas Invitational Rugby Tournament, an annual amateur rugby tournament for all ages and all levels with 7’s and 15’s brackets set to take place Feb. 13 – 16. The amateur event also includes a D1A Rugby Collegiate National Title qualifier event.
About Emersion Sports & Entertainment
Emersion Sports & Entertainment is an all-encompassing Entertainment Production and Business Development company. Based in the USA, in the entertainment capital Las Vegas, Nevada, the company develops and delivers high-quality world-class events across a myriad of sports and entertainment products. and venues.
About Major League Rugby
Major League Rugby is a professional rugby league that is entering its third season (2020) and represents the highest level of competition in North America. The league evolved from 7 teams in 2018 to 12 teams in 2020, featuring 11 from the United States and one from Canada distributed across an Eastern and Western Conference. The competition follows a league plus knockout format where teams play 16 regular season matches for a chance to advance to the playoffs. Matches are broadcast on CBS Sports Network, Facebook Live (for international viewers) and on different platforms in each local market. MLR prides itself on its incredible athletes, the passionate community behind them, and its strong values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition.
About Sam Boyd Stadium
Sam Boyd Stadium is a 40,000 seat venue located in Whitney, Nevada. It was named after a prominent Las Vegas hotel owner and gaming pioneer. Sam Boyd Stadium is home to the UNLV Rebel Football team, the Las Vegas Bowl, AMA Supercross Series Finals, the Monster Jam World Finals and USA Sevens Rugby. Tickets to events can be purchased at www.UNLVtickets.com, call 702-739-FANS, or visit any La Bonita Supermarket. For the latest news and events happening at the Sam Boyd Stadium, visit https://www.facebook.com/SamBoydStadium.
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Major League Rugby Vegas Weekend
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