Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2014
has officially sold out!
21,673 people applied for the 9,000
individual day tickets available through the public ballot, (the
great majority requesting the maximum of two full three day
tickets each), re-confirming the high demand for tickets to the
world-famous Hong Kong Sevens.
Those requests were in addition to the 37,000
three-day tickets previously distributed through local rugby
clubs, HKRFU stakeholders and overseas ticketing agents.
The 9,000 individual day passes distributed through the ballot,
will bring the Hong Kong Stadium to maximum capacity for this
year’s sevens, extending a sold out streak that dates back to the
The 21,673 ballot entries received
generated 111,457 individual ticket requests for the 9,000 single
day event passes on offer.
Extrapolating from the number
of applications, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) has determined that this demand for
tickets, equates to an additional 34,000 full three-day event
tickets, over and above the 37,000 three-day tickets and 9,000
single-day tickets distributed, far exceeding the 40,000-seat
capacity of the Hong Kong Stadium.
The 9,000 successful
entrants drawn in the ballot will be notified by email and will
have seven days in which to make their payment (17:00 on 28 January
2014). Ticket distribution will be held from Saturday 15
March 2014 to Monday 17 March 2014, via collection from the Box
Office at Hong Kong Stadium. Ticket collection hours are from
10:00 to 17:00 on each day.
With the hosting of 28
international teams, including a direct qualification tournament
for a guaranteed spot on the 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series, the
2014 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens promises to be the
biggest Hong Kong Sevens ever.
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