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Chicago’s Rugby Weekend Approaching

Nov 03, 2016

Soon, Chicago will welcome back Rugby World Cup Champions the New Zealand All Blacks who will take on Ireland at Soldier Field. We will also welcome back USA Rugby Eagles who will face the Maori All Blacks at Toyota Park. In addition to back-to-back days of world-class competition, The Rugby Weekend is loaded with a full lineup of fan events to attend!

With so many great events in the works, be sure to follow us at @ChiSportsComm for the latest news and check for updates as event details are finalized. In the meantime, here are highlights you won’t want to miss.

Thursday, November 3rd
Chicago Sports Commission Business of Sport Speaker Series: Rugby on the Rise

Join us for our final Speaker Series event of the year.                                        
Where: Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall
78 East Washington Street    
When: 8:30am - 10:00am*
Tickets: $60 per ticket, $550 per table
Register >
*Registration and breakfast buffet begins at 8:00am

USA Rugby Trust Chicago Gala
Enjoy a panel discussion over dinner with members of rugby’s elite community.
Where: Macy’s on State Street
111 North State Street
When: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Tickets: Starting at $250 per plate, all proceeds support the growth of rugby in the US           

Friday, November 4th
Pregame Fan Fest at Toyota Park

Arrive early to enjoy the full fan experience.
Where: Inside Toyota Park
When: 5:00pm
More Info >

USA Rugby Eagles v Maori All Blacks
Come out and support the home team USA Rugby Eagles!
Where: Toyota Park
When: 7:00pm
Get Tickets >

Saturday, November 5th
International Rugby Street Festival

All day festival with $5 round trip bus service to Soldier Field.
Where: O’Neil's on Wells
411 South Wells
When: 10:00am - 10:00pm
More Info >

Pregame Fan Fest at Soldier Field
Join fans in celebrating rugby’s return Soldier Field.
Where: Soldier Field
When: 12:00pm
More Info >

Ireland v New Zealand All Blacks                                     
The match-up we’ve all been waiting for!
Where: Soldier Field
When: 7:00pm
Game Info >

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