After a series of studies and analyzes, The United States was accepted as a candidate to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027, 2029 and / or 2031, both male and female.
In this way, The United States will move forward with bidding proposals for the men’s competition in 2027 and 2031, along with the women’s tournament in 2029.: “As the analysis continues, the potential for a combined offering of men’s and women’s competitions may emerge if the process determines that this approach is feasible and constructive to host a world-class experience at both events,” they said in a statement.
Next, the North American country will continue with a task, which will be to bring together American experts in rugby and sports to develop proposals in a series of categories of lodging concepts, which include financial planning, stadiums, host cities, player welfare and the development of sport.
Ross Young, CEO of USA Rugby, referred to this decision: “Raising your hand to host a Rugby World Cup is a landmark for the game in AmericaHowever, the exciting stages are just beginning as the stakeholder group continues on campaign planning. The great work that this group of experts in the field has done, replaces what has happened previously at this stage and really highlights the potential of a Rugby World Cup to be held on US soil, “he said.
US Rugby World Cup Bid Chair Jim Brown added: “In August, we set out to do a full assessment and expert analysis to answer a question that was posed a long time ago: Can the United States host a Rugby World Cup? The process was a company; However, We are pleased to confirm that the USA was not only able to meet the technical requirements to host the men’s and women’s events, but also reach new levels of team and fan experience. We look forward to sharing the results with the US rugby community and starting this journey to the most important arena in rugby. “