The Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens has become the most anticipated tournament on the HSBC SVNS calendar.

To rugby fans, it’s world-class action. To the costumed stands, it’s the city's favourite festival. To us, it’s a celebration of the sport we love and the place we call home. The Hong Kong Sevens is a 3-day tournament of non-stop rugby and top-tier vibes.

The Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens has humble beginnings. The first tournament was played in 1976, when 12 teams drew a curious crowd of 3,000 to witness tackles pitchside.

Today, the #HK7s has become the most anticipated tournament on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series calendar. We attract some of the world’s greatest players from every corner of the globe and thousands of fans ready to cheer – rain or shine.

Sport, entertainment, food, drink and eclectic energy combine as the stadium takes on a life of its own. We’ve earned our reputation as one of Asia’s most popular annual sporting events.

In our 47 years of rich history, the Hong Kong tournament has seen some of the greatest players grace our local turf, including our aptly named Magnificent Seven: Jonah Lomu, Waisale Serevi, David Campese, Christian Cullen, Ben Gollings, Zhang Zhiqiang and Eric Rush.

Nothing beats the thrill of the crowd, the sense of belonging and the electric energy as our own Hong Kong team steps out in front of us. When the Sevens hit the city, we’re reminded: there’s no place like home.