ONLINE BROADCASTER TO BRING NEW LEVEL OF ACCESS. he Tropical 7s is excited to announce a partnership with online broadcaster FloRugby to be the official broadcaster for the 2020 Tropical 7s , which will give an unprecedented level of access for fans to watch online live streams of the estimated 400 matches to take place across the tournament.
Match broadcasts will be available on the FloRugby online platform at a dedicated 2020 Tropical 7s broadcast hub, where all matches to be broadcast will be available including the NAHS7s U18 Elite divisions.
“We are excited to partner with FloRugby in order to give our audience the opportunity to watch our live matches,” said Tropical 7s Executive Director John Siner. “As we have grown into such a large event with teams coming from all over the world, we will now be able to satisfy the endless requests we have from those wanting to see the matches from afar. FloRugby is a leader in the rugby broadcast industry and this partnership will help the Tropical 7s to be experienced by a much wider audience with a high quality broadcast.”
FloRugby is part of FloSports, an over-the-top (OTT) subscription-based sports broadcaster and streaming service based in Austin, Texas that was founded in 2006. FloSports holds streaming rights to various sporting events in North America and across the world. FloRugby is a subscription service and any account will be able to access all Tropical 7s broadcasts alongside all of the content within the greater FloSports platform.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with the Tropical 7s to exclusively broadcast their event in Orlando," said Director of Global RIghts Acquisition Adam Armstrong. "We have seen the Tropical 7s grow year by year to become one of the most popular youth 7s events on the calendar in the US. We look forward to being able to bring this exciting competition to our existing subscribers and those fans who want to watch some of the countries hottest young talent take the field."
The 2020 Tropical 7s takes place 10-11 April in Florida, welcoming an estimated 130 teams in 10 divisions from across the globe with boys and girls divisions at U18, U16, U14 and University/U23 age brackets.