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England Women Sevens have been drawn in Pool B of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2019 opener at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, from 20-21 October.
The HSBC USA Women’s Sevens features the 11 series core teams and invitational team Mexico.
James Bailey's side are in a pool with Rugby World Cup Sevens winners New Zealand, hosts USA and China.
With teams returning to action for the first time since Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in July, the stage is set in Colorado with the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series the first step on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“With the addition of Glendale, the women’s series increases to six rounds this year, in line with our ambitions to provide more high-quality competition under the wider Women’s Plan 2017-25," said World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont.
“With the world series also acting as principle route for qualification for Tokyo 2020, we expect this season to be more competitive than ever as teams compete for a place at the Olympic Games.
“After an outstanding Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, which attracted record audiences, we are delighted to be back in the US and looking forward to watching an action-packed weekend of high octane and fast-paced sevens rugby.”