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www.sportseventsmagazine.com August 2016 59 gyms, fields, pools and a lake. Tempe also boasts plenty of venues at Arizona State University (ASU). Hotel rooms: 6,248 Hotel tax rate: 14.07 percent Major facilities: The ASU Karsten Golf Course is an18-hole course. The ASU Mona Plummer Aquatic Complex includes an Olympic-size, 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool and seating capacity for 2,000. The ASU Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field is undergoing renovations and when complete will offer a seating capacity of 60,000 and Hybrid Bermuda grass playing surface. The ASU Wells Fargo Arena is a 14,198-seat multipurpose indoor venue. Benedict Sports Complex is a 20-acre complex that accommodates flag football, lacrosse, softball, ultimate, soccer, rugby and baseball. The 60-acre Tempe Sports Complex has seven lighted multipurpose fields for flag football, lacrosse, softball, ultimate, soccer, rugby and baseball. Contact: Tempe Tourism Office, www.TempeTourism.com. Tucson A natural landscape welcomes visitors to Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. The city offers a wide variety of facilities, as well as great hotel options. Hotel rooms: 12,942 Hotel tax rate: 12.05 percent plus $4 per room, per night (varies outside of the official city limits) Major facilities: The Kino Sports Complex is a 155-acre natural-grass complex with fields for baseball, football, lacrosse and soccer. Oro Valley Aquatic Center houses an Olympic-size competition pool. The University of Arizona offers facilities for football, track and field, baseball, swimming, softball, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, soccer and golf. Convention center: The Tucson Convention Center houses 205,000 square feet of event space. Contact: Visit Tucson, www.visit Tucson.org. n A R I Z O N A t The Right Note Phoenix is home to the world's only global musical instrument museum, the Musical Instrument Museum. The Museum provides a one-of-a- kind opportunity for music lovers to check out more than 360 exhib- its dedicated to all things music, including John Legend's piano. n Greater Hutchinson CVB

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