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AUG 2016

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com August 2016 63 Central Massachusetts Central Massachusetts includes many cities and towns, including Worcester, Providence and Hartford. The centrally located area offers numerous facilities at colleges and universities, as well as city parks. Hotel rooms: 2,500+ region-wide; 1,250+ in Worcester Major properties: Worcester State University includes a 2,500-seat football stadium. College of the Holy Cross offers a 23,500-seat football stadium, 3,500-seat ballpark, 1,100-seat hockey arena and 3,700-seat basketball arena. Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium includes a track, turf field and seating for 4,800. Lake Quinsigamond is a rowing venue. Convention center: DCU Center is a multipurpose 14,000-seat arena and convention center with more than 100,000 square feet of event space. Contact: Discover Central Massachusetts, www.destination worcester.org. Johnny Appleseed Country North-central Massachusetts' Johnny Appleseed Country is an appealing destination thanks to its unique blend of location, facilities and family activities that surround the area. The area offers facilities for soccer, lacrosse and golf, as well as areas for cross-country races. Hotel rooms: 850 Major facilities: Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields include 16 fields. Fitchburg State University offers an indoor gym and pool, turf football field, baseball field and softball field. Wachusett Mountain is a ski and snowboard area. Contact: Johnny Appleseed Country, www.appleseed.org. See Ad On Page 64 Martha's Vineyard Located seven miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard has legendary appeal. This 100-square mile island is not only beautiful, it also offers diverse opportunities for sports, from golf and cycling to swimming and baseball. Hotel rooms: 1,200 Hotel tax rate: 9.7 percent Major facilities: Martha's Vineyard ► GAME ON h u n d r e d s o f ve n u e s ye a r - ro u n d eve n t s Find the perfect venue for your next sporting event in Massachusetts. Start planning now at MASportsOffice.com skiing f o ot b a l l ka y a k i n g go l f r u n n i ng ba s e ba l l b m x v ol le y b a l l l ac r o s se c yc l i n g s a i l i ng h o c k ey a r c h e r y y o u n a m e i t. LET'S GO t M A S S A C H U S E T T S Baseball in Martha's Vineyard

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