SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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December 2016 29 www.sportseventsmagazine.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/lakepointsports Contact: Michael Grade, Sr. VP Sports Operations Metro Area Rooms: 17,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 4,500 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, basketball, cycling boxing. Comments: With more than 1,300 acres nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Allatoona, LakePoint features state-of-the -art sports venues five million square feet of amenities, including on-site hotels, restau- rants, themed retail, bowling, ziplines, water SEE AD ON PAGE 145 EVANS Columbia County CVB 1000 Business Blvd. (30809) Phone: (866) 391-7677 Website: www.ChooseColumbiaCounty.com LAGRANGE LaGrange-Troup County Parks & Recreation 1220 Lafayette Pkwy. (30241) 111 Bull St. Phone: (706) 883-1671 or (706) 884-8671 Email: jkuerzi@troupco.org or dave@lagrangechamber.com Website: www.visitlagrange.com Contact: JJ Kuerzi or Dave Marler SEE AD ON PAGE 152 MACON Macon - Bibb County CVB P. O. Box 6354 (31208) 450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. (31201) Phone: (478) 743-1074 Website: www.visitmacon.org PEACHTREE CITY Peachtree City CVB 201 McIntosh Trail (30269) Phone: (678) 216-0282 Website: www.visitpeachtreecity.com ROME Greater Rome CVB/Rome Sports Commission 402 Civic Center Dr. NE (30161-5185) Phone: (706) 236-4550 Toll Free: (800) 444-1834 Fax: (706) 236-5029 Email: ann@romegeorgia.org Website: www.romegeorgia.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/romegeorgia Twitter: @romegeorgia Contact: Ann Hortman, Director, Rome Sports Commission Metro Area Rooms: 860+ Lgst. Area Room Block: 500 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, archery, run- Comments: Southern hospitality runs through Even the visiting teams feels at home! SEE AD ON PAGE 47 soccer complex, 57-court tennis center, 8-field softball complex with stadium. Couple these facilities with the Sports Council's experienced the recipe for a successful event. SEE AD ON PAGE 64 CUMMING The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce 212 Kelly Mill Road (30040) Phone: (770) 887-6461, ext. 21 Fax: (770) 781-8800 Email: abarlow@cummingforsythchamber.org Website: www.cummingforsythchamber.org Contact: Anna Barlow, Dir. of Tourism Metro Area Rooms: 2,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 644 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, swimming/diving, basketball, sailing/row- Comments: Cumming-Forsyth offers fields us your recreation destination. DALTON Dalton Area CVB & Sports Commission P. O. Box 6177 (30722-6177) 305 Depot St. (30755) Phone: (706) 876-1572 Fax: (706) 876-1561 Email: gshell@VisitDaltonGa.com Website: www.VisitDaltonGA.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ DaltonAreaCVB Twitter: @visitdalton Contact: Grant Shell, Sports Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 1,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 600 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, martial arts, basketball, shooting, archery, g. Comments: Home to 40 softball/baseball fields, 24 tennis courts, Astroturf soccer, swimming 1,500 hotel rooms, Dalton is the perfect place to play! Located in the northwest Georgia Mountains, natural beauty surrounds us. Dalton is located off of I-75 within one day's driving distance from over half of the US. SEE AD ON PAGE 55 DOUGLASVILLE Douglasville CVB 6694 E Broad St. (30134) Phone: (770) 947-5920 Website: www.visitdouglasville.com DULUTH Gwinnett Sports Commission 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Suite 200 (30097) Phone: (770) 814-6042 Website: www.gwinnettsportscommission.com EMERSON LakePoint Sports Development Group, LLC P. O. Box 640 (30137) 755 Highway 293 Phone: (404) 263-0495 Email: michael.grade@lakepointsports.com Website: www.lakepointsports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ lakepointsports Twitter: @lakepointsports of Georgia, Athens has a proud tradition of hosting amateur sports at the highest level. Experience the new Classic Center Arena, easily walkable downtown, with hotels, restau- Athens Sports Unleashed! ATLANTA Cobb Sports Alliance (Cobb Travel & Tourism) One Galleria Pkwy., Suite 1A2A (30339) Phone: (678) 303-2622 Toll Free: (800) 451-3480 Fax: (678) 303-2625 Email: rrogers@travelcobb.org Website: www.cobbsportsalliance.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/cobb sportsalliance Twitter: @cobbsports YouTube: www.youtube.com/travelcobb Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/travelcobb Contact: Rachel Rogers, Sports Sales/ Services Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 13,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 400 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, Comments: Located 10 minutes northwest of Atlanta, Cobb County is Atlanta's sweet spot when it comes to sports! With a large variety of sports venues available, Cobb County services to create a memorable event. SEE AD ON PAGE 154 AUGUSTA Augusta Sports Council P. O. Box 1331 (30903) 1450 Greene St. Suite 110 (30901) Phone: (706) 722-8326 Website: www.augustasportscouncil.org CALHOUN Calhoun, Gordon County CVB 300 S Wall St. (30707) Phone: (706) 625-3200 Website: www.exploregordoncounty.com COLUMBUS Columbus, GA Sports Council P. O. Box 1519 (31902) 100 Fourth St. (31901) Phone: (706) 660-1996 Fax: (706) 225-4533 Email: msherman@columbusga.org Website: www.columbusgasports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/ Columbus-GA-Sports-Council/13664411491 Twitter: @colsgasports YouTube: www.youtube.com/results?search_ Contact: Merri Sherman, CSEE, Exec. Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 4,600+ Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, archery, running, bowling, cheer dance, fishing, cycling boxing. Comments: 4,600 hotel rooms, 10,000 seat civic center with two ice rinks, convention TAMPA Tampa Bay Sports Commission 401 E Jackson St., Suite 2100 (33602-5803) Phone: (813) 218-3813 Website: www.TampaBaySports.org Georgia ALBANY Albany CVB 112 N Front St. (31701) Phone: (229) 317-4760 Website: www.visitalbanyga.com ALPHARETTA Alpharetta CVB 178 S Main St., Suite 200 (30009) Phone: (678) 297-2811 Toll Free: (877) 202-5961 Fax: (678) 297-9197 Email: anna@awesomealpharetta.com Website: www.awesomealpharetta.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/awesome alpharetta Twitter: @alpharettacvb LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/ company/2178065 YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ alpharettacvb Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/alpharettacvb Contact: Anna Mikell, Sports Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 2,763 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, archery, running, bowling, Comments: Need hotels? Call us. We have 23! One call, one contact gets you availability upscale yet affordable hotels for sporting events. Personalized planning services with insider tips, customized itineraries, site visits welcome bags are FREE. Let us help you; contact us today! SEE AD ON PAGE 66 ATHENS/CLARKE COUNTY Athens CVB 300 N Thomas St. Athens (30601) Phone: (706) 357-4410 Toll Free: (800) 653-0603 Fax: (706) 546-8040 Email: jboling@visitathensga.com Website: www.visitathensga.com Contact: Jay Boling, Sports Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 2,434 Lgst. Area Room Block: 1,500 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, shooting, fishing, cycling, boxing electronic sports. Comments: As the home of The University

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