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DEC 2016

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com December 2016 38 MYRTLE BEACH Visit Myrtle Beach Regional Sports Alliance P.O. Box 2115 (29578) Phone: (843) 916-7264 Fax: (843) 448-3010 Website: www.MyrtleBeachSports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ visitmyrtlebeachsc Twitter: @mbeachsports YouTube: www.youtube.com/visitmyrtlebeach Contact: Mike Anderson, Exec. Dir. - Sports Tourism Metro Area Rooms: 55,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 10,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, swimming/ diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sail- ing/rowing/canoe, shooting, archery, running, cycling boxing. Comments: Practice, compete, qualify in Myrtle Beach at some of South Carolina's top play time. Many sports events reach record attendance along the Grand Strand, as the Atlantic Ocean unlimited entertainment options set the perfect background for free SEE AD ON PAGE 103 NORTH MYRTLE BEACH North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce 1521 Highway 17 S (29582) Phone: (843) 361-3047 Toll Free: (866) 646-1649 Fax: (843) 280-2930 Email: shafran@northmyrtle beachchamber.com Website: NMBSportsTravel.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ destinationnorthmyrtlebeach Twitter: @visitnmb YouTube: www.youtube.com/ mynorthmyrtlebeach Contact: Shafran Fields, Group Sales Sports Tourism Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 15,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, swimming/ diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, fishing, boating, cycling boxing. Comments: From amateur events to regional is a premier sporting destination for your next event. We can assist you in booking facilities SEE AD ON PAGE 57 SPARTANBURG Spartanburg CVB P. O. Box 1636 (29304) 105 N Pine St. (29302) Phone: (864) 594-5050 Website: www.spartanburgsports.com South Dakota RAPID CITY Rapid City CVB P. O. Box 747 (57709) 444 Mt. Rushmore Road N (57701) Phone: (605) 718-8491 Website: RapidCitySports.com 1010 Lincoln St. (29201) Phone: (803) 545-0009 Toll Free: (800) 264-4884 Fax: (803) 545-0102 Email: spowers@columbiasportscouncil.com Website: www.columbiasportscouncil.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/sportscouncil Twitter: @crsportscouncil LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/225879 YouTube: www.youtube.com/colacvb Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/columbiasc/ columbia-sports Contact: Scott Powers, Exec. Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 12,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 6,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, shooting, fishing, boating, cycling, disc golf, equestrian, Comments: When it comes to planning your next amateur sporting event, let Columbia, SC be your New Southern Hot Spot. With a year- round temperate climate in South Carolina's capital city, Columbia offers visiting athletes a perfect playing field along with top-notch sport- ing arenas exquisite natural landscapes. SEE AD ON PAGE 164 FLORENCE Florence Area Sports Council 3290 W Radio Dr. (29501) Phone: (843) 664-0330 Website: www.playflorence.com GREENVILLE VisitGreenvilleSC 148 River St., Suite 222 (29601) Phone: (864) 421-0000, ext. 105 Toll Free: (800) 351-7180 Fax: (864) 421-0005 Email: rwright@visitgreenvillesc.com Website: www.visitgreenvillesc.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ VisitGreenvilleSC Twitter: @Greenville_SC YouTube: www.youtube.com/ VisitGreenvilleSC Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/VisitGreenville Contact: Robin Wright, Sr. Sales Mgr. - Sports Metro Area Rooms: 8,900 Lgst. Area Room Block: 3,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, shooting, - ing, boating, cycling, boxing lacrosse. Comments: Greenville, S.C., isn't like other cities our size. With everything from great to incredible natural amenities more, we're - tional sporting events. We invite you to come - one's talking about Greenville! Get started by calling us at (800) 351-7180. SEE AD ON PAGE 113 HILTON HEAD ISLAND Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau P. O. Box 5647 (29938) One Chamber Dr. (29928) Phone: (843) 785-3673, ext. 362 Website: www.hiltonheadisland.org ball, mat sports, volleyball, archery, bowling, equestrian, cheer dance, badminton, golf, table tennis, squash, rugby, snow sports, box- ing iFly indoor skydiving. Comments: Located outside of Philadelphia, Valley Forge SPORTS is a supportive com- mission focused on providing the best tourna- right facility to fit your needs. Easily accessible with a variety of high-quality facilities featuring over 70 sports-friendly hotels with nearby SEE AD ON PAGE 119 YORK York County CVB 60 E North St. (17401) Phone: (717) 852-9675 Website: www.yorkpa.org Puerto Rico SAN JUAN Meet Puerto Rico Edifico Ochoa, 500 Tanca Suite 402 (00901-1942) Phone: (787) 474-5069 Toll Free: (800) 875-4765 Fax: (787) 725-2133 Website: www.meetpuertorico.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/meetpuertorico Twitter: @meetpuertorico LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/45301 Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/meetpuertorico Metro Area Rooms: 6,190 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, swimming/ diving, basketball, volleyball, sailing/rowing/ canoe, shooting, archery, running, bowling, boxing. Comments: Going for the Gold. Puerto Rico is proud to be a U.S. Commonwealth, but also celebrates Olympic autonomy. As home to more than 30 sports federations recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the International Olympic events. Planners can choose from 14,500 guest rooms, including top-name hoteliers such as Hilton, Marriott, s at Caguas Sports Complex. There's a comfort- SEE AD ON PAGE 163 Rhode Island Rhode Island Sports Commission 10 Memorial Blvd. Providence (02903) Phone: (401) 456-0240 Website: www.GoSportsRI.com South Carolina COLUMBIA Columbia Regional Sports Council STATE COLLEGE Central Pennsylvania CVB 800 E Park Ave. (16803) Phone: (814) 231-1401 Toll Free: (800) 358-5466, ext. 306 Fax: (814) 231-8123 Email: shirleys@visitpennstate.org Website: www.meetinstatecollege.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/visitpennstate Contact: Shirley Smith, Dir. of Sales Metro Area Rooms: 3,400 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, vol- leyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, archery, running, sports, cycling boxing. Comments: We are your one-stop call. Come stay play in Central PA! STROUDSBURG Pocono Mountains CVB 1004 W Main St. (18360) Phone: (570) 421-5791 Toll Free: (800) 722-9199 Fax: (570) 421-6927 Email: djackson@poconos.org Website: www.PoconoMountains.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ PoconoTourism Twitter: @PoconoTourism YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ PoconoTourism Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/poconotourism/ pocono-mtns-adventure-bucket-list Contact: David M. Jackson, CMP, VP of Sales Metro Area Rooms: 10,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 1,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, dance, fishing, boating, snow sports, cycling, boxing, skirmish/paintball, adventure races orienteering. Comments: The Pocono Mountains are known for outdoor adventure, hiking, biking, skiing, golf, fishing two NASCAR races. Now hosting sporting activities such as Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, Savage Race The Challenge Pocono Mountains. With 2,400 beautiful square miles to choose from, Life is greater in the Pocono Mountains. SEE AD ON PAGE 77 VALLEY FORGE Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board 1000 First Ave., Suite 101 King of Prussia (19406) Phone: (610) 834-7996 Toll Free: (800) 441-3549 Fax: (610) 834-0202 Email: sports@valleyforge.org Website: www.valleyforge.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ VisitValleyForge Twitter: @visitvf LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ valley-forge-sports-commission YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch? v=8wWj_adCLA0 Contact: Andy Carl, Sports Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 8,000 Venues Available For: Soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, martial arts, ice sports, shooting, running, cycling, swimming/diving, basket-

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