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December 2016 52 www.sportseventsmagazine.com CVBs & Sports Commissions Sponsored Content tarting with highly personal service from the Beaumont CVB trickling down to enthusiastic support of local businesses, hotels and sports venues, hosting sports events in fan-friendly Beaumont is a community effort. Beaumont's partners throughout the community rally together to welcome teams and their fans while serving up first-class experiences. Beaumont offers 3,500 guest rooms city- wide to accommodate play on 24 softball/ baseball fields, 45 soccer fields, 32 tennis courts and more than 137,000 square feet of indoor space. Ford Park's five versatile sporting sites with the 9,500-seat Ford Arena serves as Beaumont's centerpiece, but the new tennis facility at the Beaumont Athletic Complex headlines the community's progressive attitude. The newly expanded Municipal Tennis Center features 24 lighted two-tone hard- courts, four covered courts and a new 4,500-square-foot Clubhouse with a pro- shop, lounge, locker rooms and more. In addition to the new tennis courts, the Beaumont Athletic Complex has 12 softball diamonds with five-tier bleachers, four lighted sand volleyball courts, two soccer goals and a 1.25-mile jogging trail along with picnic and playground areas. The Ford Arena and the Ford Exhibit Hall combine for 83,000 square feet of flat indoor space. Ford Midway has nine acres of paved festival grounds, a 45,000-square foot practice arena and 25,000-square foot Ag barn for rodeos and extreme events. With 6,200 covered seats and another 12,000 on the lawn, Ford Pavilion is great for cheerleading events. When you add it all up, Beaumont's sports community gets it. n S Celebrated. Respected. Acclaimed. Beaumont, TX Is Famously Good For Sports g o o d for s p o rt s VISITBEAUMONTTX.COM/SPORTS 1-800-392-4401 24 Softball/Baseball Fields • 45 Soccer Fields • 32 Tennis Courts • Over 137,000 square feet of Indoor Space Beaumont, Texas is home to hundreds of celebrated legends including the world's greatest female athlete, Babe Didrickson Zaharias as well as Jimmy Johnson, Bubba Smith and Bum Phillips! Freddie Willard, Director of Sales (409) 880-3749 or (800) 392-4401 www.visitbeaumonttx.com Beaumont CVB "Beaumont has a love for the game! Our hotels and sports facilities have years of experience and are ready to accommodate you, your teams and their fans." Beaumont's newly expanded Munici- pal Tennis Center features 24 lighted two-tone hard-courts, 4 covered courts and a new 4,500-square-foot Clubhouse with a pro-shop, lounge, locker rooms, restrooms and large covered porch. Lacie Grant