SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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Page 76 of 165 December 2016 75 Sponsored Content CVBs & Sports Commissions an Angelo lies in the midst of West Texas ranching country almost in the center of Texas and is home to about 100,000 friendly people. A virtual oasis, San Angelo is home to three lakes as well as the beautiful Concho River, which runs through the heart of the city. This modern city is home to a rich Western heritage. San Angelo's famous El Paseo de Santa Angela connects the historic center of the city with the Fort Concho National Historic Landmark and a variety of other historical and cultural attractions. In addition, San Angelo hosts an active arts community, highlighted by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art and the San Angelo Civic Theater. San Angelo is also well known for its International Lily Gar- den, a brilliant display of lilies from around the world. San Angelo features a scenic river walk, San Angelo State Park, and historic structures like the Cactus Hotel. Coupled with its scenic beauty and historical significance, San Angelo's com- mitment to serving sports events makes it appealing to sports event organizers. The Texas Bank Sports Complex attracts major tournaments to San Angelo. The venue offers softball and baseball fields as well as multi-purpose fields for flag foot- ball, kickball and volleyball. San Angelo will host the 2017 Texas Firefighter Games, which is expected to attract more than 1,200 firefighters from across the state to participate in 13 events over the course of a week in July. The 2017 event will mark the 35th anniversary of the games. With more than 250 days of sunshine per year, the Firefighter Games and other events will enjoy the city's average annual temperature of about 65 degrees and low relative humidity. During warmer months, residents and visitors enjoy boating, fishing and water skiing on the three lakes that border San Angelo. In addition, an extensive network of tennis courts, swimming pools, country clubs and public golf courses provide ad- ditional outdoor recreational opportunities. In fall and winter, San Angelo offers some of the best deer, turkey and quail hunting in Texas. Allow San Angelo to host your sports event. You'll quickly learn why it is a top choice for events of all kinds. n S Modern Yet Historic San Angelo Is A Top Choice For Sports Suzanna Aguirre, Sales Manager (325) 655-4136 or (800) 375-1206 The San Angelo CVB

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