SportsEvents Magazine

FEB 2017

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February 2017 32 www.sportseventsmagazine.com Major facilities: Springwood Park offers regulation fields for baseball, softball and soccer, as well as tennis courts. Fair- child Park has a 28,000-square-foot facility. The Center houses a 14,000-square-foot gym with two full-size basketball courts. Contact: Burlington/Alamance County Visitors Bureau, visitalamance.com See Ad On Page 40 Cabarrus County In the south-central part of the state is Cabarrus County. The area is home to an unequaled concentration of racing attrac- tions, making it a unique motorsports destination. Hotel rooms: 2,791 Hotel tax rate: 13 percent Major facilities: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center offers 2,300 fixed seats and 150,000 square feet of event space. Carolina Courts boasts 47,120 square feet of multi-use courts for sports such as basketball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading and gymnastics. The 200-acre Frank Liske Park has an 18-hole disc golf course, a nine-acre lake, four lighted softball fields, an 11-field soccer complex and six lighted tennis courts. In- timidators Stadium is a 4,700-seat ballpark. Contact: Cabarrus County CVB, VisitCabarrus.com See Ad On This Page Charlotte The largest city in the state, Charlotte has a lot to offer: great facilities, hotels, restau- rants and attractions. Hotel rooms: 37,000+ in metro area N O R T H C A R O L I N A t NOT YOUR ORDINARY SPORTS DESTINATION. In Cabarrus County, NC, we really get into our sports. It doesn't matter what type. That's because in addition to being the home of motorsports' biggest races we also have experience hosting events of all sizes. We have the venues you want. See how we can help you with your event. Greensboro Area CVB GREENSBORO Greensboro is home to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, a Single-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins. Action Greensboro, which is funded by local founda- tions, built NewBridge Bank Park for the minor league baseball team, and since the facility opened in the early 2000s, it has set attendance records for minor league baseball.

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