SportsEvents Magazine

FEB 2017

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February 2017 40 N O R T H C A R O L I N A t youth football stadium, one lighted softball field, three soccer/football fields and nine lighted tennis courts. Olsen Park features five baseball/softball fields. Veterans Park has six baseball fields, four lighted soccer fields, three soccer/football fields, three softball fields, nine lighted tennis courts, one basketball court and two sand volley- ball courts. Convention center: The Wilming- ton Convention Center can host sports including cheerleading, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, badminton and volleyball. Contact: Wilmington and Beaches CVB, See Ad On Page 33 Winston-Salem Boasting six colleges and universities, Win- ston-Salem offers an impressive and diverse base of collegiate venues and facilities, as well as JDL Fast Track, BB&T Ballpark and BB&T Soccer Park. Hotel rooms: 5,000 Hotel tax rate: 12.75 percent Major facilities: The 25,000-square- foot Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum accommodates indoor sports such as basketball, tennis, cheerleading, volleyball, wrestling and martial arts. Adja- cent to the Coliseum is the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and Annex, which boasts an additional 65,000 square feet of flexible space. The Wake Forest Tennis Complex features 13 DecoTurf II courts. BB&T Soc- cer Park has 13 full-size Bermuda fields and a 5,800-square-foot field house. JDL Fast Track is an indoor premier track and field facility that houses a 200-meter oval track with a Mondotrack FTX surface. Patriot Disc Golf Course has an 18-hole champi- onship-level course. D1 Sports Training is a 45,000-square-foot space featuring two NBA basketball courts with 12 goals, two volleyball nets and a synthetic-turf field. Convention center: The Benton Convention Center is currently under renovation. Updates to the lower level of the 100,000-square-foot facility include additional pre-function space, increased flexibility of the space and other upgrades. Contact: Visit Winston-Salem, visit n See Ad On Page 35 V I S I T O R S B U R E A U • DISC GOLF • BASKETBALL • BASEBALL • SOFTBALL • SOCCER • TENNIS • GOLF • LACROSSE 1-800-637-3804 CONVENIENTLY LOCATED AND EASILY ACCESSIBLE FROM I-85 AND I-40 IN NC FAYETTEVILLE ZipQuest Waterfall and Treetop Adventures in Fayetteville allows you to spend more than two hours in the trees with nine tree platforms, eight ziplines and three suspension bridges.

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