SportsEvents Magazine

FEB 2017

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com February 2017 51 t Dick's Sporting Goods Open, John Mack Memorial Lacrosse Tournament and Gold Cup BMX. Hotel rooms: 2,500 Hotel tax rate: 13 percent Major facilities: Binghamton University offers an events center, sports complex, new tennis courts, softball field and a new turf baseball field. The Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena is a 4,700-seat multipurpose venue. The Greater Bing- hamton Sports Complex is the largest dome in the northeast. Contact: Greater Binghamton CVB, visitbinghamton.org Buffalo Location is what it's all about in Buffalo. The city is drivable for several major U.S. cities, such as Boston, New York, Detroit, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, as well as Cana- dian locales such as Toronto and Southern Ontario. Hotel rooms: 14,177 Hotel tax rate: 13.75 percent Major facilities: New Era Field is a 71,870-seat National Football League stadium. KeyBank Center is a 19,200-seat multipurpose venue. Coca-Cola Field is a 16,907-seat ballpark. Northtown Center houses four sheets of ice. HARBORCEN- TER has two sheets of ice. RiverWorks has two sheets of ice and roller derby rink. Burt Flickinger Athletic Center includes an Olympic-size pool. Contact: Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission, visitbuffaloniagara.com Chautauqua County Chautauqua County is known as western New York's Snow Country. The county is anchored by the cities of Jamestown and Dunkirk, and is composed of numerous diverse communities. Hotels: Approximately 27+ properties Major facilities: Chautauqua Lake hosts tournaments and is popular for ► N E W Y O R K Graveyard of Champions The Saratoga Race Course is the oldest operating thoroughbred racetrack in the country. Known as the Graveyard of Champions, the course opened 150 years ago and has been named one of the world's greatest sporting venues by Sports Illustrated. n WHAT TO SEE: Photo courtesy of SaratogaPhotographer.com To set up a site tour, contact CVB Director Kristen Hanifin at (518) 668-5755. LakeGeorgeChamber.com/CVB Year-round activities Site tours available Unique Events Top Venues

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