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Convention center: Rabobank Arena,
Theater and Convention Center is designed
to accommodate almost any type of event
and seats 10,000. The facility houses more
than 70,000 square feet of space.
Contact: Bakersfield CVB, www.visit
Camarillo offers nearly perfect ye-
ar-round weather and a charming down-
town. This southern California communi-
ty also offers convenience as it's located
off Highway 101 between Los Angeles
and Santa Barbara.
Hotels: Approximately 11 properties
Major facilities: California State
University Channel Islands has fields for
soccer, flag football, Ultimate Frisbee and
softball, as well as indoor facilities for
basketball, indoor tennis, indoor soccer
and volleyball. The Pleasant Valley Aqua-
tic Center has a wide variety of offerings.
Freedom Park BMX has BMC riding and
Contact: Visit Camarillo, www.visit
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Fresno is in central California. Travel to the
city from San Francisco or Los Angeles is
easy and Fresno is also within 90 minutes
of three national parks: Sequoia, Kings
Canyon and Yosemite.
Hotel rooms: 10,000+
Major facilities: Selland Arena is a
multipurpose venue with 27,000 square feet
of flat floor space. Woodward Park houses
cross country courses, a BMX track, moun-
tain bike trails and an 18-hole disc golf
course. Save Mart Center at Fresno State is
a 450,000-square-foot multipurpose facility.
Chukchansi Park hosts baseball and soccer.
Convention center: Fresno Convention
& Entertainment Center offers more than
66,000-square-feet of flexible space and has
three exhibit halls that can be used separate-
ly or combined into one large hall.
Contact: Fresno/Clovis CVB, www.
Huntington Beach appeals to those who
enjoy an active lifestyle. The city offers
beautiful beaches that play host to hundreds
of sporting events, such as the US Open of
Surfing, the largest surf competition in the
Hotel: 20+ properties
Major facilities: Huntington City
Beach is a top spot for beach activities
and water sports. Huntington Beach City
Gym & Pool houses a basketball gym and
pool. Edison Park offers baseball fields.
The sports complex features a baseball
field and a soccer field.
Contact: Huntington Beach Sports
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