SportsEvents Magazine

MAR 2017

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com March 2017 61 International. Hotel rooms: 3,049 Hotel tax rate: 12.5 percent Major facility: The Voice of America Athletic Complex is a 33-field complex consisting of 20 natural-grass fields and two synthetic-turf fields that can be configured to accommodate sports such as soccer, lacrosse, Quidditch, Ultimate Frisbee and more. Contact: Butler County Visitors Bureau, www.gettothebc.com See Ad On This Page Canton As the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton is a destination for many sports fans. The city also offers other attractions, restaurants and entertainment options. Hotel rooms: 2,700+ countywide Hotel tax rate: 12.5 percent Major facilities: Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village includes two turf fields and one championship grass field, and in May will have a total of five turf fields. C.T. Branin Natatorium has a competi- tion pool. Paul L. David Athletic Training Center at Washington High School is a 85,000-square-foot indoor facility that can accommodate football, baseball, softball, soccer, track and golf. Diamond Community Park and Sports Complex offers 42 acres of fields. Civic center: Canton Memorial Civic Center features a 16,000-square-foot auditorium. Contact: Visit Canton Stark County CVB, www.visitcanton.com Cincinnati In southwest Ohio is Cincinnati. The city is a major sports town as it's home to Major League teams and the University of Cincinnati. Hotel rooms: 28,000 in metro area Hotel tax rate: 17.5 percent Major facilities: Cintas Center at Xavier University is a 10,250-seat indoor arena. Fifth Third Bank Arena at the University of Cincinnati is a 14,000-seat multipurpose venue. Marge Schott Stadi- um features a lighted field. The Keating Aquatics Center features an eight-lane, 50-meter pool. U.S. Bank Arena is a 15,502-seat multipurpose arena. Florence Freedom Stadium is a 4,500-seat Minor League ballpark. Convention center: Duke Energy Convention Center houses 750,000 gross square feet, including 200,000-square- feet of contiguous space and is adja- cent to 3,500 hotel rooms. The Sha- ronville Convention Center features 28,999-square-feet of space. Contact: Cincinnati USA, www. cincyusa.com Clermont County Clermont County is part of the Cincinnati metro area and is home to East Fork State Park, a unique venue with a long history of hosting championship-level rowing. ► O H I O t

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