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JUL 2018

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July 2018 42 www.sportseventsmagazine.com T E X A S t Texas at the intersection of US-87 and I-20. The city features Dorothy Garrett Colise- um, a 90,000-square-foot facility ideal for basketball. Hotel rooms: 1,263 Major facilities: Roy Anderson Sports Complex has four softball fields, four baseball fields, one T-ball field, five soccer fields and one football field. Comanche Trail Lake is stocked and is great for fishing tournaments. Big Spring Independent School District (ISD) includes a football field, track and field, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts and basketball courts. Contact: Big Spring CVB, www.visitbigspring.com See Ad On This Page Brenham Brenham is found between Austin, College Station and Houston. It offers small-town hospitality and is the self-proclaimed Base- ball Capital of Texas. Hotel rooms: 652 Major facilities: Fireman's Baseball Field at Fireman's Park is a 1,200-seat ballpark. Leroy Dreyer Field at Blinn College is a ballpark with grandstand seating for 665. Brenham ISD Cub Stadium has an AstroTurf field and hosts soccer and football. Contact: City of Brenham, www.cityofbrenham.org Brownsville In south Texas is Brownsville. The city offers a number of state-of-the-art venues such as Brownsville Sports Park. Hotels: 37 properties Major facilities: The Brownsville Sports Park offers basketball courts, a BMX track and sand volleyball courts. Antonio Gonza- lez Park has baseball and soccer fields. The Brownsville Tennis Center has 16 courts. Contact: Visit Brownsville, www.brownsville.org Brownwood Brownwood lies in the heart of Texas. In the last 10 years Brownwood has invested heavily into new sports facilities that sup- port a variety of competitions and the facili- ties were designed with visitors in mind. Hotel rooms: 314 Major facilities: Bert V. Massey II Sports Complex has 12 total fields for baseball and softball. Gordon Wood Stadi- um accommodates football, and track and field. Brownwood Coliseum is a 4,000-seat multipurpose facility. Camp Bowie Soccer Complex boasts 22 fields. Contact: City of Brownwood, www.visitbrownwood.com See Ad On Page 44 Bryan-College Station Bryan and its twin city, College Station, is situated between three major cities: Austin, Houston, and Dallas. The downtown area has been revitalized in recent years and new hotels, restaurants, and retail stores have been popping up everywhere. Hotel rooms: 6,000 Major facilities: The Bryan Regional Athletic Complex has four lighted adult softball fields, four Little League fields, four lighted soccer fields, two lighted tennis courts, one lighted basketball court and two sand volleyball courts. The Brazos County Expo center is a multipurpose venue featur- ing 50,000 square feet of indoor space. Veter- ans Park & Athletic Complex has 13 full-size athletic fields and five softball fields. Contact: City of Bryan Parks & Recre- ation Department, www.bryantx.gov; Bryan College Station Sports + Events, www.bcssportsandevents.com, City of College Station, cstx.gov/rentals See Ad On Page 7 Cedar Hill An average of 229 sunny days per year means fewer rainouts in Cedar Hill. The city's well-developed and manicured athletic fields are very much in demand throughout the region for soccer, softball, football and baseball events and tourna- ments. Hotel rooms: 216, with an additional 90 being added by September

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