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AUG 2018

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com August 2018 57 baseball, T-ball and football. Contact: Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism, www.visitsandysprings.org Savannah Savannah offers a truly authentic and unique experience that allows visitors to enjoy the largest historic district in the nation with venues to meet each event organizer's needs. Hotel rooms: 15,000 Hotel tax rate: 13 percent plus $5 per night, per room state fee Major facilities: Savannah Civic Cen- ter has 20,000 square feet of floor space with seating for 6,000. Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex boasts 11 lighted rect- angular fields. Memorial Stadium hosts football, soccer and lacrosse. The Bacon Softball District has 16 softball fields within one mile of each other. Grayson Stadium is a 4,500-seat baseball stadium. Convention center: Savannah International Trade & Convention Center features 330,000 square feet of space, 100,000 of which is contiguous. The venue hosts sports such as gymnastics and volleyball. Contact: Greater Savannah Sports Council, www.savannahsportscouncil.com Statesboro Statesboro is less than an hour from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. Hotel rooms: 1,000 Major facilities: Mill Creek Regional Park consists of baseball/soccer fields and tennis courts. Riverview Golf Course is an 18-hole public golf course. Contact: Statesboro CVB, www.visitstatesboro.org Valdosta In southern Georgia is Valdosta. The city offers state-of-the-art sports facilities, including 19 baseball/softball diamonds. Hotel rooms: 4,000 Hotel tax rate: 14 percent plus $5 per night, per room state fee Major facilities: Freedom Park has 10 acres of soccer fields and eight dia- monds. Vallotton Youth Complex offers seven baseball/softball fields. South Lowndes Recreation Complex has two adult and two youth baseball diamonds. The Harry B. Anderson Tennis Center boasts 12 hard courts and will be adding six additional courts, along with stadium seating. Convention center: The James H. Rainwater Conference Center is a 45,000-square-foot venue that can host sports such as wrestling and gymnastics. Contact: Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center & Tourism Authority, visitvaldosta.org n See Ad On This Page G E O R G I A t thamel@valdostatourism.com When you bring your tournament to "Winnersville," you can't lose. With more than 4,000 rooms surrounded by eateries, shopping and adventure, it's no wonder we are investing $14 million into state-of-the-art sports facilities. A #VeryValdosta tournament is sure to be a homerun! Tel. 229.219.4407 Rippin' a dinger is Very Valdosta

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