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SEP 2018

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September 2018 42 www.sportseventsmagazine.com M A R Y L A N D t Center is an equestrian facility. Hannah More Skate Park offers multiple features. Honeygo Run Regional Park has two lighted ball diamonds, three athletic fields, a 13,000-square-foot indoor recreation center and a roller hockey court. Contact: Baltimore County Tourism and Promotion, www.enjoybaltimorecounty.com Cecil County Cecil County is situated in northeast Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay. The area boasts Calvert Regional Park and is unique in that it's located just five miles from the Pennsylvania border, eight miles from the Delaware border and 20 miles from the New Jersey border. Hotel rooms: 3,000 Major facilities: Calvert Regional Park has one synthetic-turf multipurpose field and 11 natural-grass multipurpose fields. Fair Hill International hosts polo. The Chesapeake Bay hosts fishing tournaments. Contact: Cecil County Tourism, www.seececil.org, Cecil County Parks & Recreation, www.ccgov.org Dorchester Dorchester County has more shoreline than any other county in Maryland. The area offers small town charm, a national wildlife refuge and waterways, bays, rivers and marshes. The 5th Annual IRONMAN Maryland featured more than 2,000 endurance athletes in the Mid-Atlantic's only IRONMAN event. Hotel rooms: 700 Major Facilities: Hurlock Softball Field, Sailwinds Park in Cambridge and Friend- ship Park in East New Market. Contact: Dorchester County Office of Tourism, www.visitdorchester.org Frederick County Few destinations are more centrally located to America's mid-Atlantic attractions than Frederick County. The area is just a few hours from New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and 45 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md. Hotel rooms: 2,600 Major facilities: PNC Sports Complex at Mount St. Mary's University is a 4,800-square-foot bi-level facility. Knott Arena – part of the Knott Athletic Rec- reation Convocation Complex at Mount St. Mary's University – is a multipurpose arena. John J. Dillon Field House has four multipurpose basketball, tennis and volley- ball courts. Frederick Indoor Sports Center hosts soccer, lacrosse, field hockey and flag football. Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium is a 5,500-seat Minor League ballpark. Skate Frederick features two NHL-size rinks. Contact: Visit Frederick, www.visitfrederick.org Garrett County Garrett County is located just three hours or less from three major metropolitan areas: Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Pitts- burgh. With beautiful terrain, the area's natural surroundings offer an amazing backdrop for outdoor events such as triathlon and cycling. Garrett County also boasts unique venues such as Adventure Sports Center International, a recirculating whitewater facility that hosted the 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. Hotel rooms: 4,000 Major facilities: The course at Adven- ture Sports Center International is just over 1,700 feet long and drops 24 feet from the top to bottom. The Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex at Garrett College features a 25-meter competition pool with six lanes, as well as a gym. Wisp Resort is the only downhill ski resort in Maryland and boasts 132 acres of ski terrain with 32 slopes and trails. Contact: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, www.visitdeepcreek.com Harford Harford boasts a scenic location as it's lo- cated along the Chesapeake Bay, about 25 miles northeast of Baltimore and 80 miles from Philadelphia. Hotels: Approximately 24 properties APG Federal Credit Union Arena: The largest indoor arena in Northeastern Maryland, the APGFCU Arena features 18,600 square feet of space and 2,500 seats. See Ad On Page 43 Major facilities: Ripken Experience boasts numerous fields of various dimen- sions that support play for youth baseball. Cedar Lane Regional Park is a 110-acre multi-sport complex with 13 fields. Contact: Visit Harford, visitharford.com See Ad On Page 41 Howard County Howard County is conveniently located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The area is home to Patapsco Valley ► HARFORD Cedar Lane Regional Park is a 110-acre multi-sport recreation complex that hosts tournaments and leagues. The complex features 12 grass and one turf field with a new state-of-the-art scoreboard with LED video display and sound system. The turf field also has seating for 900. The park also includes a 1.46-mile walking/jogging/biking trail and training obstacles. n

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