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DEC 2015

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com December 2015 111 Sponsored Content CVBs & Sports Commissions Old Settler's Park www.RoundRockTexas.gov Round Rock's Old Settler's Park is the city's crown jewel of the park system and is a well-known sports destination in the youth and amateur sports leagues. The park's 570 acres provide ample space for several pursuits. Included in the park are Champion Fields, an 18-hole, pro- fessionally designed golf course; Bright Lake, which is stocked as needed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Fish Hatchery program; a three-acre designated area used for special events and programs; 40 picnic areas with barbeque pits; seven playgrounds; a regulation remote control airplane take-off and landing strip; seven soccer fields; a tennis complex with 12 courts; 3.3 miles of paved trails; two sand volleyball courts; and cross country courses. If there's a game to be played, Old Settler's Park has a place to play it. Champion Fields at Old Settler's Park www.RoundRockTexas.gov Are you looking for the field of dreams? This premier destination for recreation includes 120+ acres of softball/baseball fun. There are 20 baseball fields, five softball fields, 39,000 square feet of shaded spectator areas, 18 lighted batting cages, three tailgate islands, five covered playgrounds, and ample warm-up areas outside of the fields. The Dell Diamond The home of the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Round Rock, is designed to allow amazing close-up views of the action and features numer- ous amenities for fan comfort and enjoy- ment. The Dell Diamond is also the site for amateur sporting events, as well as musical concerts, craft shows and other events held year round. Clay Madsen Recreation Center www.ClayMadsenRec.com This unique facility has two full-sized gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball or other indoor events. The facility also houses a six-lane, 25-yard lap pool, four racquetball courts and a cardio/ weight room. Shaylah Dame Skate Park Located right behind the Clay Madsen Recreational Center is a 14,000-square- foot skate park that features a bowl sec- tion with a full capsule and pool coping. The park also has a street component with ledges, handrails, stairs, pyramids and banks, and is free. Kelly Reeves ISD Athletic Complex This impressive stadium is home to Round Rock High Schools and covers 46 acres. The complex has special features, including the AstroPlay synthetic turf that has a uniform, shock-reducing thin elastic layer beneath the playing field, a state-of- the-art JumboTron, and seating capacity for 11,000. Dr. R.L. Peters Jr. Field at Dragon Stadium Built in 1974, this is Round Rock's oldest stadium. This stadium has one regulation football field and a track with seating capacity for 8,800. With so many activities and year-round sunny weather, it's always a good time to visit Round Rock. Even though we're known as The Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock also has plenty of entertain- ment, fine dining, and shopping to offer within a close proximity to the sports center. On or off the court, we offer visitors a unique sports destination experience that they will be sure to remember, and we do it all with small-town Texas charm. Location Located right in the heart of Texas, Round Rock really is at the center of it all. Only 30 minutes from Austin, Round Rock is easily accessible from Austin's Bergstrom International Airport and Amtrak stations. We are also approxi- mately a three-hour drive from Dallas and Houston, respectively. With numerous public transportation options from both cities and direct highway routes on both I-35 and 290 it's easy to get your team to Round Rock. n Nancy Yawn Director (512) 218-7094 nyawn@roundrock texas.gov www.SportsCapitalofTexas.com Round Rock CVB "Round Rock is the city with a big heart, and even bigger sports facilities. We offer visitors world-class facilities, year-round sunny weather, comfortable hotels, and we do it all with Texas charm. On or off the court, we offer visitors a unique sports destination experience that they will be sure to remember." Champions Field See Ad On Pages 2 & 3

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