SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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CVBs & Sports Commissions Sponsored Content December 2016 120 ports reign supreme in Montgomery and the surround- ing River Region of Alabama. That's because of the area's supportive hospitality community, world-class venues, central location in the the southeast, and of course, a city full of unique history, lively entertain- ment and memorable meals. Check out our all-star lineup of venues. Cramton Bowl Multiplex • 70,000 square-foot indoor facility • Opened in 2012 • Can accommodate 15 volleyball courts, beach volleyball, two soccer fields, basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, indoor track, six tennis courts, boxing, 20 wrestling mats, weightlifting, ultimate Frisbee, dance, baton and twirling, sports camps, and exhibitions and trade shows Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex • Stadium seating for 4,000 people • Two lighted championship stadium fields • Eight lighted regulation fields • Indoor practice facility • Previously hosted the Southern Soccer Cup in 2016 featuring age groups from U9 to U19 • Located in east Montgomery, adjacent to Auburn University at Montgomery, near a variety of hotel, dining and shopping properties More Showcase Venues • Dean Fain Park with four softball fields • Lagoon Park Soft- ball Complex with six softball fields • Paterson Field's newly updated base- ball field • Riverwalk Stadium a Double-A Base- ball Stadium, home of the Montgomery Biscuits, the Tampa Bay Rays affiliate • Dunn-Oliver Acadome, a multi-purpose basketball arena with seating for 7,400+ • Cramton Bowl a newly renovated, historic football stadium with seating for 26,500+ About Montgomery • Easily accessible by car or air and locat- ed at the crossroads of Interstates 65 and 85, the city is directly linked to Atlanta (two-hour drive). • The Montgomery Regional Airport offers service from Delta and American Airlines with several direct flights. • The Montgomery and central Alabama region hosts 100+ major sports events annually. • The famed 54-hole Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail offers a premiere location for a golf tournament to accompany your event. • The Central Alabama Sports Commis- sion, the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the entire hospitality community stand ready to help you produce winning events! n S Montgomery, Alabama: Game On! Ron Simmons, VP of Destination Sales (800) 240-9452 Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce

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