SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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December 2016 138 CVBs & Sports Commissions Sponsored Content 877.493.4949 | • Just 3 hours from Chicago & Detroit • Over 1600 hotel rooms • Facilities to host sporting events year 'round AFTER YOU PLAY... Play! ocated in southwest Michigan, Holland is a favorite Michigan va- cation and sports destination! Fa- mous for its warm sandy beaches, historic downtown and unique Dutch at- tractions, Holland plays host year-round at the state and regional level to NCAA DIII nationals. The greater Holland area is home to city, township, high school and college venues for soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball and tennis. Holland also boasts a two-sheet ice arena and a state-of-the-art aquatic facility. The Holland Aquatic Center is representative of the caliber of venues Holland has to offer: The Holland Aquatic Center is a state- of-the-art competitive swimming and diving facility that hosts competitions from local, state, and regional to national championship levels (including NCAA DIII Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships). The Aquatic Center features two 1-meter and two 3-meter diving boards, an eight-lane, 50-meter competitive pool with a movable bulkhead that allows it to be configured in a variety of ways, as well as a 25-yard, 6-lane warm-up pool and diving well. The center also boasts the Colorado Time System and Scoreboard. The spec- tator area features a permanent elevated bleacher area with seating capacity for 600 (plus additional on-deck seating). Holland has more than 1,600 hotel rooms to meet every team's taste and bud- get. Enjoy beachcombing, boating, hiking and biking, or shopping in an award-winning downtown. And, where else can you watch wooden shoes being carved, or climb to the top of a 250-year- old working Dutch windmill or the top of a 250-foot sand dune? With so many things for family and fans to do before or after the tournament, combined with first-rate athletic venues, you can expect great par- ticipation in your event! n L Play In Holland, Michigan! Wendy Link, Sales Director (877) 493-4949 Holland Visitors Bureau

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