SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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COOKEVILLE-PUTNAM COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU December 2016 45 Sponsored Content CVBs & Sports Commissions outdoor oasis locat- ed on Interstate 40 between Nashville and Knoxville and north of Chattanooga on Highway 111, Cookeville, Tennessee is "A Natural Fit" to serve as your host city. Home to some of the fittest athletes on the planet, Cookeville offers more than just a venue. As a community of competi- tors, it offers a sports and fitness culture to welcome your participants and fans with open arms. Accustomed to welcoming competitors from around the globe on a daily basis, Cookeville is equipped to offer experi- enced sport event facilitators, more than 1,400 hotel rooms and premier venues. Tennessee Tech University's Tucker Stadium and multi-use facilities like the Hooper Eblen Center and Hyder-Burks Pavilion along with city and coun- ty-owned venues such as Cane Creek Park & Sportsplex and Putnam County Sports Complex support a variety of needs. CrossFit Mayhem, a new state-of- the-art facility owned by 4x Fittest Man on Earth Rich Froning, provides a fitness and wellness experience like no other. A National Hot Rod Association-sanctioned dragstrip and hillclimb venue certified by the American Motorcycle Association are also popular among event organizers. World-renowned foodies and 100+ restaurants can re-fuel fans and par- ticipants including incredible culinary options from World Chef Challenge Win- ner Chad Combs, Michael "Grillmaster McD" McDearman, and CrossFit Games Competitor Thomas "MealFit" Cox. You will also find 1,200 miles of near- by lake shoreline, 11 of Tennessee's most renowned state parks and natural areas and countless attractions. n An Cookeville: Your Athletic Hospitality Headquarters Zach Ledbetter, Vice President, Visitor Development (931) 526-2211 or (800) 264-5541 Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors Bureau THE PERFECT BALANCE OF ATHLETICS & ADVENTURE 800-264-5541 | @cookevilletn COOKEVILLE-PUTNAM COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU "Cookeville is 'A Natural Fit' for your event. We have a unique sports and fitness culture allowing for unheard-of athletic hospitality. We welcome athletes, because we are ath- letes. When you host with us, it's more than a competition. It's an experience." Tennessee Tech University's Tucker Stadium, Cookeville

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