SportsEvents Magazine

FEB 2017

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February 2017 38 N O R T H C A R O L I N A t High Point High Point is located within the Pied- mont Triad of North Carolina. With five major highways surrounding the city, all sporting facilities are easily accessible and within close proximity of sports-friendly accommodations. Hotel rooms: 1,000+ Major facilities: High Point Athletic Complex features a baseball field, eight soccer fields, a football field and an eight- lane track. Johnson Street Sports Complex offers six ball fields. Deep River Recreation Center includes three baseball fields, three softball fields, one basketball court and three tennis courts. Contact: High Point CVB, See Ad On This Page Mooresville Mooresville is situated along Lake Norman in west-central North Carolina. The city is an outdoor playground for water sports. Hotel rooms: 1,109 Hotel tax rate: 10.75 percent Major facilities: Mazeppa Park has one regulation-size baseball field, three softball fields, two turf soccer fields and four grass soccer fields. Cornelius Road Park offers two youth baseball fields, an 18-hole championship disc golf course and six tennis courts. Lake Norman Tennis Center features five indoor heated Plexicushion hard courts, six outdoor Har-Tru clay courts and three outdoor hard courts. North Main Park includes three youth softball fields. Presbyterian Road Park has three youth baseball/softball fields. Talbert Recreation Center consists of two full-size basketball courts that can also host gymnastics and wrestling. Contact: Mooresville CVB, racecity See Ad On Page 39 Raleigh Raleigh has emerged as a leading desti- nation for sporting events over the last 10 years. It offers a slew of world-class facili- ties such as PNC Arena, WakeMed Soccer Park and Cary Tennis Park. Hotel rooms: 15,500+ Hotel tax rate: 12.75 percent Major facilities: PNC Arena is a 19,700-seat, 700,000-square-foot multi- purpose facility at North Carolina State University. WakeMed Soccer Park is a 10,000-seat stadium with seven additional soccer fields and cross-country courses. USA Baseball National Training Com- plex has four fields maintained of MLB standard. Cary Tennis Park offers 29 courts. WRAL Soccer Park features 22 fields. Walnut Creek Softball Complex consists of nine fields. 1634 N. MAIN ST., SUITE 102 HIGH POINT, NC 27262 800.720.5255 | HIGHPOINT.ORG Whether your team needs a fi eld to compete on or the banquet space to celebrate a winning season, you'll fi nd everything you're looking for in High Point. Centrally located, our facilities are just the place to make yourself at home. With outstanding sports facilities throughout the city, every team will feel like the home team. YOU HAVE EVERY REASON TO CHEER YOU HAVE EVERY REASON TO CHEER NORTH CAROLINA SPORTS ASSOCIATION: Great events start with a great place, and there is a reason why North Carolina is the state to play! Sports events rights holders choose North Carolina year after year due to our unbeat- able venues, hospitality, temperate climate and central location on the East Coast. SportsNC and its 33 partners are your ultimate planning resource. NC Sports Association

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