SportsEvents Magazine

MAR 2017

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Page 66 of 75 March 2017 67 Campbell County In the northeast corner of Wyoming, just a short drive from national attractions, is Campbell County. The area is home to 14 baseball/softball fields as well as a variety of other venues for many other sports. Hotels: 30+ properties Major facilities: CAM-PLEX sits on 1,100 acres and is a multipurpose venue. The Campbell County Recreation Center has three basketball courts, a six-lane lap pool and a three-meter diving platform. Contact: Campbell County CVB, Casper Located in the middle of Wyoming, Casper offers unique geography and opportunities for outdoor sports such as mountain biking, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing and more. Hotel rooms: 2,791 Hotel tax rate: 9 percent Major facilities: Casper Events Center is a multipurpose venue that can seat up to 10,000. Casper Mountain and Muddy Mountain both offer ski areas. Casper Soccer Complex houses 12 fields. Field of Dreams Baseball Complex features 12 fields. Mike Lansing Field can seat 2,500. Contact: Casper Area CVB, Cheyenne In southeast Wyoming, Cheyenne offers a truly Western experience for the entire family with all of the amenities of a mod- ern-day city. The city maintains multiple softball complexes designed for both fast- pitch and slow-pitch competitions. Hotel rooms: 2,375+ Major facilities: Cheyenne Ice & Events Center features an NHL-size rink and 17,000-square-feet of space for sporting events. Cheyenne Frontier Days Arena seats 15,500. Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibition Hall hosts tennis tournaments. Riata Ranch Indoor Arena and Event Center houses 36,000-square-feet of space for equestrian and rodeo events. Laramie County Community College Rodeo Arena is an indoor arena. Contact: Visit Cheyenne, n Natural beauty and a spirit of adventure await visitors of Wyoming. The Cowboy State offers diverse terrain for outdoor sports, state-of-the-art venues for indoor sports and a sense of community. "One of the main components that makes Wyoming such a great sports destination is the passion and enthusiasm of the people who live here," said Tia Troy, media and public relations manager for the Wyoming Office of Tourism. "Our state's residents are big sup- porters of our sports scene." n Sled dog racing in Casper ► SITE SELECTION GUIDE: WYOMING Natural Attraction Devil's Tower is a unique geologic won- der located in northeast Wyoming. Devil's Tower — a solitary, stump-shaped gran- ite formation that emerges 1,267 feet above the tree-lined Belle Fourche River Valley — was proclaimed the country's first national monument by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. n Visit Casper Photo courtesy of Campbell County CVB DON'T MISS...

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