SportsEvents Magazine

NOV 2017

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November 2017 38 www.sportseventsmagazine.com youth baseball fields, soccer fields, two Little League football fields, four soccer practice fields and one regulation-size soccer field. Hardy Murphy Coliseum is a 4,500-seat multipurpose venue with an 8,750-square-foot arena floor. Noble Stadium and Plainview Stadium both have state-of-the-art turf fields and new tracks. Morse Field or P Street Fields has seven soccer fields. Walker and Whittington Parks offer tennis courts. Convention center: Ardmore Conven- tion Center is a 52,000-square-foot facil- ity that hosts a variety of sporting events throughout the year. Contact: Chickasaw Country Marketing Association, www.chickasawcountry.com Claremore Claremore, in northeast Oklahoma, is best known as the home of Will Rogers. The city offers a series of scenic mountain bike trails. Hotels: 8 properties Major facilities: The Claremore Expo Center sits on 55 acres and is a multi-sport indoor venue. Claremore Lake offers fishing. Contact: Visit Claremore, www.visit claremore.org Duncan In southwest Oklahoma is Duncan. The city offers hotels to meet any budget or desired amenity, and several parks. Hotels: 3 properties Major facilities: Abe Raizen Park in- cludes baseball and soccer fields. Centenni- al Park and Douglass Park are both home to tennis courts. Hillcrest Park offers a tennis court and baseball field. McCasland Rotary Park has a baseball field that can be used for other sports as well. Convention center: Jack A. Maurer Convention Center features 10,775 total square feet of space. Contact: Duncan CVB, www.visit duncan.org Edmond Edmond is a town that takes pride in host- ing successful sporting events and offers a wide variety of facilities for sports such as soccer, golf, volleyball, softball, equestrian events, disabled sports and more. Conve- niently located at the intersection of I-35 and historic Route 66, Edmond is adjacent to Oklahoma City, providing visitors with big-city excitement in a small-town comfort zone. Hotel rooms: 987 Hotel tax rate: 12.25 percent Major facilities: A. C. Caplinger Fields at Hafer Park features 12 lighted fields. Arcadia Lake offers opportunities for swimming and other water sports. Arctic Edge Ice Arena is an arena that hosts figure skating and hockey. Edmond 66 Park is a four-field softball complex. Edmond Rac- quet Club features four indoor tennis courts and five outdoor tennis courts, as well as an outdoor pool and diving pool. Edmond Soccer Club Complex houses 16 full-size fields, 10 of which are lighted. Kickingbird Tennis Center has 11 lighted outdoor courts O K L A H O M A t THE ROSE DISTRICT Broken Arrow has a revived Main Street area called the Rose District. The Rose District is booming and many sports teams love this area for its restaurants, shopping and sight-see- ing. The district is in the midst of a $4 million makeover to provide visitors more pedestri- an-friendly space with fewer traffic lanes and wider sidewalks. n SIMPSON'S OLD TIME MUSEUM Take a trip back in time to the days of the Wild West at Simpson's Old Time Museum in Enid. The museum is home to Skeleton Creek Productions, where six full-length, family-friendly Western movies have been filmed. See the jail, saloon, church, hotel lobby and more here, along with Hopalong Cassidy memorabilia, baseball collectibles and train sets. n Visit Enid Matt Baber

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