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NOV 2017

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com November 2017 39 and three lighted indoor courts. Lazy E Are- na is the largest indoor arena in the country and hosts equestrian events. Mitch Park Sports Complex has five softball fields, three high school-quality baseball fields and one adaptive field. Contact: Edmond CVB, www.visit edmondok.com El Reno El Reno, in the central part of the state, is only about 25 miles from downtown Okla- homa City. The city first started as a railroad town and now is home to multiple sports facilities. Fun fact: El Reno hosts the annual Fried Onion Burger Day Festival, where the world's largest fried onion burger is served. Hotels: 11 properties Major facili- ties: Adams Park has a lighted soccer field, an 18-hole disc golf course, a 10,000-square- foot skate park and four baseball fields. Burton Park offers a baseball diamond, basket- ball courts and volleyball courts. Frank Knight Park offers a baseball diamond, basket- ball courts and a skate park. Lake El Reno is a prime spot for fishing. Contact: El Reno CVB, www.elreno tourism.org Elk City Elk City is in western Oklahoma, about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. Visitors can check out many interesting and unique at- tractions here, including the National Route 66 Museum, Old Town Complex and the Transportation Museum. Hotel rooms: 1,100 Hotel tax rate: 14.25 percent Major facility: Pioneer Center is a $23 million, state-of-the-art facility that features an ADA-compliant indoor arena with a seating capacity for 1,881. The facility has been used for basketball tournaments, cheer and dance competitions, and MMA fights. Contact: Elk City CVB, www.visit elkcity.com Frontier Country The region of cen- tral Oklahoma is known as Frontier Country. Frontier Country represents 12 counties and includes the Okla- homa City metro area, Norman, Stillwater and Edmond. Hotel rooms: 21,716 regionwide Major facilities: Crimson Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole course on lake El Reno. Jimmie Austin University of Okla- homa Golf Course and John Conrad Regional Golf Course are 18-hole courses. Lakeside Golf Club is an award-winning 18- hole public course. Contact: Central Oklahoma Frontier Country, www.oktourism. com Guthrie Guthrie sits in the heart of Oklahoma. The city was estab- lished following the Land Rush of 1889. Hotels: 6 properties Major facilities: Liberty Lake and Guth- rie Lake accommodates fishing and ► O K L A H O M A t new next tournament, play somewhere From budding talent to established superstars, OKC offers new experiences at every turn. The National Softball Hall of Fame offers world-class facilities to hit your next (or first) home run, and with many new additions planned, the home of the Women's College World Series will be ready for the return of softball to the Olympics in 2020. That's what makes this city not just new, but OKC NEW.

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