SportsEvents Magazine

NOV 2017

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Page 56 of 59 November 2017 57 W A S H I N G T O N t Center features 13 tennis courts. Harmony Sports Complex includes four baseball fields, one softball field, one Miracle Field and nine soccer fields. Vancouver Lake Regional Park stretches across the west shore of Vancouver Lake and is a great spot for water sports. Washougal MX Park hosts professional and amateur motocross competitions. Convention centers: The Hilton Vancouver Washington and Vancouver Convention Center includes 30,000 square feet of space and 226 guest rooms. Clark County Event Center features 97,200 total square feet and hosts sports such as roller derbies, gymnastics and cheerleading. Contact: Visit Vancouver USA, Wenatchee Valley Centrally located in Washington state, the Wenatchee Valley has excellent outdoor recreation opportunities, including miles of cycling and hiking trails. The area is less than a three-hour drive from most of the state's largest population centers, such as Seattle, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Yakima. Fun fact: Wenatchee Valley is known as the Apple Capital of the World, as it is home to miles of orchards. Hotel rooms: 1,400 Hotel tax rate: 12 percent plus $1 per room, per night Major facilities: Town Toyota Center is a 4,300-seat multipurpose venue that hosts hockey, basketball, indoor football, soccer and figure skating. The Apple Bowl is a 3,000-seat venue for football and soccer. Wenatchee Valley Super Oval has a quar- ter-mile racetrack. Convention center: Wenatchee Con- vention Center is a 50,000-square-foot facility. Contact: Wenatchee Valley Sports Council, Yakima Valley The Yakima Valley is located in south-cen- tral Washington between Seattle, Spokane and Portland. The area boasts great venues such as the Yakima Valley SunDome and Gateway Sports Complex. Hotel rooms: 1,877 in Yakima; 2,358 in Yakima County Hotel tax rate: 11.2 percent; some facil- ities also require $2 per room, per night Major facilities: Yakima Valley Sun- Dome is a multipurpose facility with an arena capacity of 5,400. Gateway Sports Complex has seven softball fields. SOZO Sports Complex of Central Washington features nine natural-grass fields and four turf fields that can accommodate soccer, football and lacrosse, as well as a new 13,000-square-foot fieldhouse with volley- ball courts and a futsal court. Carlon Park has four softball fields and one baseball field. Convention center: The Yakima Convention Center hosts sports such as gymnastics and karate. Contact: Yakima Valley Sports Commission, n

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