SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2017

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December 2017 168 Sports Commissions, CVBs & Venues Sponsored Content ournament planners looking for a warm weather destination marvel at the variety, quality and uniqueness of Santa Clara, Calif. High-tech Levi's Stadium can hold up to 75,000 visitors and is one of the most energy-efficient stadiums in the U.S. The stadium has hosted the Pac 12 Champion- ship, WrestleMania 31, and Super Bowl 50 and will host the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in 2019. Leavey Center at Santa Clara University is a 101,300-square-foot complex with 4,700 seats and includes a themed floor, bleachers and suspended scoreboard. The venue has a weight room, locker rooms, and concessions. Another facility on campus is the 1,500-seat Stephen Schott Stadium. The stadium is fully lit and includes an electron- ic scoreboard, 5,000-square-foot clubhouse, window concession stands, four covered batting cages, and 800-foot dugouts. Also at Santa Clara University is the 6,800-seat Stevens Stadium. George F. Haines Interna- tional Swim Center's racing pool is 75- by 50-feet with nine lanes and the training pool is 75- by 42-feet with six lanes. The diving well is 75- by 65-feet with a maximum depth of 17 feet along with one-meter and three-meter diving boards and diving platform. Other Santa Clara sports venues are City Beach, Mission Sports Complex, Off the Wall Soccer, and Santa Clara Convention Center. Visitors can experience the 49ers Museum, California's Great America, and Intel Muse- um, among other attractions. n T Santa Clara Facilities Deserve A Standing Ovation David Andre "Santa Clara has proven it can host world-class events. The city is the Center of What's Possible." Santa Clara Sports Commission (408) 380-1235

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