SportsEvents Magazine

JAN 2018

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com January 2018 61 A R K A N S A S t Convention Center features 220,000 square feet of space and is ideal for sports such as volleyball, taekwondo and boxing. Contact: Little Rock CVB, www.little rock.com See Ad On This Page North Little Rock Just across the Arkansas River from Little Rock is North Little Rock. Located in the heart of Arkansas, the city is billed as the Sports and Entertainment Capital of Arkan- sas, thanks to its top-rated facilities such as Verizon Arena, Dickey-Stephens Park and Burns Park. Hotel rooms: 2,000 Major facilities: Burns Park includes 17 fields for soccer, softball, tennis, foot golf and baseball, as well as a disc golf course and two 18-hole golf courses. Burns Park Tennis Center has 42 hard courts. Dickey-Stephens Park is a Minor League baseball facility with a capacity for 7,000. Contact: North Little Rock CVB, www.northlittlerock.org Pine Bluff In south-central Arkansas, Pine Bluff is known for its scenic beauty. The city ac- commodates basketball, baseball, gymnas- tics, wrestling, fishing and more. Hotel rooms: 450 Hotel tax rate: 14.75 percent Major facilities: Taylor Field is a 2,000-seat ballpark. Regional Park offers four lighted softball fields and an 18-hole championship golf course, as well as direct river access to the Arkansas River. Bloom Tennis Center offers eight lighted courts. Convention center: The Pine Bluff Convention Center features a 22,984-square-foot arena floor and 7,620 reserved seats. The facility has hosted some of basketball's most prestigious events, such as NCAA Women's Elite Eight and Arkansas State High School Basketball tournaments. Contact: Pine Bluff CVB, www.pine bluffcvb.org Rogers The possibilities are endless in Rogers in the northwest corner of the state. The city blends facilities with activities and amenities that range from outdoor adventures to world-class shopping and fine dining. Hotel rooms: 2,100 Hotel tax rate: 14.5 percent Major facilities: Regional Sports Park boasts six contiguous softball/baseball fields. Veterans Memorial Park has two baseball fields, two softball fields, four grass soccer fields, one grass football field, one turf field and sand volleyball courts. Foerster Park offers eight soccer fields ► When looking for a location for your next sporting event or tournament, you need a affordable destination with central location that's easy to get to, and get around. It it also helps if it also has great accommodations, dining and entertainment options, too, so when the tournaments over, you've got time to enjoy the city and have some fun. With years of experience hosting national tournaments and major sporting events, Little Rock should be on every tournament director's short list. Visit LittleRock.com, and see why we say, "Sports are better with a Southern Accent." ATA International World Expo To see more, visit LittleRock.com

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