SportsEvents Magazine

MAR 2018

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t March 2018 53 Campbell County Home to the all-purpose CAM-PLEX Multi-Events Facilities and Energy Capital Sports Complex, the communities located within Campbell County offer a diverse venue selection. Visitors can also find plenty to do off the playing fields. Hotel rooms: 2,000 Hotel tax rate: 14 percent Major facilities: Energy Capital Sports Complex includes four softball fields. Bicentennial Park has five softball fields, four baseball fields, 10 soccer fields and three tennis courts. CAM-PLEX Multi- Events Facilities has 1,100 acres of build- ings and property, indoor and outdoor arenas, an ice arena, an equestrian park and more. Campbell County Recreation Center has three basketball/volleyball courts, a six-lane pool, and a field house with five indoor tennis courts and a six- lane 200-meter track. Campbell County Pool is a 10-lane 25-meter pool. Contact: Campbell County CVB, Casper Situated in the middle of Wyoming, Casper offers lots of outdoor opportuni- ties. Visitors can also enjoy its downtown amenities and be on Casper Mountain within 20 minutes. Hotel rooms: 2,791 Hotel tax rate: 9 percent Major facilities: Casper Events Center can seat up to 10,000 depending on the event. Casper Mountain and Muddy Moun- tain host all sorts of winter sports. The Casper Soccer Complex offers 12 fields. Field of Dreams Baseball/Softball Complex includes 12 fields. Mike Lansing Field is a 2,500-seat ballpark. Casper Mountain Biathlon Complex is a biathlon and multi- sport venue on Casper Mountain. Contact: Casper Sports Alliance, Cheyenne Cheyenne is at the intersection of two major interstates, which makes getting to the city from the west and midwest easy. Its parks and recreation department has also put a lot of effort into maintaining and upgrading its facilities. Hotel rooms: 2,700 Hotel tax rate: 10 percent Major facilities: Cheyenne Ice and Events Center houses an NHL-size rink and has a 1,000-person seating capacity. Laramie County Community College Gym is 9,657 square feet. Contact: Cheyenne CVB, Jackson Hole Jackson Hole is often thought of as a wintertime destination but it offers year- round opportunities. Hotels: 40+ properties Major facilities: Numerous resorts in the area host skiing and snowboarding, including Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Resort and Snow King Ski Area & Mountain Resort. Contact: Visit Jackson Hole, n Wide-open plains, the Rocky Mountains and attractions such as Yellowstone National Park gener- ally come to mind when thinking about Wyoming but this western state offers so much more. "One of the things that makes Wyoming a great sports destination is our diverse offerings and facilities," said Tia Troy, public relations man- ager for the Wyoming Office of Tourism. "Combine those with our easily accessible outdoor offerings and western downtowns, and you have a distinct setting for sporting events in The Cowboy State." n Powers Field is home to Cheyenne's Champion American Legion Post 6 baseball team ► SPOTLIGHT ON: WYOMING W YOMING Visit Cheyenne

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