SportsEvents Magazine

MAY 2018

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May 2018 40 Small Markets...Big On Sports! Sponsored Content vent Owners know that Bryan College Station is a sure victory for their sporting events. We are one of the nation's top sports destina- tions—home to a dedicated sports team, a community built on partnerships, and one of the nation's five largest public universities, Texas A&M. Located within a 3 hours' drive of 80% of Texas' population, Bryan College Station offers unique accessibility for teams and fans alike. Award winning facilities, friendly faces and lots of sunshine makes Bryan College Station YOUR Sports Destination. is Bryan College Station's premier tourna- ment facility. This award-winning complex sprawls across 150 acres and features 9 grass fields, 4 synthetic turf fields and 5 di- amonds. Spacious pavilions, ample parking and a dedicated parks and rec staff make Veterans Park and Athletic Complex an event planners dream. The newest addition to Bryan College Station's elite list of facilities is E.B. Cushing Stadium. Named as one of the "18 Sports Venues to Know in 2018," this track and field specific stadium, sched- uled for completion in late summer 2018, will boast a nine-lane running oval and sprint straightaway and will offer more than 90,000-square-feet of total space at its completion. In an effort to differentiate itself, E.B. Cushing Stadium will be the only complex in the U.S. to house a sepa- rate, full-sized track as a warm-up area for its athletes. Rounding out the 39.8 million dollar price tag, E.B Cushing Stadium will come complete with hospitality amenities, a press box, full broadcast capabilities and a covered seating area of 2,200. Adding to the allure of BCS stands the Hall of Champions at Kyle Field. This unique venue offers event planners 30,000-square-feet of column free space alongside an ambitious array of sights and sounds. Customizable banners, video screens and ribbon boards make the Hall of Champions a versatile and exciting venue, capable of hosting championship caliber events. Recent events hosted include USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals and the NCAA 2018 Indoor Track & Field Na- tional Championship Dinner and Award Ceremony. Other facilities to consider in Bryan College Station include three independent school district stadiums, four golf courses, the 300,000-square-foot, multiuse Brazos County Expo Complex and the nationally acclaimed, Texas A&M Student REC Center Natatorium, featuring an Olym- pic-sized competition pool; a state-of-the-art dive well; and a seating capacity of 2,524. Newly constructed hotels, reasonable price points and a wide variety of entertain- ment options for after the game adds to the draw of Bryan College Station. Visit Cen- tury Square, an urbanized, central gathering spot filled with retail, restaurants and an ac- tivated green space or take a stroll through historical Downtown Bryan where you'll find yourself immersed in a vibrant arts and cuisine scene. Let our sports team develop an unforget- table experience for your next event. Call (979) 260-9898 or visit bcssportsandevents. com to draw up a game plan. n E Bryan College Station is YOUR Sports Destination Dominique Powell, Director of Sports + Events "Bryan College Station is ded- icated to making every sport- ing event in our community a Super Bowl for the organizer and the athletes." Bryan College Station Sports + Events (979) 260-9898 or (800) 777-8292

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