SportsEvents Magazine

MAY 2018

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May 2018 60 Small Markets...Big On Sports! Sponsored Content xceptional athletic venues, quality and affordable accom- modations and recreational opportunities make Greensboro a winning sports city. The 78,323-square-foot Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) is a state-of- the-art facility featuring leading edge concepts in aquatic design. The GAC brings together all major aquatic sports – competitive swimming and diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and other unique sports all in one venue. Featuring three bodies of water – a competition pool, warm-up pool and diving well and has seating capacity for 2500. The Greensboro Coliseum Complex offers 23,500 arena seats, over 150,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space and a 5,000-seat general setup for basketball, wrestling and other sporting events. The Irwin Belk Track at N.C. A&T State University seats 21,500 and is noted for its Mondo surface and IAAF certification. It will host the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics this year. The Bryan Park Soccer Complex MacPherson Stadium seats 3,000 and features 18 additional fields directly adjacent to it. With over 9,300 hotel rooms in Greensboro and 18,000 in the imme- diate area, Greensboro is well suited to host sporting events of all sizes. A long-time site of the Men's and Women's ACC basketball tournaments, Greensboro is accustomed to hosting events which require community support and assistance. Check the CVB website for updates on sporting events, sports facilities, things to see & do, great places to dine and much more. Go to www.Visit or call (800) 344-2282. n E Greensboro, North Carolina: Compete In The Center Of It All Brian Ambuehl, Sports Sales Manager "Community backing is where we excel…and the key to our success. From volunteers to Mayor, we share a genuine desire for every event to reach its maximum potential in our city. There's no "just going through the motions" around here…we're willing to do what it takes for our customers to be successful. And the southern hospitality doesn't hurt." Greensboro Area CVB (336) 335-1581 or (800) 334-2282 FIND YOUR BALANCE. From world-class championships to youth tournaments, Greensboro makes sporting events successful. Come and see for yourself. You will be surprised by all we have to offer. Dennis Edwards, Sports Sales Manager (336) 335-1586 or (800) 334-2282 dedwards@visit

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