SportsEvents Magazine

JUN 2018

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June 2018 52 O R E G O N t yes Oregon's premier sports destination is open for business! | Washington County Washington County is known as the Tualatin Valley and is a perfect location for any competition. Its proximity to down- town Portland, the Oregon Coast, Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge offers an endless number of activities to enjoy between games. Plus, Tualatin Valley boasts numerous hotels that welcome sports teams. Hotel rooms: 5,214 Major facilities: Howard M. Ter- penning Recreation Complex houses a 50-meter pool, 15 tennis courts, five multipurpose soccer/football/lacrosse fields, five softball fields, two baseball fields, one roller hockey rink, two skate parks and 10 basketball courts. Gordon Faber Recreation Complex offers a 7,000- seat multipurpose stadium, a 4,500-seat baseball stadium and six natural-grass softball fields. Contact: Washington County Visitors Association, n THE DESCHUTES COUNTY FAIR & EXPO CENTER CAN DO IT ALL Deschutes Fair & Expo hosts a variety of sporting events, from the Premier Wrestling Tournament in North America, The Oregon Wrestling Classic, recognized with the 2017 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Award, to USA BMX's Great Northwest Nationals, Western Middle School Basketball Association's Oregon Basketball Championships, Oregon & Northwest High School's Equestrian Championships, National Pro Rodeo (NPRA) and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Associa- tion's (PRCA) High Desert Stampede. The Center is also the next site of USA Climbing's Bouldering Nationals, as it is contracted to host for 2019 and 2020. n

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