Derek Dawson

Sports Development Director

120 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2800
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Phone : 412-325-0292
Toll-free : 800-359-0758
Fax : 412-338-0426
Email :
Website :


Pennsylvania Awarded 53 NCAA Championship Events for 2018-2022

News | June 21, 2017

The NCAA announced Pennsylvania host cities were awarded 53 events, making it the most highly-awarded state in the nation. more >>


Pittsburgh to Host 22 NCAA Preliminary and Championship Events in 2018-2022

News | May 3, 2017

NCAA has awarded Pittsburgh 22 NCAA preliminary and championship events covering the years 2018 through 2022. more >>


SportsPITTSBURGH to Host Atlantic 10 Basketball Games on Facebook Live

News | January 18, 2017

SportsPITTSBURGH hosts the 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship in March of 2017 - and to sponsor A10's games on Facebook Live. more >>


Pittsburgh Officials Propose Hotel Tax Hike to Fund Sports Commission

Article | April 18, 2016

Pittsburgh would like to bring a Super Bowl to town. And for that, it says, it needs a sports commission. Currently, the CVB, VisitPittsburgh wears a... more >>


Flying High: Communities are Capitalizing on their Strengths to Grow Gymnastics Events

Article | August 25, 2015

To keep gymnastics events flying high, cities across the U.S. have gotten creative. Whether it means creating and investing in new events, forming... more >>


Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>

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