Erie Sports Commission

Ben Huggler

Event Services Director

208 East Bayfront Parkway
Suite 201
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
Phone : 814-454-1000
Toll-free : 800-524-3743
Fax : 814-459-0241
Email :
Website :

About Erie Sports Commission

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC will strive to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages. The Erie Sports Commission offers comprehensive support for attracting and hosting sporting events throughout the community.


National Events Highlight Year of Recovery for Erie Sports Tourism

News | December 22, 2021

Sports tourism in Erie County came back in a major way in 2021, highlighted by events that placed Erie, Pa. in the national spotlight. more >>


Winter Wonderlands for Sports

Article | December 19, 2021

The 2022 Winter Olympics are coming up, which means kids around the world (including in the USA) will decide to give sports such as ice hockey,... more >>


Northeast, Naturally

Article | December 19, 2021

The Northeast region beckons with picturesque vistas, historic landmarks, indulgent cuisine, nightlife and sports venues to fill the calendars of... more >>


Eight-Team High School Basketball Showcase to Debut at Hammermill MLK Weekend

News | December 17, 2021

A new high school basketball showcase will debut at Gannon University’s Hammermill Center Monday, January 17. more >>


BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

News | November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>

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