Beach Sports, Baseball Highlight ESC Events in July
7 Jul, 2017
Erie Sports Commission Set to Support Six July Events in the Erie Region
The Erie Sports Commission will host athletes and spectators on the beach, fairway and baseball diamond this month, as it is set to host and support six events around the region.
The LECOM Health Challenge continues through Sunday, at Peek’n Peak Resort hosting some of golf’s biggest rising stars as they compete to earn their PGA Tour Card. Complete tour information and schedules are available at www.lecomhealthchallenge.com.
Atlantic Coast Baseball will host its second Erie tournament, Friday through Sunday at Mercyhurst University. This 16U-18U tournament will conclude the series’ first year in Erie, and will feature 10 teams from Pennsylvania, Ohio and Canada. Games run from 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Sunday. The full schedule and tournament information is available at http://www.playacbaseball.com/.
Erie Ultimate League will welcome 15 teams to Presque Isle’s Beach 11 Saturday and Sunday for the 17th Annual Don’t Give Up the Disc Beach Ultimate Frisbee tournament. More than 200 participating athletes will travel from Toronto, Boston, Rochester, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and around Western PA to compete in the 4 vs. 4 co-ed tournament. Games will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with playoffs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. More information at http://erieultimate.com/.
Harley-Davidson of Erie will host bikers in a myriad of events during Harley Bikefest, July 8-16. The 5th annual event will feature various rides and nighty entertainment. For more information, visit http://www.hderiebikefest.com/schedule.htm.
Pastime Tournaments will host its Great Lakes Super Select Tournament July 27-30 at Mercyhurst University. Twelve teams in the 17U and 18U age divisions will play in the second of two Erie Pastime Tournaments this year. More information is available at https://www.pastimetournaments.com/.
EVP Tour will bring its national beach volleyball tour back to Presque Isle State Park’s Beach 1 Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 as part of Discover Presque Isle. Saturday’s tournament will feature Pro, AA, A, B and Juniors (12U through 18U) action, while Sunday will see Co-Ed AA, A and B Division competition. More information is available at www.evptour.com.
For a full event calendar and more information, visit www.eriesportscommission.com/events.
The Erie Sports Commission 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 strives 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.