Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA Can Host It All | Sports Destination Management

Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA Can Host It All

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Apr 07, 2022 | By: SDM Editorial Team

Conveniently located just minutes from Philadelphia, the central location of the suburbs provides convenient access to major roadways, the Philadelphia International Airport, public transportation, and area attractions.

The area is no stranger to the usual tournaments like volleyball, baseball, hockey and lacrosse, but what makes Valley Forge & Montgomery County so special is its versatility and ability to host even the most unique sporting events.

USA Climbing

Reach Climbing, a state-of-the-art indoor Rock Climbing and Fitness facility located in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, is purpose-built from the ground up with 58-foot walls, the tallest in the region. Offering a 15-meter Olympic regulation speed wall and thousands of square feet of Bouldering, the building has a unique open floor plan with extensive community space, fitness and weight training areas, a yoga room, and dedicated climbing-specific training zones.

The site hosted the 2019 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth National Championships with youth teams; in fact, more than 1,000 people attended from across the country. Reach is thrilled to once again welcome national level competition to Montgomery County for the 2022 USA Climbing and Climbing Escalade Canada North American Cup Series.

USA BMX Nationals

Located in northern Montgomery County, Trilogy Park of Pottstown is poised to be the BMX capital of the country as hundreds of professional and amateur BMX racers from across the world visited Trilogy Park BMX for the USA BMX Stars and Stripes Nationals and various other races.

Pottstown’s Trilogy Park is a USA BMX affiliated track and hosts weekly racing as well as the USA BMX Quaker State Nationals. Additionally, Trilogy is the hometown track to local BMX Olympian, Payton Ridenour.

Spikeball Roundnet Nationals & World Flag Football Tournament

The Proving Grounds is the premier Mid-Atlantic Region multi-sport tournament complex located in the heart of Montgomery County in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. With more than 80 acres of outdoor spaces and 10,000 square feet of indoor turf space, this facility is available for soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby, baseball, football and more.

Spikeball Roundnet Nationals called the Proving Grounds home on the largest and final stop of the 2021 Spikeball Tournament Series. The event showcased the highest level of Roundnet in the world with over 500 players competing from across the country in a weekend-long competition.

Additionally, the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) and Proving Grounds welcomed National Flag Football tournaments like Beast of the East National and We Run the World Flag Football Tournaments.

American Cornhole League World Championships

The American Cornhole League National Championships (ACL) hosted their fourthth National at Valley Forge Casino in King of Prussia. The top cornhole players in the country competed in a variety of payout tournaments that were televised live on ESPN and ESPN2.

Additional Family Fun

There’s so much more to do in Montgomery County with 1,600 restaurants, family-friendly attractions, and almost 100 miles of trails. The region is a great experience for players, and their families!

King of Prussia Mall is one of America’s most iconic shopping malls, attracting visitors from around the world. With seven department stores and a collection of luxury retailers, the mall is the largest retail space in the country, and a premier shopping and dining destination.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is the ultimate indoor LEGO® play experience. Families can enjoy a world of hands-on creativity, color, and building fun with features build-and-play areas, including local landmarks made from more than a million LEGO bricks to a fun and exciting LEGO-themed ride.

The Valley Forge National Historical Park is known nationally and internationally for its history, recreation, and family fun! One of the most visited sites in Montgomery County (more than 2 million people a year), the site was created to preserve our nation’s history and tell the story of the Continental Army during the winter of 1777-78. Visitors can take tours of the huts and Washington’s Headquarters, as well as enjoy almost 30 miles of trails, and hiking, biking, running, picnics and fishing.

The first zoo in the world to become a Certified Autism Center, the Elmwood Park Zoo features adventure and up-close encounters with some of nature’s most amazing creatures including giraffes. Get a bird’s-eye view at the Treetop Adventure Park ziplining and ropes course or take a ride on the carousel.

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board’s (VFTCB) Valley Forge Sports Team makes it easy and convenient to help organizers pull off the perfect tournament or event with site selection and service referrals. Plus, the sports team can help tournament directors come up with itineraries for off-time activities and sightseeing, coordinate accommodations within budgets, and support scheduling with the Visit Valley Forge App.

Visit valleyforgesports.org to learn more and connect with the Valley Forge Sports team.

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