Pennsylvania


USA_Football

First Down Clinics Being Offered in Harrisburg

May 22, 2019

The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) announced today it will host free First Down Clinics on Monday, May 27. more >>


Big33South

Harrisburg Ready to Host Big 33 Football Classic

May 21, 2019

The 62nd Annual Big 33 Football Classic will be held on Memorial Day Monday, May 27, at Landis Field in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. more >>


ToughMudder

Tough Mudder Philly Bringing the 12-Hour Course This Weekend

May 17, 2019

Tough Mudder is returning to Pennsylvania for the 10th year with its 2019 Tough Mudder Philly. more >>


ToughMudder

Ruff Mudder Event Announces Lineup of Events

May 15, 2019

What started as an April Fool’s Day prank has become the newest official event in the Tough Mudder lineup. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>


USA_FieldHockey

USWNT Field Hockey Returning to Spooky Nook for FIH Pro League Games

May 8, 2019

The U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team returns to Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa. for three games in the FIH Pro League. more >>


StarWars

Galactic Empire Warns Against Rebel Gathering At Peoplesbank Park

April 30, 2019

Imperial probe droids surveyng PeoplesBank Park recorded announcements of special Star Wars-related activities on May 11. more >>


YorkRev

York Revolution to Host Dunder Mifflin Night

April 23, 2019

If you’ve been saving up your Schrute Bucks, the York Revolution have a great night for you to cash them in. more >>



Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Wins Awards for Eco-Friendliness

May 13, 2019

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) presented two “Zero Waste Achievement Awards” to Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. more >>


Camelback

Camelback Announces Multiplayer Virtual Reality Venue

May 13, 2019

The groundbreaking multiplayer virtual reality (VR) arcade machine features the Chaos Jump title at Camelback Lodge in Pennsylvania. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Hires Jerad Bachar as Executive Vice President

April 8, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH recently hired Jerad Bachar as executive vice president after a nationwide search. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh Only U.S. City Voted a Cool Place to Visit in 2019 by National Geographic Traveler

March 4, 2019

Pittsburgh made the National Geographic Traveler’s 19 for 2019 Cool List. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Announces Jerad Bachar as new Executive Vice President

February 25, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH is pleased to announce, that following a nationwide search, Jerad Bachar has been hired as its new Executive Vice President. more >>


Pittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH CMO Receives Destination Management Executive Designation

September 24, 2018

Tom Loftus, chief marketing officer for VisitPITTSBURGH, has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. more >>


Erie

Ben Huggler Named Event Services Manager of Erie Sports Commission

September 4, 2018

The Erie Sports Commission announced Ben Huggler as its new event services manager. Huggler’s appointment began July 1. more >>



Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

From wide-open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


VintageCars

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 >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Articles

blank Article | May 1, 2019
The Coast with the Most

By: Cindy Cantrell

A coastal area can lend itself to water sports but the Mid-Atlantic region refuses to be pigeonholed. Yes, it has facilities for surfing, fishing and...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Hooked on Fishing

By: Judy Leand

Whether it plays out on a bass boat, from the shoreline, on the ocean or through the ice, fishing is big business for cities across the U.S. Prime...   More>>


Pool Article | April 17, 2019
Everyone Into the Cue Sport Pool

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Pool tables, a fixture in rec rooms and basements, can turn a profit – if sports event planners can work the angles. The stats back it up, too,...   More>>


CollegeFaceOff Article | April 3, 2019
Inside Events: The National Association of College Esports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Esports' permeation of the sports landscape is evident everywhere you look. The meteoric rise in popularity of games like Fortnite and League of...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Splash Landings

By: Michael Popke

Maybe it’s the blue water. Maybe it’s the sounds of the crowd. Maybe it’s the scent of chlorine. Whatever its secret ingredient is, swimming...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
The Changing Landscape of Golf

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Squad Goals

By: Tom Gresham

Youth soccer continues its position as a tournament mainstay and as a result, there are plenty of communities ready to host the sport. With excellent...   More>>


CollegeFaceOff Article | February 20, 2019
IOC Who? Booming at the Collegiate Level, eSports Isn’t Waiting for Anyone’s Approval

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

IOC who? Despite that venerable group’s dismissive attitude, eSports is growing not just in popularity but as a business phenom. The latest proof:...   More>>


Handstand Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)...   More>>


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