Pennsylvania


NACE

NACE Hosting Esports Convention in Harrisburg this Week

July 16, 2019

The National Association of Collegiate Esports hosts its 2019 NACE National Convention this weekend in Harrisburg, Pa. more >>


Erie

Erie Sports Commission Announces Rhythm & Ride Weekend

July 12, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission announces Lake Erie Cyclefest will again partner with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival for Rhythm and Ride Weekend. more >>


NACE

NACE Announces Updates to Convention Details

July 9, 2019

The National Association of Collegiate Esports has announced updates on multiple fronts, including its annual convention in Harrisburg, PA. more >>


USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>


ITA

Oracle ITA Summer Circuit Announces Dates, Events

July 8, 2019

The ITA Summer Circuit includes 55 events over six consecutive weekends from late June to the last weekend in July. more >>


Erie

Erie Gearing Up for Esports Tournament

June 25, 2019

SmashErie, an Erie-based eSports organization, will host its first Major Smash Ultimate Event, Brawl on the Bay, at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel. more >>


USA_FieldHockey

Spooky Nook to be Home to International Field Hockey Action

June 20, 2019

The USWNT in Field Hockey plays its final home game of the FIH Pro League on Saturday, June 22 at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, PA. more >>


Erie

Erie Sports Commission to Welcome Summer with Waterfront Weekend

June 20, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) will welcome three events to the Bayfront June 21-23, creating the combined Waterfront Weekend. 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 | June 27, 2019
Ready to Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse

By: Judy Leand

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed...   More>>


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>>


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