Pennsylvania


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 >>


GreenSportsAlliance

Green Sports Alliance Ready to Host Summit in Philly

June 19, 2019

The 2019 Green Sports Alliance Summit is set to take place June 19-20 at the home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


GreenSportsAlliance

Green Sports Alliance Event to Honor Environmental Stewardship in Sports Events, Facilities

June 18, 2019

On June 19, the Green Sports Alliance will present its annual Environmental Leadership Award and Environmental Innovators awards. more >>


Erie

The Color Run Returning to Erie

June 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is pleased to announce that The Color Run will return to Erie, Pa. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. more >>


Yorkq

Atlantic League All-Star Game Returning to York in 2019

June 11, 2019

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball’s (ALPB) biggest stars will return to PeoplesBank Park in July. more >>


NACE

NACE Announces Details of Esports Convention

June 10, 2019

The National Association of Collegiate Esports has announced details concerning its annual convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 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

MAp Article | June 27, 2018
United Bid Won the Right to Host 2026 World Cup — But What's Next?

By: Michael Popke

It took only hours after FIFA’s big announcement for cities named as potential hosts for 2026 World Cup action to start talking themselves up. No...   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2018
Up and Down the Coast

By: Michael Popke

Ask people to define the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, and you’ll likely receive different responses. Generally speaking, though, it...   More>>


Games Article | April 18, 2018
Can Groundbreaking ‘Digital Detox’ Lead to Cross-Promotions with Mind Sports?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Visit Pittsburgh announced the Digital Detox Weekend, so hotel guests could swap their devices for ‘unplugged’ activities such as board...   More>>


FIFAWorld Article | April 4, 2018
United Bid Finalizes List of Stadiums but Much Remains to be Decided

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The United Bid Package is a wrap. Let the waiting game begin. The list of potential U.S. host cities has been presented, but don’t go throwing...   More>>


blank Article | March 28, 2018
Who's Who: A Go-To Guide for Finding the Right Partner for Your Sports Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The success of any sports event will be attributable to a combination of factors, but one of the most important – right up there having a great...   More>>


blank Article | February 4, 2018
Change of Scenery

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Moving to a new location can rejuvenate a sports event. After all, it brings in new athletes, new spectators and a change of venue. You get different...   More>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
The Northeast: Using Teamwork to Take the Sports World by Storm

By: Michael Popke

If you doubt the allure of the Northeast for sporting events, check out the number of destinations there that the NCAA chose as host cities for...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
When Extreme Meets Mainstream

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Skateboarding and BMX will feature prominently in the next Summer Olympics. For now, here’s your chance to learn about the issues shaping those...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Unpredictable Weather? Not a Problem

By: Michael Popke

Mother Nature can be temperamental, and that can wreak havoc with planning outdoor sports events, including those held over the winter months....   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Hoop Dreams

By: Peter Francesconi

As we edge ever closer to March Madness and its brackets, bets and berths, interest in basketball is outpacing that in every other sport. If you’re...   More>>


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