Pennsylvania


Erie

Hockey Tournament Action Skating into Erie, Starting this Weekend

September 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. more >>


Pittsbugh10Miler

Pittsburgh 10 Miler Announced for this Fall

September 12, 2019

The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. has announced its 2019 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Saturday, November 2. more >>


Overwatch

Overwatch League Grand Finals Announced for Philadelphia

September 10, 2019

The Overwatch League (OWL) Grand Finals will be held in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on September 29. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


AtomicBounce

Inflatafest Coming to York

August 23, 2019

More than 15 inflatable bounce houses, slides, obstacle courses, water attractions, and more take over PeoplesBank Park on Saturday, August 24 more >>


rocknroad

Pennsylvania to Host New Rock-N-Road Gravel Series

August 15, 2019

The Rock-N-Road Gravel Series will start and finish at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania. more >>


LibertyMile

Pittsburgh to Host Corporate Challenge Heat presented by FedEx at the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 8, 2019

The the Corporate Challenge Heat presented by FedEx at the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile will take place on August 9, 2019 in Pittsburgh. more >>


Erie

Two Events Set to Bring the Fun to Erie Saturday

August 6, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission has announced two events guaranteed to bring in the crowds -- and the economic impact this weekend. more >>



PHLSports

Don Smolenski Appointed Advisory Board Chair of PHL Sports

September 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles executive, known for his fan inclusion and community outreach efforts, succeeds the late David Montgomery. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Names Derek Dawson Senior Director, Partnership Development

September 9, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH announced the promotion of Derek Dawson to the position of Senior Director, Partnership Development. more >>


ErieSports

Erie Times-News to Honor Ron Sertz with Legacy Award

August 19, 2019

Ron Sertz has been named the winner of the Legacy Award, presented annually by the Erie Times-News and GoErie.com. more >>


ImaginationPark

Erie BayHawks Sign Deal with Imagination Park to Bring Augmented Reality Experiences to Fans

August 19, 2019

The Erie BayHawks have signed a deal to bring augmented reality experiences to the Erie Insurance Arena and the city of Erie, 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 >>



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

Curling Article | August 8, 2018
Inside Events: USA Curling

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s the quirky, relatable sport that brought home the men’s gold medal at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, found its way into 45 states...   More>>


BIGVision Article | August 8, 2018
New Business Model Puts Youth Players in Charge of Facilities Upkeep

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the arms race intensifies to build bigger, better and more sophisticated sports venues, the cost of maintenance has spiraled upwards as well. But...   More>>


DiscGolf Article | July 25, 2018
Which Cities Have the Best Opportunities for Recreation? Here's a Go-To List

By: Michael Popke

As an event owner, you know the importance of a good venue. But which cities have the best opportunities for recreation as a whole? Our friends at...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
In the Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports remain popular among kids and adults. These sports include the traditional forms, wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing, and...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
By Road or By Trail

By: Michael Popke

One of the oldest sports disciplines in the world, running continues to garner new fans and generate excellent economic impact. Communities from...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Cheer and Dance: A Snapshot of the Sport

By: Jim Lord

It has been an eventful year for our sport. It’s impossible to summarize all the developments, but it is certainly possible to hit on a few high...   More>>


Online Article | June 27, 2018
A Tax on the Roaming Gnome? Legislation Could Fund More Venues

By: Michael Popke

A tax on the roaming gnome? The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board could see a new sports complex if legislation is passed to subject Internet...   More>>


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>>


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