Virginia


VACup

Heart of Virginia Corporate Cup Coming This Month

October 2, 2019

The Central Virginia Sports Commission (CVSC) is creating the Heart of Virginia Corporate Cup presented by Vista Graphics. 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 >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Confirms Four Events for Women's Varsity Triathlon Season

August 22, 2019

USA Triathlon has confirmed the four events that will be contested as part of the 2019 women’s varsity collegiate triathlon season. more >>


InternationalQuidditch

Richmond to Host 2020 Quidditch World Cup

August 14, 2019

The International Quidditch Association (IQA) announced Richmond, Virginia, as the host city for the 2020 World Cup. more >>


GilesCounty

Muddy ACCE Race Returns in September to Giles County

August 9, 2019

The 2019 Muddy ACCE Race will be held on September 21, 2019 at the Glen Lyn Town Park. more >>



VBR

VBR Sports Releases New Promotional Video

July 22, 2019

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) and VBR Sports unveiled a new video showing that sports tourism is alive and growing in the region. more >>


VA_BlueRidge

Visit Virginia's Blue Bridge Appoints Ray Ezelle as Vice President of Sales & Service

April 1, 2019

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the region’s DMO, is pleased to announce Ray Ezelle as the Vice President of Sales & Services more >>


CentralVA

Central Virginia Sports Commission Debuts to Help Event Owners

February 25, 2019

The new organization is an independent non-profit created to impact the region through sports. more >>


dominion

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy Announce Extension of Dominion Energy Charity Classic

January 21, 2019

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy announced a 10-year extension of the Dominion Energy Charity Classic through 2029. more >>


CentralVirginiaSports

CentralVASports.com Expected to Revolutionize Tourism Efforts

September 10, 2018

.Central Virginia Sports has launched phase one of this business, CentralVASports.com, designed to be a hub for sport-related resources. more >>



Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County, VA: An Ideal Location for Any Tournament

March 1, 2019

Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Loudoun County is home to Dulles International Airport. Far enough north for winter sports, yet far... more >>


Articles

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New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


PokemonGo Article | September 4, 2019
Thought Pokémon Go Was Dead? Get Ready for the Second Coming

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Pokemon Go was dead, get ready for the Second Coming of Pikachu. The augmented reality app that was the hot trend in the summer of...   More>>


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On the Waterfront

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...   More>>


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Keeping Pace

By: Michael Popke

Recreational, competitive and endurance runners have no shortage of races to choose from these days, and plenty of settings to enjoy. From urban...   More>>


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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>>


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Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By: Michael Popke

Summer’s favorite game is back for another season. As the sport’s popularity continues, facilities across the U.S. are upping the ante to bring...   More>>


ClubBall Article | April 17, 2019
Inside Events: National Club Baseball Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Baseball is back and exploding in popularity. Baseball at the collegiate club level is also booming, according to the National Club Baseball...   More>>


SnowWoeld Article | April 3, 2019
Report: Europe’s SnowWorld Eyes Virginia for North America’s First Indoor Ski Resort

By: Michael Popke

Is North America’s first indoor ski and snow sports facility coming to Fairfax, Virginia.? Maybe, if local news reports are to be believed. Could...   More>>


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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>>


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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>>


Destination Spotlights

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Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


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Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


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Get Back to the Beach: Virginia Beach, Virginia   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Locating your event in a beachfront vacation destination is a surefire strategy for infusing a sports event with irresistible draw; unfortunately,... More>>



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