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ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to host 2021 US Youth Soccer National Events

The US Youth Soccer National League will have four national events as part of its upcoming National League P.R.O. season heading to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. The complex will host more than 200 elite boys and girls teams in the 15U-19U age groups, as […]

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USA Volleyball Selects Orlando for 2022 Open National Championship

USA Volleyball will bring the 2022 USA Volleyball Open National Championship to Orlando, the first time the city has hosted the event since 2016. The tournament will be staged May 27–June 1 at the Orange County Convention Center and will also include USA Volleyball’s annual meeting. The 2016 event drew a record 578 teams. “USA […]

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CONCACAF Keeps it Southern for Gold Cup Destinations

CONCACAF has announced the nine stadiums in six destinations that will host group, quarterfinal and semifinal matches in the 2021 Gold Cup leading to the August 1 final at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. “The announcement of these outstanding venues moves us a step closer to what is sure to be a great Gold Cup […]

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One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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Orlando to Host Inaugural NGA National Gymnastics Festival

Orlando, Florida, will host the National Gymnastics Association’s inaugural National Gymnastics Festival at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. The event, which will be staged June 9–13, 2021, will include a national championships for men and women, an education and wellness summit, and a supplier marketplace. “We are excited to be working with the Greater Orlando […]

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Orange County Convention Center to Host Three Summer Basketball Tournaments

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, will be transformed this summer with three events starting in late July as part of the Summer Elite Grassroots Basketball tournament series. “As one of the first venues to resume convention operations, our success is testament on how modified sporting events can be hosted safely, responsibly and […]

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Lake County, Florida, Selected to Host 2021 World Waterski Championships

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation will hold the 2021 IWWF World Waterski Championships in Lake County, Florida, with more than 200 water skiers from 35 countries competing at the Jack Travers Water Ski School. The biennial event, the first time the world championships will be in the United States for 18 years, will be […]

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Orlando Area Lakes to Host B.A.S.S. Championships

The Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida has been selected to host two B.A.S.S. championship tournaments in 2020. The first event, the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops, is scheduled for October 29–31. The second event, to be held December 9–12, will the Bassmaster Team Championship and Classic Fish-Off, with […]

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Orlando Prepares for Potential Post-COVID Business

As the sports world slowly begins to start bringing back events, many professional leagues are working on proposals based upon being in one central location that would allow events to be held without widespread exposure or outbreaks of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the more popular locations mentioned is Orlando, Florida, which is reportedly the […]

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Orlando Metropolitan Area to Host Major Youth Soccer Tournaments

A regular host for Boys and Girls Elite Clubs National League soccer events has signed a multiyear agreement to continue holding two big events through 2023, bringing more than 7,000 participants to the Orlando, Florida, metropolitan area. The agreement with the ECNL will keep the organization’s events in Seminole County for the next four years, […]

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