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Team Travel Source Partners with North Carolina FC Youth

Team Travel Source has announced a partnership with North Carolina FC Youth, making it the official housing provider for all VisitRaleigh.com Showcase Series tournaments and additional events for the next two years. Of NCFC Youth’s 10 tournaments throughout the year, TTS will be the housing partner for six of those events, including the City of […]

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Loren Gold, center, Executive Vice President, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, speaks during the 2023 EsportsTravel Summit in Toronto. Raleigh will host the 2024 EsportsTravel Summit. At left is Robert Duggan, North American League Championship Series (LCS) Event Lead, Riot Games. At right is Ed Tomasi, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Subnation. Photo by Jared Wickerham

EsportsTravel Summit Announces Future Hosts

Northstar Meetings Group has announced the upcoming hosts for the EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers. In 2024, the event will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The 2025 event will be staged in Bloomington, Minnesota. The announcement was made on the final day of the 2023 EsportsTravel […]

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Riot Games’ League Championship Series Coming to Raleigh

Riot Games’ League Championship Series is coming to PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, this spring. The League Championship Series is North America’s largest professional esports league in League of Legends. PNC Arena will host the LCS Spring Finals, delivered by Grubhub, April 8–9. “Raleigh has established itself as an international hub for esports and […]

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Professional Disc Golf Association 2024 Championship Heads to Raleigh

The Professional Disc Golf Association will hold its 2024 Tim Selinske US Masters Championship in Raleigh, North Carolina, the organizers announced this week. The PDGA Staff and the PDGA Board of Directors said in a release that it picked Raleigh over four other bidders. The 2023 event will be in Eugene, Oregon, after this year’s […]

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SportsTravel Awards
The 2022 SportsTravel Award winners are recognized by Jason Gewirtz, left, vice president of the Sports Division of Northstar Travel Group, which publishes SportsTravel magazine and organizes the TEAMS Conference & Expo. With Gewirtz from left is Ryan Allen Hall, senior director of public events and partnerships for the College Football Playoff; USA Volleyball Chief Executive Officer Jamie Davis; Run4Roses Executive Director Tucker Neale; Vice President of Spokane Sports Ashley Blake and Spokane Sports Director of Events and Community Cherie Gwinn; World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks; and Denny Edwards, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. Photo by Jared Wickerham

2022 SportsTravel Award Winners Announced

SportsTravel Magazine announced the winners of the 2022 SportsTravel Awards during the TEAMS ’22 Conference & Expo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, honoring the best events, venue and host city in the sports-event industry. TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports, is the world’s largest gathering of event organizers and travel planners from the sports industry. […]

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Major League Fishing
Takahiro Omori competes in the 2019 MLF Bass Pro Tour in Neenah, Wisconsin. Photo: Joe Branch/Major League Fishing

Major League Fishing Names Eight Host Sites for 2020

Major League Fishing has announced its schedule for the 2020 Bass Pro Tour, the new league’s second season of professional bass fishing. “This schedule is stocked with great fisheries and destinations,” said Michael Mulone, senior director of events of Major League Fishing. “Working with the MLF angler advisory board and these outstanding community hosts, we […]

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Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance

Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance Promotes Collins and Philbeck

The Greater Raleigh (North Carolina) Sports Alliance has promoted Tori Collins to director and Jason Philbeck to associate director as both take on new responsibilities in the organization as part of a broader strategic realignment at the GRSA. Collins will oversee administration of the GRSA including strategic sales initiatives. She is a past chairman of […]

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Raleigh Esports

Raleigh Lands 2019 Six Major Esports Tournament

Ubisoft, Visit Raleigh and the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance have announced that the 2019 Six Major Raleigh esports tournament will be staged August 12–18 at the Raleigh Convention Center. The tournament will be the second-largest Rainbow Six event of the year, with 16 international teams competing for a prize pool of $500,000. “We are excited […]

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