The Erie Sports Commission presented seven awards when it hosted its annual Sports Tourism Awards on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Bel-Aire by Wyndham Hotel and Conference Center. More than 120 guests attended the event, which is held annually to honor and recognize the outstanding efforts of the people who...
Erie, Pa: Lax Bash Tournaments, a nationally-touring lacrosse tournament company, will host a tournament in Erie, Pa. for the first time, July 11-12. Gem City Lacrosse, as the tournament has been named, will be hosted at ERIEBANK Sports Park.
Erie, Pa: The 26th Annual Sarah Backstrom Memorial Girls Hockey Tournament will be hosted in three locations in Erie this weekend, beginning Friday, Feb. 7. All games will be held at ERIEBANK Sports Park, Flo Fabrizio Ice Center and Erie Insurance Arena.
19th Annual Event set for Jan. 17-20 at Bayfront Convention Center
Erie, Pa: Two events this weekend will have a major impact on the local economy, generating a combined $2.6 million in estimated economic impact.
Erie, Pa: CollClubSports has announced that the first-ever National Club Basketball Association (NCBBA) Women’s National Championship will be held at Gannon University’s Hammermill Center. The first-time event will be held April 17-19.
Erie, Pa: Two Erie Sports Commission (ESC) staff members have been promoted, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Emily Biddle has been promoted to Marketing and Communications Director, and Ben Huggler has been promoted to Event Services Director.
Applications are now being accepted for the Erie Sports Commission’s Facility Matching Funds Program. Established in 2019, the program provides funds to facilities capable of hosting sporting events, with the intent to continue to grow sports tourism in the region. A total of $10,000 is available for projects in 2020.
In its first full year of operation under Executive Director Mark Jeanneret, 2019 marked the biggest and busiest year ever for the Erie Sports Commission. In 2019, the ESC hosted and supported 74 events that spanned 174 event days, a 50% increase from 2018.
Erie, PA: Champion Cheer Central will once again host four cheer and dance competitions in Erie, PA during its 2019-20 season, starting with the annual Lights! Camera! Action! Cheer and Dance Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Bayfront Convention Center.