PA State 8-Ball Tournament Rolls into Erie for 38th Year

Tuesday Mar 3rd, 2020

Erie, Pa: The Pennsylvania State 8-Ball Tournament will host its 38th annual event at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. March 13-15, 2020. The tournament, hosted annually by Warner Coin Machine, is regarded as one of the largest in the country.

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Erie Sports Commission Announces Sports Tourism Award Winners

Thursday Feb 20th, 2020

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...

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Lax Bash Tournaments Headed for the Gem City

Tuesday Feb 11th, 2020

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.

Media Advisory: 26th Annual Sarah Backstrom Memorial Tournament

Thursday Feb 6th, 2020

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.


Tumbling into 2020: Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational

Friday Jan 17th, 2020

19th Annual Event set for Jan. 17-20 at Bayfront Convention Center

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Two Events to Generate Major Tourism Impact this Weekend

Wednesday Jan 15th, 2020

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.

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First-Ever NCBBA-W National Championship to be held in Erie

Tuesday Jan 14th, 2020

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.

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Applications Being Accepted for 2020 Facility Matching Funds

Tuesday Jan 7th, 2020

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.

Erie Sports Commission Staff Receive Promotions

Tuesday Jan 7th, 2020

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.

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ESC 2019: Year in Review

Tuesday Dec 17th, 2019

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.

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