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.


Champion Cheer Central 2019-20 Schedule Kicks off Saturday

Wednesday Dec 4th, 2019

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.

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Archery Encounters to Host First-Ever Blizzard Bi-Archelon

Tuesday Nov 19th, 2019

Archery Encounters will host the Blizzard Bi-Archelon on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Erie Premier Sports Pennbriar. The event is the first USA Archery sanctioned event hosted by Archery Encounters.

2020 Readers Choice Award

SportsEvents Announces Erie Sports Commission as a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

Tuesday Nov 12th, 2019

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Nov. 11, 2019) —SportsEvents Media Group has announced that Erie Sports Commission in Erie, PA has been recognized as a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award winner.

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