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The Color Run Returning to Erie

Wednesday Apr 17th, 2019

World’s Largest Event Series is back in Perry Square Saturday, Aug. 10

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The Edinboro Triathlon Returns After Hiatus for 32nd Year

Tuesday Apr 16th, 2019

USAT Sanctioned Event to be held June 8, 2019


Erie Gets Sports: Three Events Set for Apr. 12-14 Weekend

Thursday Apr 11th, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support three sporting events April 12-14, detailed below. The combined estimated impact of the three events is expected to exceed $225,000.


Major Sports Tourism Weekend Ahead for Erie

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 2019

Erie, Pa: Erie is set for a big weekend for sports tourism beginning Saturday, with the 80th Annual PA USBC Open Championships bowling tournament and Champion Cheer Central’s Champions Weekend both kicking off. Together, they are expected to have an economic impact of nearly $5 million over the course of...

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Results: VNEA PA State 8-Ball Tournament

Thursday Mar 14th, 2019

The results from the VNEA PA State 8-Ball Tournament are available to download here.


PA State 8-Ball Tournament Rolls into Erie for 37th Year

Tuesday Mar 5th, 2019

Bayfront Convention Center will be filled March 8-10 for annual championship event


Erie Scratch Classic Returns for Seventh Year

Friday Mar 1st, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Erie Scratch Classic will take place at Rolling Meadow Lanes for the seventh year March 2-3. More than 120 bowlers from the region and beyond are expected to compete for the $2,500 projected grand prize.

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Erie Sports Commission Announces Annual Event Award Winners

Thursday Feb 21st, 2019

Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission presented seven awards when it hosted its fifth annual Event Recognition and Awards Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel.


Western PA Hardwater Series to Host Weekend Ice Fishing Tourney

Friday Feb 15th, 2019

Two-Day Event will be held Saturday on Misery Bay; Sunday on Marina Bay

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Skiiers Ready to Embrace Winter at PA Nordic Championships

Thursday Jan 31st, 2019

Erie, Pa.: The PA Cross-Country Skiers Association (PACCSA) will host the 2019 PA Nordic Championships at Wilderness Lodge in Wattsburg on Sunday, February 3 beginning at 9 a.m. The event has been scheduled annually at Wilderness Lodge since 2011, to take advantage of Erie’s lake effect snow.

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