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NCAA selects Erie to Host Two Future Championship Events

Wednesday Oct 14th, 2020

Erie, Pa: The NCAA has chosen Erie, Pa. to host the National Collegiate Women’s Bowling Championship Regionals in 2021 and 2022, as announced today by the NCAA. The event will be co-hosted by the Erie Sports Commission, Mercyhurst University and Penn State Behrend.

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Race of Champions Weekend Marks 70th Annual Event Beginning Friday

Friday Sep 25th, 2020

Erie, Pa: The Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend will mark its 70th annual event this weekend, with racing action set to get underway beginning Friday at Lake Erie Speedway.

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Erie Poker Run Makes its Return This Weekend

Friday Aug 21st, 2020

Erie, Pa: The Erie Poker Run will return to Erie’s Bayfront this weekend, with boats beginning to arrive on Friday, Aug. 21 and the poker run scheduled to run Saturday, Aug. 22.

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B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship At Lake Erie Canceled

Friday Jul 31st, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship, scheduled for August 19-21 on Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie and Presque Isle Bay, has been canceled. The tournament cancellation was prompted by various state regulations, which would have prevented competitors from several states and B.A.S.S.

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Lake Erie Cyclefest Announces Hybrid Event for 2020

Thursday Jun 11th, 2020

Organizers Announce Hybrid Event, Nine New Routes

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2021 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four ® Logo Revealed

Wednesday May 20th, 2020

Women’s Ice Hockey Championship to be held March 19-21 at Erie Insurance Arena

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2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship Postponed

Friday May 15th, 2020

Event Rescheduled for August 19-21, 2020 at Presque Isle State Park

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Erie Poker Run Postponed, Kayak Event Canceled

Friday May 15th, 2020

Erie, Pa: On behalf of the rights holders it represents, the Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is announcing changes to several upcoming events, including the popular Erie Poker Run.

Erie Frost Softball, Event Cancellations 5-13-20

Wednesday May 13th, 2020

Erie, Pa: On behalf of the rights holders it represents, the Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is announcing the cancellation of several upcoming sporting events, including the Erie Frost Battle of Lake Erie Softball Tournament.

Cancelled Events Update: 4-23-20

Friday Apr 24th, 2020

Erie, Pa: On behalf of the rights holders it represents, the Erie Sports Commission (ESC) has announced the following event cancellations and postponements:

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