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Keystone Bass Buddy Circuit to Host Championship in Erie

Thursday Sep 26th, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that the Keystone Bass Buddy Circuit (KBBC) will host its annual KBBC Circuit Classic in Erie on Saturday, Sept. 28.

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Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend Starts Thursday

Tuesday Sep 24th, 2019

The Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend is set to start Thursday at Lake Erie Speedway. The event is the second-longest consecutive running auto racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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Hockey Tournaments Set to Leave a Mark in Erie

Tuesday Sep 10th, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. The events are expected to generate an estimated $1.9 million in economic impact to the Erie region.

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The Color Run Road Closures Announced

Wednesday Aug 7th, 2019

The Color Run will return to Downtown Erie on Saturday, August 10, causing several road closures to accommodate the popular national 5K run.This will mark the fifth time that the event will be hosted in Erie since 2014.

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Two Events Set to Bring the Fun to Erie Saturday

Tuesday Aug 6th, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support two events on Saturday:

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Erie Sports Commission Awards $10,000 in Facility Improvement Grants

Wednesday Jul 31st, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Erie Sports Commission has announced the recipients of its Facility Matching Funds grants for 2018-19, with awards totaling $10,000 to fund improvement projects at Erie County sporting event facilities. Three recipients were awarded: $5,000 to the David Long Baseball/Softball Complex, $4,000 was awarded to the Erie County...

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Lake Erie Cyclefest Rolls Out Thursday

Monday Jul 29th, 2019

Erie Cyclefest will again partner with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival for Rhythm and Ride Weekend beginning Thursday, Aug. 1.In its third year, Lake Erie Cyclefest will feature six total cycling events. All proceeds benefit EmergyCare, WQLN and the YMCA of Greater Erie.Registration is open at eriecyclefest.org.

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Mid-Atlantic Broomball Tournament to be Hosted at ERIEBANK Sports Park

Wednesday Jul 17th, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Pittsburgh Broomball Club will host its Mid-Atlantic Broomball Tournament at ERIEBANK Sports Park Nov. 1-3. It is the first time that the tournament will be hosted in Erie.

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Hot Cider Hustle Half Marathon and 5K set for Presque Isle

Wednesday Jul 10th, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that the Hot Cider Half Marathon and 5K will be held at Presque Isle State Park for the first time on Sunday, Nov. 10. The event, produced by All Community Events, is part of their national Hot Cider Hustle series of over...

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SmashErie to Host First Major eSports Tournament June 30

Tuesday Jun 11th, 2019

Brawl on the Bay to Feature $1,500 Prize Pool at Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel

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