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Formula DRIFT to Debut ‘BORDERLANDS’ at Lake Erie Speedway

Friday Apr 9th, 2021

Erie, Pa: Lake Erie Speedway has been added to the2021 Formula DRIFT Championship Schedule. Its leading PRO Series, featuring 1000-hp competition cars,Formula DRIFT will make a stop in Erie County on July 9-10 as part of its 2021 PRO Championship Schedule, debuting its ‘Borderlands’ event for local fans at Lake...


Lake Erie National Cheer Headed to Downtown Erie this Weekend

Friday Apr 9th, 2021

Erie, Pa: Champion Cheer Central will host its Hard Rockin’ at Lake Erie National Cheerleading Championships at Erie Insurance Arena April 10-11. The event is part of the organization’s “Champions Weekend,” which includes the Champions of Dance Event at the Bayfront Convention Center April 11.

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Tickets on Sale Friday for NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

Thursday Mar 11th, 2021

ERIE, Pa.: A limited number of tickets will be available for spectators for all seven games of the NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship, scheduled to take place at Erie Insurance Arena March 15-20. Tickets will go on sale at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 12.


Erie Sports Commission and Mercyhurst to Host CHA Tournament

Wednesday Feb 10th, 2021

Erie, PA—Mercyhurst and the Erie Sports Commission are proud to announce that the 2020-21 CHA Tournament will be hosted at Erie Insurance Arena in Erie. All six teams will compete for the CHA Championship in Erie with the tournament beginning on March 5.

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Lake Erie Speedway to Host Snowmobile Racing Saturday

Friday Feb 5th, 2021

Erie, Pa: Lake Erie Speedway will host Lake Erie Winter Showcase, featuring snowmobile oval racing, on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event will feature snowmobile, ATV and UTV oval racing in addition to a vintage snowmobile show. It is the second time the event has been hosted by Lake Erie Speedway.

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Erie Sports Commission and Mercyhurst to Host NCAA Women’s Hockey Tournament

Thursday Feb 4th, 2021

Erie, PA—The NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee has announced that the NCAA National Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Championship will be moved to Erie. Mercyhurst, the Erie Sports Commission, and Erie Insurance Arena will work in conjunction to host the eight-team tournament.

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2021 PA State 8-Ball Tournament Canceled

Wednesday Jan 27th, 2021

Erie, Pa: Tournament directors from Warner Coin Machine have today announced the cancelation of the 2021 PA State 8-Ball Tournament. The decision to cancel was made out of an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty surrounding event regulations.

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Erie Winter Beach Blast event to host PA cheer teams this weekend

Friday Jan 22nd, 2021

Erie, Pa: Champion Cheer Central will host its 8th annual Erie Winter Beach Blast Cheer and Dance Championships at the Bayfront Convention Center on Sunday, Jan. 24. The event has been converted to a hybrid model and enacted extensive safety protocols in order to comply with Pennsylvania Department of Health mandates.

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Erie to Host 2021 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship

Monday Jan 11th, 2021

Bassmaster Announces B.A.S.S. Nation 2021 Regional Championship Schedule

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Year in Review: 2020

Friday Dec 18th, 2020

As we close out what perhaps has been the most tenuous year any of us has ever experienced, the Erie Sports Commission team is choosing to focus on what we were able to accomplish.

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