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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.

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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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Erie Lands 2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship

Thursday Nov 7th, 2019

Erie, Pa: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that Erie will serve as the host destination for the 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship. The competition, part of Bassmaster’s B.A.S.S. Nation Series, will be held June 24-26, 2020.

Lake Effect Hockey Junior Otters Showcase Schedule: Nov. 8-10

Thursday Nov 7th, 2019

Erie, Pa: Lake Effect Hockey will host its first-ever Veterans Day weekend Junior Otters Showcase Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10 at ERIEBANK Sports Park. The tournament will feature Boys Midget (15U), Boys Bantam (14U), Boys Peewee (12U) and Girls 16U. An overview of the schedule is as follows:

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Mid-Atlantic Broomball Tournament: Weekend Schedule

Thursday Oct 31st, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Broomball Tournament will make its debut in Erie starting Saturday morning at ERIEBANK Sports Park. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.A total of 16 teams will compete from seven states, playing 39 games over the course of the weekend.

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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.


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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