Located along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex is Salisbury’s premier outdoor sports facility with its primary focus on baseball and softball. Continue reading
The picturesque surroundings of Frederick County make it a unique venue for sports events. Frederick’s sports venues offer sweeping views of the picturesque mountains and historic covered bridges, as well as opportunities to play in the bustling downtown historic district. Continue reading
Ocean City is filled with famous restaurants, mini-golf and 10 miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline, which makes it all the more attractive when bringing amateur and youth events to the area’s largest and most popular park facility, Northside Park.
Located in the western region of Maryland, Washington County boasts gorgeous views of its nature trails, culture trails and takes pride in their rich history dating back to the 1700s. Continue reading
Situated on the Upper Chesapeake Bay and easily accessible to visitors from all over the region, Cecil County boasts a premier sports destination offering opportunities for all.
In FY16, Maryland Sports touched 317 events generating $176,641,000 in direct spending. But this is only the beginning and we are working to make the coming years bigger and better than ever.
Terry Hasseltine, the Executive Director of Maryland Sports stressed the importance of the video to highlight Maryland as a world-class sports destination. “The video highlights the continued focus of Maryland Sports to promote Maryland as a sports destination and to highlight the strategic alliances we have created in order to achieve that goal. At the same time, emphasizing the importance of the sports tourism industry in the State of Maryland.”
With topography as varied as the U.S. itself, Maryland is primed and ready to host any event a sports planner has in mind. From mountain biking and whitewater kayaking in Western Maryland, to marlin fishing in Ocean City, to soccer in the plethora of sports-field complexes spread across the state, to cheerleading and gymnastics events in the Baltimore City and Ocean City Convention Centers, to indoor or outdoor tennis complexes to baseball in no less than nine minor league ballparks and more, the state has much to offer. It’s also accessible to travelers using any mode of transportation. In short, according to Terry Hasseltine, executive director of Maryland Sports, it’s a perfect location, and one planners should be considering in their site selection decisions.