TEAM Maryland Tuesday: Howard County

Referred to as “the green in between”, Howard County offers an abundance of parks, lakes, nature centers and other outdoor tourist attractions, reeling in the Charm City residents to explore the land just 20 minutes west of downtown Baltimore. Continue reading

Featured Venue Friday: Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center

Nestled in the northwestern area of Baltimore County, Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center creates a unique yet rewarding opportunity for all ages, providing athletic fields for play and teambuilding elements for learning. Continue reading

TEAM Maryland Tuesday: Prince George’s County

Neighboring the Nation’s Capital and home to Olympic gold medalists Brad Schumacher, Mark Henderson and Sugar Ray Leonard, Prince George’s County offers a multitude of sports opportunities to experience the event of a lifetime.  Continue reading

Maryland Sports Aims To Increase State-Hosted Events

According to its website, the mission for Maryland Sports is to “enhance Maryland’s economy, image and quality of life through the attraction, promotion, retention and development of regional, national and international sporting events.”
For Terry Hasseltine, the agency’s executive director, that means casting a wide net.
While Hasseltine worked hard to bring the 2014 and 2016 Army-Navy games to M&T Bank Stadium and the 2011 game to Landover, Md.’s FedEx Field, and just finished working with Johns Hopkins University and Towson University to submit what he called “a robust series of bids” for the 2019-2022 NCAA women’s lacrosse championships, he’s also excited about an event happening at Fruitland Recreation Park Nov. 19-20: The US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships.

In Maryland, All Athletes Can Find Their Game | Sports Destination Management

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.

Source: In Maryland, All Athletes Can Find Their Game | Sports Destination Management