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From touchdowns to finish lines, Virginia is where athletes compete for glory.

Sports Virginia is a statewide collaboration of professionals from local convention and visitor bureaus, sports commissions, parks and recreation departments and facilities. Our sports experts are geared toward making the planning and hosting of sporting events as seamless as possible.

This site is your one stop source for information to help with planning an event in Virginia. The Virginia team can assist with site selection and distribution of bid/RFP information statewide or to select Sports Virginia partners.

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Latest News

  • June 12, 2018

    During a groundbreaking ceremony in October 2015, Ali Krieger – a 2016 Olympian and member of the 2015 Women's World Cup championship team – said she looked forward to the day she could come back and open the new sports complex that would eventually bear her name.
  • May 14, 2018

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge (VBR) Sports along with Botetourt County, Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce and Muddy Squirrel are pleased to announce the inaugural Virginia’s Blue Ridge Gran Fondo starting and finishing at Ballast Point on Sunday, October 14th.
  • May 3, 2018

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge Sports and Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism are pleased to announce the first ever Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this summer. The race will be held at Green Hill Park on July 21-22.
  • March 20, 2018

    The 2018 CIAA Golf championship will take place on April 19-20 at The Club at Viniterra in New Kent and be hosted by Virginia Union University and Richmond Region Tourism.
  • March 6, 2018

    The Basketball Tournament, the summertime, single-elimination contest that awards the winning team $2 million, will come to Richmond for the first time this summer. The Arthur Ashe Center will host TBT’s South regional July 13-15, one of the tournament’s four regionals.
  • February 15 2018

    The Smith River Sports Complex (SRSC) is pleased to announce its 2018 spring schedule that will bring visitors to Martinsville-Henry County beginning February 24.

Meet Virginia's Team

  • Joni Johnson
    Joni Johnson, CTP, TMP
    Virginia Tourism Corporation
    Director of Sales
  • Stephanie Kenney
    Stephanie Kenney
    Virginia Tourism Corporation
    Marketing Specialist

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