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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.

Virginia Experiences

Latest News

  • November 22, 2019

    Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) and VBR Sports are excited to announce that the region was awarded the 2021 USA Girls 16U and 18U GOLD Fastpitch National Championship (July 18 – 25, 2021) and the 2021 USA Men’s Class D & E Eastern Slowpitch National Championship (Sept. 3 – 6, 2021). These prestigious championships are a home run for all of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
  • October 24, 2019

    USA BMX announced that Prince William County and NOVA BMX have been selected to host the ‘East Coast Nationals’ Aug. 14–16, 2020. USA BMX last hosted a national event in the County in 2016.
  • August 9, 2019

    The Central Virginia Sports Commission (CVSC) is creating the Heart of Virginia Corporate Cup presented by Vista Graphics. The event will take place October 10-12, 2019, location TBA, and will engage the regional business community in competitive, social, participatory and charitable competitions in a networking environment.
  • July 9, 2019

    Shenandoah University Is Building A New State-Of-The-Art Esports Arena That Will Not Only Accommodate The School’s Esports Program, But Also The Sport’s Growing Popularity And Upcoming Launch Into Virginia Public High Schools.
  • June 19, 2019

    The Lynchburg Hillcats, Advanced-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, are excited to announce that the team will be hosting the 2020 Carolina League All-Star Classic. Presented by the Central Virginia Sports Commission, the game will take place at City Stadium on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
  • March 8, 2019

    Lionsbridge FC will welcome the Richmond Kickers, the longest continuously running professional soccer club in the United States, to Pomoco Stadium on the campus of Christopher Newport University for a friendly on Tuesday, July 9.

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Meet Virginia's Team

  • Joni Johnson, CTP, TMP
    Virginia Tourism Corporation
    Director of Domestic Sales & Marketing

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