In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Visit College Station Sales Manager Jo Beth Wolfe talk about the summer events and tournaments that will attract thousands of visitors to College Station. Continue reading What’s Up? Video: Summer events will have a substantial impact on our local economy
Have you wondered why our community still seems packed with people when most college students are gone for the summer? The reason is simple – College Station is a sports tourism hotbed, and summertime is our busiest season! The Parks & Recreation Department will host 10 tournaments from May 27-Aug. 27, attracting about 38,000 visitors. Continue reading High-level summer sports tournaments to attract about 38,000 visitors to our community
Summer is our busiest sports tourism season. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts 10 events from May 20-Aug. 28, including state championships in girls fastpitch softball, boys and girls youth soccer, and 7-on-7 football. We expect these events to attract about 40,000 visitors to fill our hotels, restaurants, and stores.
Continue reading Busy sports event schedule expected to attract about 40,000 visitors to town this summer
College Station may not have a beach or fancy waterpark, but we’re one of the best-kept secrets for sports tourism. The Parks & Recreation Department will host 12 sports events from May 29-Aug. 29, attracting an estimated 32,000 visitors to the area. The diverse array of events includes youth soccer, girls’ fast-pitch softball, 7-on-7 football, and senior softball. Continue reading Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community
Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation ahead of Travel and Tourism week announcing that the leisure and hospitality sector added 23,100 jobs to the state economy in March. Tourism is a powerful economic resource, and we’re delighted to celebrate that impact through National Travel and Tourism Week. Continue reading Travel, tourism are powerful economic resources
When local softball enthusiastic Greg Hutchinson created the Budweiser Softball Festival with 24 teams in 1986, no one could have guessed it would grow into the largest regular-season USSSA adult slow-pitch tournament in the nation. A total of 163 adult slow-pitch softball teams will participate in the Annual Summer Budweiser Softball Festival Friday through Sunday at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex, Stephen C. Beachy Central Park, and Bryan Regional Athletic Complex. Continue reading Nation’s largest slow-pitch softball tournament in town this weekend