SPORTS
PLANNERS

From the first practice to the last trophy, the experienced team at the Greater Morgantown CVB works with your sports organization to help plan and market your event on every level.

Named one of the “Best Sports Cities” in America by The Sporting News, Greater Morgantown is a leading destination for regional and national amateur sporting events.

The area’s natural features have made this inevitable: four distinct seasons, clean air and purpose-built sporting facilities all located within close proximity to the area’s hotels, restaurants and entertainment.

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Sporting Venues Include:

  • 50,000 s.f. Field Turf Arena
  • Four Field Baseball Complex
  • Outdoor Turf Softball Fields
  • Outdoor Turf Athletic Field Suitable for Rugby, Soccer and Lacrosse
  • 7-Court Indoor Basketball Facility
  • (2) 30,000 s.f. Event Centers with Bleachers ad Parking
  • 26,000 s.f. Gymnastics Training Center, 350 Seats and Parking
  • Lighted Miracle Sports Complex - Synthetic Surface Field

Home to the West Virginia University Mountaineers, a Big 12 Conference member, Morgantown also boasts more than 50 miles of paved trails, unmatched recreational whitewater rafting, kayaking, boating and fishing.

Our team provides the following support at no charge to your organization:
  • Destination Expertise
  • Bid Preparation (including hotel room rates, facilities and amenities)
  • Site Inspection
  • Meeting/Event Promotion
  • Event Services
  • Welcome Bags
  • Visitors Guides
  • Meeting Planning Guide

 

Dave Plevich
Sports and Special Events Manager
dplevich@tourmorgantown.com

 

The Monongalia County Ballpark is a fan-friendly facility that is shared by the West Virginia University Mountaineers of the Big 12 Conference and the West Virginia Black Bears, a Class-A New York-Penn League franchise that is an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The ballpark was featured in USA Today Sports Weekly, as winner of the BaseballParks.com award for the 2015 Ballpark of the Year. The facility includes 2,500 fixed seats, scenic hillside seating, club seating, a fan amenity deck and a park that is open year-round for the community.

Dimensions:
  • 325 feet down the left and right field lines
  • 375 feet to the power alleys
  • 400 to center field
The Greater Morgantown CVB often partners with groups and organizations to bring new events to the area. Recent successes include:
  • Morgantown Marathon
  • MountainFest Motorcycle Rally
  • WV Bass Federation Tournament
  • 24 Hours of Big Bear
  • WVSSAC High School Swim Tournament

Greater Morgantown has a reputation for being supportive, friendly and a great resource for event volunteers.

 

Also home to 65,000 sports fans, over 50 miles of paved trails, and modern sports facilities, including:

  • 50,000 square foot Field Turf Arena
  • Four field Baseball Complex, lighted
  • Miracle Sports Complex-synthetic surface field
  • Ample parking
  • Complimentary planning services
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