We’re proud that Greenville County is consistently chosen as the destination for sports tournaments from around the USA. With a central location, exceptional service and experts at creating the best tournament experience, there’s no better place to play! County Rec’s outstanding fields and aquatic complex continue to draw rave reviews and big crowds. In June of 2017, three major sporting events found great success in Greenville County. News reports document the appreciation athletes, parents, and organizers have for Greenville County.
The South Carolina Shootout Lacrosse Tournament took place in early June this year and featured 99 teams playing at the MeSA Complex. The tournament brought in over $1.6 million in Economic Impact to Greenville County. It is truly a great event and we are already looking forward to having the NXT South Carolina Shootout back in 2019!
The Black Bear Classic in Greenville County has quickly become a true perfect match. Prospect Select Baseball returned to Greenville again in late June for the 4th Annual Classic, 3rd annual in Greenville. 150 teams came to Greenville and enjoyed a week of great baseball and southern hospitality, bringing in over $2.8 million in Economic impact. The teams played on 12 fields throughout the County including Conestee and Greenville Tech Northwest. We are looking forward to having Prospect Select back in 2018!
The Greenville County Aquatic Complex hosted more than 400 swimmers at the annual Dash and Splash swim meet. The three day event featured some of the best young competitive swimmers in the Southeast.
In May of 2017, the NAIA Lacrosse Invitational Championship brought 16 teams and more than $400,000 (according to Visit Greenville) to Greenville County. Congrats to Reinhardt, GA for winning the men’s championship and SCAD for winning the women’s. Thanks to Missouri Baptist University for teaching the kids at Staunton Bridge Community Center all about lacrosse.
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