Cabarrus County offers the perfect combination for sports — superb facilities, a moderate climate and many of the Charlotte area’s top attractions. Whether it’s a regional softball championship, a day with the Kannapolis Intimidators (Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox),  Carolina Panthers game or a race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, there’s never an idle moment here. The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Sports Department plays a vital role in attracting international, national and regional sporting events, activities and sports-related business to our area.


Sports Event Sales

Preplanning
We’ll help you find the “right place.” The Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau assists in finding the perfect sports venue, supply firms, catering companies and dining options. This complimentary service saves you considerable time and expense. Just give us the specifics, and we will do the rest.

Site Visit
We will be delighted to have you as our guest and show you the unique and versatile facilities that meet your event’s needs. Please check out our great sports venues!

Bid Book/Proposal Presentations
If your event requires a bid book or presentation, the Bureau can assist with presenting the destination to the deciding committee or provide you with the information for your bid book/proposal. Please fill out our Request for Proposal form for more information.

Accommodations
We work in partnership with all Cabarrus County hotels to find availability, lowest room rates, and book accommodations for your participants and their families. Search our many Cabarrus County hotel listings for planning assistance. Make sure to contact our Sports Sales Manager to assist with reaching out to area hotels.

Sports Event Services
Visitor Information
Brochures are available with detailed information about Cabarrus County and area attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment and transportation.

Travel Counselors
Travel Counselors can assist guests with visitor information and provide first-hand knowledge about the destination.

Mobile Marketing Unit
The mobile marketing unit consists of a race trailer with a drop down window for displays/visitor information as well as an 800-horsepower stock car, which when fired up, will quickly grab the attention of your spectators!

Volunteer Recruitment
The Convention & Visitors Bureau and Cabarrus County Sports Council can assist your organization with the recruitment and selection of skill-based volunteers.

Welcome Bags
Welcome bags can be provided to all participants spending the night in Cabarrus County. These bags can be used as registration bags or for visitor information.

Extras!
The CVB can assist to make your event a grand slam!
– Welcome Banners
– VIP Gifts
– Giveaways
– Registration Assistance
– Coupons and Discounts
– Transportation
– Pre- and Post-Special Event Planning

Major Venues
Carolina Courts 
Family-friendly, state-of-the-art, indoor multi-use sports facility located in Downtown Concord with approximately 40,000 square feet of open, usable space that is fully equipped to host your next sports or special event! For the sports enthusiast, they offer eight basketball and volleyball courts and are home to a premier fitness facility, Elite Fitness & Performance.

Kannapolis Intimidators StadiumThis 4,700-seat facility features six luxury suites, box seats, reserved seat sections, and general admission seating. The “Cannon” also features two large picnic areas. Two fully equipped concession stands are located throughout the concourse. Also on site are the “Intimidation Station” and “Pit Stop Playground.”  The stadium is home of the Kannapolis Intimidators Minor League Baseball and hosts a variety of other sports events as well.

Cabarrus Arena & Event Center
The region’s newest and most innovative event center offers a flexible floor plan with state-of-the-art features and is an ideal venue for sports events and tournaments from basketball to wrestling. The main arena seats 6,000 (including 2,300 affixed arena seats) and also features VIP suites, meeting rooms and adjacent events center and multipurpose rooms.

Frank Liske Park
You name it, this park has it, including a six-court tennis complex, a four-field softball/baseball complex with concessions and restrooms, an 11-field soccer complex with concessions and restrooms (four lighted fields), plus a nine-acre lake with paddle boats, playgrounds, amphitheater, horseshoes, volleyball courts, nature trail, fitness trail and a two-mile perimeter trail.

Questions? Please contact:

Katie Eagle
Sports & SMERF Sales Manager
Katie@VisitCabarrus.com
704-456-7972

Sports

Results: 43 venues

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Academy Recreation Center

phone

704-920-5601

location

147 Academy Ave., NW, Concord, NC 28025

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Amateur Athletic Union

phone

704-786-6264

location

128-A, North McDowell St., Charlotte, NC 28204

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AMP Tennis

phone

(704) 806-0909

location

Les Myers Park, 338 Lawndale Avenue, Concord, NC 28025

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Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

phone

704-920-3976

location

4751 NC Highway 49 North, Concord, NC 28025

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Cabarrus Country Club

phone

704-786-3104

location

3247 Weddington Road NW, Concord, NC 28027

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Caldwell Park

phone

704-782-1917

location

362 Georgia St. SW, Concord, NC 28025

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Cannon Memorial YMCA - Kannapolis

phone

704-939-9622

location

101 YMCA Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081

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Cannon Memorial YMCA - West Cabarrus

phone

704-795-9622

location

5325 Langford Avenue, NW, Concord, NC 28027

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Carolina Courts

phone

(704) 935-5501

location

24 SW Spring St., Concord, NC 28025

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Charlotte Checkers

location

210 E. Trade St, Suite E480, Charlotte, NC 28202

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