Cabarrus County offers a winning combination for sports events with superb facilities, a moderate climate and many of the Charlotte area’s top attractions.

Whether it’s a regional softball championship, a day at Intimidators Stadium, cheering on the Carolina Panthers or experiencing a race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, there’s never an idle moment here when it comes to sports.

The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Sales and Services team plays a vital role in attracting international, national and regional sporting events, activities and sports-related business to our area. We’re also dedicated to connecting planners with community partners and venues to successfully service sporting events. Consider us your pit crew!

 


Sports Event Sales

Pre-Planning
We’re here to help you find all the right places– sports venues, supply firms, catering companies and more. This complimentary service saves you considerable time and expense. Just give us the specifics and we’ll do the rest.

Site Visit
From scenic, spacious farms to flexible indoor spaces, there’s a venue in Cabarrus County that is ideal for your event. Be our guest and experience the area’s one-of-a-kind, versatile facilities first hand. Get inspired by these sports venues. Then, get in touch to tell us all about your event’s needs and begin planning a visit.

Bid Book/Proposal Presentations
If your event requires a bid book or presentation, the Cabarrus County CVB can assist with presenting the destination to the deciding committee or provide you with information for your bid book/proposal. For more information, please complete this Request for Proposal.

Accommodations
Cabarrus County offers 3,000 rooms and 30 hotels with price points for every budget. Our team works in partnership with lodging partners in Cabarrus County to find availability and lowest room rates, and book accommodations for your participants and their families. Start your search with with this list of accommodations in Cabarrus County, then contact our Sports Sales Manager who will assist you with reaching out to area hotels.

 

Sports Event Services

Visitor Information
The Cabarrus County, NC Destination & Motorsports Guide is a complimentary publication and comprehensive resource to the area’s attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment and more. At the Visitor Center, Travel Counselors can assist guests with information and provide first-hand knowledge about the destination.

Mobile Visitor Center
The Visit Cabarrus Mobile Visitor Center is visitor information on the go. With the capability of traveling to your event, this fun vehicle is packed with brochures and can be brought onsite to help guests navigate the destination during downtime. In addition, the Visit Cabarrus stock car quickly grabs the attention of spectators when fired up!

Volunteer Recruitment
The Cabarrus County CVB 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 Cabarrus County CVB can assist to make your event a grand slam with these extras like welcome banners, VIP gifts, giveaways, registration assistance, coupons and discounts, transportation, pre- and post-special event planning and more.

 

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. Carolina Courts offers eight basketball and volleyball courts and are home to a premier fitness facility, Elite Fitness & Performance.

Intimidators Stadium
This 4,700-seat facility is home of the city’s minor league baseball team– the Kannapolis Intimidators, an affiliate of the White Sox Major League Team. The stadium 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. The venue hosts a variety of other sports events, and also includes the “Intimidation Station” and “Pit Stop Playground.”

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! Frank Liske Park features 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? We’re here to help!

Katie Eagle, Sales Manager
Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Katie@VisitCabarrus.com
704-456-7972

Sports

Results: 40 venues

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Academy Recreation Center

704-920-5601

147 Academy Ave., NW, Concord, NC 28025

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AMP Tennis

(704) 806-0909

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

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Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

704-920-3976

4751 NC Highway 49 North, Concord, NC 28025

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Cabarrus Country Club

704-786-3104

3247 Weddington Road NW, Concord, NC 28027

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Caldwell Park

704-782-1917

362 Georgia St. SW, Concord, NC 28025

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Cannon Memorial YMCA - Kannapolis

704-939-9622

101 YMCA Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081

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Cannon Memorial YMCA - West Cabarrus

704-795-9622

5325 Langford Avenue, NW, Concord, NC 28027

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Carolina Courts

(704) 935-5501

24 SW Spring St., Concord, NC 28025

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Charlotte Checkers

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

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Charlotte Knights

(980) 207-0079

324 South Mint, Charlotte, NC 28202

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