THAT Sports Destination
THAT Greenville has become that place for hosting sporting events. The fans, the media, and the players love us! Greenville, SC has earned its place as a top Southeastern destination for major regional, national and international sporting events. A closer look at the location, convenience, affordability, flexibility, and quality of venues makes it easy to see why.
Greenville is centrally located between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC - getting here is a breeze! Easy interstate access is provided by I-85 and I-385, while six major carriers (Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines) service Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport with over 100 daily nonstop flights.
Significant investments in facilities like the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville Convention Center, Fluor Field at the West End, Greenville County Aquatic Complex and MeSA Soccer Complex, have made Greenville a sports magnet.
Recently hosted events include:
- 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic
- 2018 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships
- 2017 USA National Karate Championships and US Team Trials
- 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships - Rounds 1 & 2
- 2017 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament
- 2016 & 2017 Southern Conference Baseball Championships
- 2016 & 2017 NAIA Men's and Women's Lacrosse National Invitationals
Greenville has repeatedly hosted the Southern Conference Baseball Championships, GEICO Bassmaster Classic and the annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Upcoming events include the 2019 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships!
That list doesn't include the dozens of soccer, baseball, karate, swimming, softball, archery, wrestling, and well, you name it, that Greenville has successfully hosted it!
Once you're here, you'll find more than 9,000 hotel rooms and more than 600 restaurants - including more than 110 in our walkable downtown area alone (most of which are independently owned!). That means we can host events of any size comfortably, keep everyone entertained and offer a variety of price points to suit your specific needs.
So what are you waiting for? Contact the team or call 800.351.7180 to discuss hosting your next sports event in Greenville, SC.
- Yeah, THAT Greenville's Sports Event Fact Sheet
- Sport Destination Management's "Destination Spotlight" of THAT Greenville
- Sports Planning Guide's 2017 SiteInspection of Greenville, SC