Greenville was named Sportstown USA for the state of North Carolina by Sports Illustrated Magazine. Come and explore why athletic organizers from a variety of sports choose Greenville as their tournament headquarters.
Greenville and Pitt County have been home to a number of high profile tournaments over the past several years. These include national events such as the Babe Ruth Softball World Series, statewide events like the North Carolina Senior League Tennis Championships and the Eastern Regional High School Basketball Tournament which draws the best high school men’s and women’s teams from the eastern half of the state.
Greenville and Pitt County are blessed to have a wide variety of athletic facilities to suit different age and skill levels. Greenville is home to East Carolina University, a major division one university and member of Conference USA. ECU’s sporting facilities are some of the best in the country and can be utilized during certain parts of the year by outside tournament organizers. The City of Greenville, which was named Sportstown USA by Sports Illustrated Magazine for its facilities and programs, is home to Guy Smith Stadium and a number of other excellent baseball and soccer facilities that are recognized as some of the best in the state. The town of Winterville, located just outside the Greenville City limits, is home to The Sara Law Softball Complex which plays hosts to multiple regional tournaments throughout the year. Winterville’s Little League Baseball parks are also outstanding having hosted many Southeastern US Cal Ripken Tournaments.
The staff at the CVB has solid experience working with such athletic organizations as the Amateur Athletic Union, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, North Carolina High School Athletic Association, North Carolina Senior Games, the United States Tennis Association and many others. Contact us today to see how we can assist your with your next athletic event.