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Sporting Venues

Big or small, Albany has the right venue to fit your needs...

From the NCAA Division I Frozen Four, Sweet Sixteen and Wrestling Championships to the Annual USATF sanctioned Freihofer's Run for Women 5K, sporting events in Albany have a history of success!

Our team brings your sport to a new level by serving as your one-call contact for Albany facilities and offering the following complimentary services:

  • Detailed Albany facility information tailored to your sporting event needs.
  • Individual site inspections of  sporting venues, hotels, attractions, and points of interest.
  • Assistance in identifying area activities, events, and programs that suit your event's attendees.
  • Promotional and public relations assistance. 
  • Maps and directions for travel between venue(s) and hotels, and transportation sites.
  • Staffed, visitor resource center at your tournament site during peak hours.
  • Distribution of "Welcome to Albany" posters to local businesses, host hotels, and restaurants.
  • Post-tournament meeting to review recommendations and post-event feedback from planner and venue hotel contacts.


Past, Present, & Future Athletic Events Held in Albany:

NCAA Division I Ice Hockey Frozen Four, East Regionals; NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Basketball East Regionals; NCAA Division I Men's Wrestling Championships

MAAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships

ECAC Hockey League Championships

NYS USBC Women's Bowling State Championships

NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships

America East Men's Basketball Championships

AAU Karate National Championships

LPGA Symetra Futures Golf Tour

Journeymen Wrestling Northeast Collegiate Duals

Guilderland United Soccer Club Tournament 

Pugnacious Promotions Boxing Fight Nights 

Mohawk-Hudson River Marathon & Half Marathon 

America's Best Cheerleading Championships

NYS Volunteer Firefighter's Bowling Association Annual Tournament

Northeast Region Pop Warner Cheer & Dance Cahmpionship



"Albany has proven to be an outstanding location for many of our events each year. Its central location, ample hotel options, transportation opportunities, restaurant choices, and involvement of the community make for a great combination in successfully hosting our State Championships. Furthermore, the Albany CCVB is one of the most active statewide and continues to provide our association strong service, support and personal attention when we are looking to plan and promote our events." -Joe Altieri, Assistant Director, New York State Public High School Athletic Association

"Albany is a central location for our statewide tournament with good transportation options and a variety of great restaurants and hotels. We were made to feel very welcome in Albany and our teams received a high level of personal attention that was unparalleled in the past. Albany has the feel of a 'good fit' for our state championship tournament!" -Walter Eaton, Executive Secretary, NYS Federation of Secondary School Athletic Association


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