Sporting Tournaments

Bring it on! 

From the MAAC Tournament to the NCAA Division I Frozen Four, sporting events in Albany have a history of success! 

That's because we combine top-notch facilities with skilled hospitality professionals, who want to see you win. Let us host your sporting event, and see why they call Albany a Tournament Town. 

We're ready for your event

The Harlem Globetrotters

Sports Event RFP

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Group Lodging

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Sports Venues

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"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

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 Championship