This February 17-19, 2012, join over eight-thousand spectators at the Hampton Roads Convention Center for the Third Annual Hampton, VA Sports Festival & Expo. Featuring over 15 sports with simultaneous competition and a free expo, the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau-sponsored event is a must experience for any sports enthusiast.
“This is the third year we have hosted the festival,” said Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau Group Sales Manager Kris Smith. “Every year, the event continues to grow. The sports festival is helping to showcase our city as a dynamic sports scene to athletic planners from across the country. We are also receiving great support from the region’s residents, as well as out-of-town guests that travel to Hampton specifically for our action-packed sports weekend.”
Last year, the festival featured participants and spectators from neighboring countries such as Canada and Mexico, as well as states such as California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
- Arm Wrestling
- Bikini Body Building
- Body Building
- Fitness Body Building
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
- Muay Thai
- No Gi Grappling
- Power Lifting- Bench Press and Push Pull
- Strongest Man and Woman
During the festival, a free expo will take place in the main concourse of the building, directly in front of the convention center exhibit halls. The general public will have an opportunity to speak with local sports clubs, city departments, and area health representatives, as well as doctors specializing in sports medicine.
For more information, contact Craig Lenniger at (757) 728-5314 or email@example.com. Like the “Hampton, VA Sports Festival” fan page on Facebook to become a fan and follow the developments.
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
When: February 17, 2012, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; February 18, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; February 19, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.