Fayetteville/Fort Bragg, North Carolina

By Connect Sports Staff, March 10, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-03-10 at 5.16.57 PMSports have been part of Cumberland County, North Carolina, for more than 200 years, giving way to a strong heritage of iconic athletes. Fayetteville’s timeline is dotted with moments like Babe Ruth’s first professional home run, Jim Thorpe’s stint as a baseball player and PGA great Raymond Floyd’s ascension.

But look between those famous moments in time and you’ll see a region steeped in patriotism, facilities for any and every type of competition, top-notch amenities, and a community with countless fun things to see and do during free time.

As home to Fort Bragg, the world’s largest military installation, a love of country and the American spirit means the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area takes a little bit of extra joy in a hard-fought competition. From soccer to basketball, skeet shooting to fishing and racquetball to wrestling, the area also has the support to ensure your event goes off without a hitch.

Contact Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for everything you need, whether it’s proposals, site visits, media relations or special event coordination. Take your game to a higher level… take it to Cumberland County.

“We want to personally thank the bureau for its support of the Junior World Skeet Championship, held July 2014. When we started planning, we had no idea how to address some areas. The CVB staff was so helpful in many areas, particularly Jesse and Bhairavi, whom we dealt with the most. Helping arrange hotel contracts and providing items and information for the welcome bags was critical, and they also suggested other places and people for possible support. Our job of planning the event was made easier with the help of the bureau’s staff. Attendees were very happy they came to the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area.   – Jim and Belinda Tiner, Tournament Directors, Junior World Skeet Championship

Jesse Newsom, Sports Marketing Director Fayetteville Area CVB

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