Sports Events & Tournaments
Photo Courtesy of Visit Lake Norman of the VisitLakeNorman.org Soccer Series
Visit Lake Norman's staff is here to provide your event support and coordination with local media and government agencies, transit, businesses, and hotels for your participants, their guests, and spectators. Our goal is to make your event as smooth as possible. We want visitors to have such a memorable experience they visit Lake Norman again and again.
Lake Norman has quickly distinguished itself as an amateur sports event hub. Every year more sports events call Lake Norman home. No matter what sport, Lake Norman can host it. Let Visit Lake Norman assist you with your next amateur sports event.
The National Wheelchair Basketball Association's (NWBA) International Tournament of Champions visited the Lake Norman region in August 2011. The event, secured by Visit Lake Norman, brought 250 of the world's most elite wheelchair basketball athletes and coaches to compete for the championship title. .
Visit Lake Norman has played host to all degrees of collegiate sports. From its beginnings in 1992 when Davidson College hosted the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament Final Four to FLW's College Fishing Northern Regional Championships in 2009 and the Southern Conference's Wrestling Tournament in 2010, Southern Conference's Volleyball Championships in 2012, Lake Norman knows collegiate sports. After all, Lake Norman is home to Davidson College and so, don't forget to support those Wildcats!
Lake Norman is home to triathlons, running/cycling races of all distances, dragon boat races and mountain bike challenges. There is no question, Lake Norman has a route and venue for any endurance event.
- Warrior Dash of the Carolinas (Returning for 5th Year! June 6, 2015)
- Warrior Dash of the Carolinas ( 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) with over 7,000 Warriors participating
"Got game? Then we've got the perfect location for you to host your next sporting event! Lake Norman and the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville offers world class sports facilities, more than 1,899 quality hotel rooms, a wide variety of dining and entertainment options. If you are looking to elevate your tournament to a "can't miss event", let Visit Lake Norman help with your game plan! Please contact Travis Dancy, Director of Sales, at 704-987-3300 for your facility tour today!
Have an information bag waiting for your guest in their room when they check-in! Information bags are available to
assist your guests in experiencing all that the Lake Norman area has to offer. Official Visit Lake Norman Visitor Guides included. For those last minute planners, orders can be filled up to 10 business days prior to your event date.To order, download our Special Event Bags Order Form.
Interested in sponsoring and supporting one of Visit Lake Norman's tourism impacting affiliated events? To find out more information about an event, please contact Travis Dancy, Director of Sales, 704-987-3300.