Sports Events

Renowned for auto racing, Cabarrus County’s sports scene includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds.

The ideal destination for your next sports event.

Cabarrus County, North Carolina offers a winning combination for sports events.

With superb facilities, group-friendly dining and fun, a convenient location, favorable climate, unmatched service and more, the destination provides an experience for sports event planners unlike any other.

Read on to learn more about why Cabarrus County is the right fit for your next sporting event.

Convenient Location

Situated in central North Carolina along Interstate 85, Cabarrus County is just 30 minutes northeast of Charlotte providing easy access to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), as well as Interstate 77 and 40. Located in Cabarrus, the City of Concord is home to Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (USA).

Versatile Facilities

Cabarrus County is home to several experienced sporting event hosts and venues for both traditional and non-traditional sporting events. The area’s sports scene includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds including six locations with 8 turf fields, multi-use grass field complex, multi-use indoor courts, an arena that can seat 5,000, baseball stadiums, golf courses, tennis courts, track and cross-country fields, disc golf courses and more. Cabarrus County offers attractive rates on both sporting venues and hotels.

Affordable Accommodations & Dining Options

Located within minutes of the area’s outstanding sports venues, lodging options in Cabarrus County offer a wide range of amenities and price points for every budget. Choose from more than 30 hotels where Cabarrus County’s friendly hospitality experts work behind-the-scenes to ensure a seamless experience for both organizers and attendees. With over 175 places to eat including locally owned restaurants and national favorites, Cabarrus County offers a variety of affordable dining options perfectly suited for groups of all sizes. 

Area Attractions

Before or after the main event, groups can explore everything from adrenaline-pumping adventures like iFLY Indoor Skydiving and K1 Speed electric kart racing to relaxed local dining and shopping in charming downtowns. Other unique attractions Gibson Mill (home to 88,000-sq. ft. antique mall The Depot, new locally sourced food hall Gibson Mill Market, an escape room, board game café and more) and SEA LIFE Aquarium which is located alongside over 200 stores and even more entertainment at the state’s largest outlet and value retail shopping center, Concord Mills. 

Unmatched Service

The Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a dedicated services team that works to connect community partners and venues to successfully service sporting events. Our Sales & Services team plays a vital role in attracting international, national and regional sporting events, activities and sports-related business to Cabarrus County.

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Academy Recreation Center
concordnc.gov
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147 Academy Ave NW
Concord, NC 28025
704-920-5601
Bakers Creek Park
kannapolisnc.gov
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1275 West A St
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 920-4343
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Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
cabarrusarena.com
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4751 NC Hwy 49 N
Concord, NC 28025
704-920-3976
Cabarrus Country Club
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3247 Weddington Rd NW
Concord, NC 28027
704-786-3104
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Carolina Courts
carolinacourts.com
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24 SW Spring St
Concord, NC 28025
(704) 935-5501
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Central Cabarrus Turf Field
welleye.net
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505 Hwy 49 S
Concord, NC 28025
704-456-7972
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Cox Mill Turf Field
welleye.net
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1355 Cox Mill Rd
Concord, NC 28027
704-456-7972
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Frank Liske Park
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4001 Stough Rd
Concord, NC 28027
704-920-2701
Gibson Field
concordnc.gov
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321 Misenheimer Ave NW
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 784-2616
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Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center
greatwolf.com
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10175 Weddington Rd
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 549-8206
Hartsell Recreation Center
concordnc.gov
All Venues Meetings & Groups Sports Venue
60 Hartsell School Rd
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 920-5602
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Jay M. Robinson Mondo Track & Field Facility
welleye.net
All Venues Meetings & Groups Sports Venue
300 Pitts School Rd SW
Concord, NC 28027
704-456-7972

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