PHL Sports: Upcoming Special Events


The PHLCVB’s sporting event calendar is full of opportunities for member involvement. Check out the big events coming to the city this year. To learn about sponsorship/partnership opportunities with any of these sporting events, contact

Also see the our annual events and events in coming years.


  • May 17
  • The Philadelphia Coaches Conference is an annual event organized by the Drexel University Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. The event is run “by coaches for coaches,” in an effort to bring together aspiring coaches of all levels and in a variety of sports for the purpose of professional development and growth through a series of educational sessions led by a diverse group of experienced and knowledgeable coaches.
  • For more information, please click here.


  • May 28-30
  • The 2016 NCAA Divisions I, II, III Men’s Lacrosse Championships are hosted by Drexel University and will be held at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Division I quarterfinal winners will compete in semifinal matches May 28. The Division II and Division III national championship games will be conducted May 29, and the national championship match of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship will be played on Memorial Day, May 30.
  • For more information and tickets, please click here.


  • May 27-29
  • The 2015 NCAA Division I/III Women’s Lacrosse Championships are hosted by Saint Joseph’s University and will be held at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Philadelphia. Division I semifinals will take place on May 27, and Division DIII will take place May 28. The Division I and III National Championships will take place May 29.
  • For more information and tickets, please click here.


  • June 4-5
  • Philadelphia is proud to welcome back the Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC), the largest Rugby 7’s collegiate rugby championship in the United States. Now called Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Sevens, this will be CRC’s sixth year at Philadelphia’s Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park). With the return of Rugby 7's to the 2016 Olympic Games, the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is part of a nationwide effort to build American rugby talent in preparation for the Olympics.
  • For more information and tickets, please click here.


  • June 9, 11 and 14
  • Philadelphia has been selected as a host city for the Copa America Centenario. Some of the world's best soccer players will play at Lincoln Financial Field in this 100-year anniversary of the historic tournament. Philadelphia will host group matches on June 9: Uruguay vs. Venezuela, June 11: USA vs. Paraguay and June 14: Chile vs. Panama.
  • For more information and tickets, please click here.

Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS (golf)

  • June 9-12
  • Philadelphia Cricket Club welcomes the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship for the first time June 9-12.
  • For more information and tickets, please click here.


  • Aug. 1-7
  • The Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa., will host the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship Aug. 1–7.
  • For more information, please click here.


  • Sept. 22
  • Top American hockey prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft will showcase their talents as the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center have been selected to host the fifth annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. To date, 74 alumni of the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game have been drafted into the NHL, highlighted by 15 first-round selections. For more information, click here.


  • Fall
  • For the fifth straight year, the Army and Navy men’s soccer teams will square off in what is sure to be another nail-biter at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park), home of the Philadelphia Union. Come be a part of the rivalry and excitement!


  • October
  • Drexel University will host the 2016 U.S. Open Squash Championships, the most prestigious squash tournament in the country at the newly renovated Daskalakis Athletic Center in downtown Philadelphia.
  • For more information, please click here.

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