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 sportscongress@discoverphl.com



Amerikick Internationals
March 20-21, 2015
AmeriKick Internationals Karate Championships returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and you are invited! AmeriKick is home to the Trick Battle, Traditional Forms Challenge, and the highly competitive Black Belt Sparring Divisions. For more information, please visit, akitournament.com

Northeast Qualifier (NEQ), Volleyball
March 27-29, 2015 & April 3-5, 2015
The newly expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center will host the 2015 ASICS NEQ. The North East Qualifier is highly competitive National Championship Qualifier tournament, which currently hosts 860 teams, 8,600 participants and 34,000 spectators. The best indoor junior female volleyball athletes, their coaches, college coaches, and their friends and families travel from around the country to be a part of this. Visit NEQVolleyball.com.

ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship, PPL Park
April 24-26, 2015
PPL Park will be the site of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship in. 2015 will mark the fifth time in the 27-year history of the tournament that the event has been held at a neutral site. For more information and tickets, click here.

NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship
May 23-25, 2015
The 2015 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 held May 23. The Division II and Division III national championship games will be conducted on May 24, and the national championship match of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship will be played on Memorial Day, May 25. For more information and tickets visit ncaalax.phlsports.com.

NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship
May 22-24, 2015
The 2015 NCAA Division I/III Women’s Lacrosse Championships are hosted by Saint Joseph’s University and will be held at PPL Park in Philadelphia. Division I semifinals will take place on May 22nd and Division DIII will take place on May 23rd. The Division I and III Championships will take place May 24th. For more information and tickets visit ncaalax.phlsports.com.

Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Sevens Championships
May 30-31, 2015
Philadelphia is proud to welcome back the Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC), the largest Rugby 7’s collegiate rugby championship in the U.S.  Now called Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Sevens, this will be CRC’s fifth year at Philadelphia’s PPL Park.  With the return of Rugby 7s 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.  The 2014 Rugby 7’s showcased 20 of the top college and university teams.   Will the Cal Golden Bears hold on to the title?  Reserve your tickets today! http://www.usasevenscrc.com/crc-tickets/

US Rowing Masters National Championships
August 13-16, 2015
The 2015 US Rowing Masters National Championships is scheduled for August 13-16, on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J. Please visit the Camden County Boathouse website for more information camdencountyboathouse.com.

Army-Navy Cup
September 27, 2015
For the fourth straight year, the Army and Navy men’s soccer teams will square off in what is sure to be another nail-bitter at PPL Park, home of the Philadelphia Union.  In 2014, Navy won in double overtime in front of 10,168 fans to capture the win for the third Army-Navy Cup.   The large crowd ranked as the third highest attendance of the 2014 NCAA soccer season and surpassed the Army-Navy Cup II total of 7,416.   Come be a part of the rivalry and excitement on September 27th, 2015 at PPL Park.

U.S. Open Squash Championships
October 8-17, 2015
Drexel University will host the 2014 U.S. Open Squash Championships, the most prestigious squash tournament in the country at the newly renovated Daskalakis Athletic Center in downtown Philadelphia.

Butterfly Teams Championships
November 27-29, 2015
The top Table Tennis players in the U.S. and Canada will compete in the Butterfly Teams Championships at Legacy Youth Tennis & Education Center in Philadelphia. The Teams wills will compete for the $10,000 in prize money. For more information please visit, butterflyteams.com.

US Rowing Convention
December 3-6, 2015
Philadelphia is excited to host the 2015 USRowing Convention December 3-6, 2015 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.  The four-day event includes the Advanced Coaches Conference featuring top U.S. and international coaches; a Business of Rowing seminar and panel discussion with athletic program administrators; America Rows diversity, adaptive and inclusion programming; coaching certification; referee clinics; and a Junior Day series geared toward rowers and parents, in addition to receptions and local social events.  Philadelphia has a rich rowing history and picturesque Boathouse Row, with its lighted boathouses located along the Schuylkill River on Kelly Drive, is an iconic and unique site to visit.  For more info, click here.

Army-Navy Game
December 12, 2015
Philadelphia will host the Army-Navy Game at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, December 12th, 2015. This storied event was recently rated as “One of The Top Five Sporting Events You Must See Live.”

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