2014 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

Upcoming Special Events:

A.S. Roma vs. Inter Milan
August 2nd, 2014
Renowned Italian soccer clubs A.S. Roma and Inter Milan will face off at Lincoln Financial Field as part of the second annual Guinness International Champions Cup. Comprised of two groups of four teams, the Champions Cup will feature many of the most elite clubs in the world, hosted by select venues throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.internationalchampionscup.com

Bass Masters Elite Series
August 7-10, 2014
Yes there are bass in the Delaware River and the best anglers in the country and coming to Philadelphia to prove it! August 2014 will mark the first time a professional fishing tournament will visit the Greater Philadelphia Region. There are 33 million anglers in the United States, more than golf and tennis players combined. 4.3 million licensed anglers are within a 4 hour driving radius of Philadelphia. Each day the tournament sets off at the Frankford Arsenal and the weigh-in takes place at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. For more information please visit www.bassmaster.com/attend-elite-delaware-river

National Veterans Wheelchair Games
August 12-17, 2014
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) is a sports and rehabilitation program for military service veterans who use wheelchairs for sports competition due to spinal cord injuries, amputations or certain neurological problems. Attracting more than 600 athletes each year, the NVWG is the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world. Events will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention center and through out the city. www.wheelchairgames.va.gov

U.S. Open Squash Championships
October 9-18, 2014
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. www.usopensquash.com

Army-Navy Cup
November 7, 2014
For the third consecutive year, the Army and Navy men’s soccer teams will face each other on neutral ground at PPL Park, home of the Philadelphia Union. The Black Knights will be looking to avenge last year’s loss to the Navy Midshipmen in what is sure to be another thrilling Army-Navy Cup! Witness the pride, passion and pageantry of this storied rivalry first hand. For tickets, click here.

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