PHLSports: 2015 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

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


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.
  • Learn more at 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 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.
  • Learn more at NEQVolleyball.com.

ACC MEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • April 24-26, 2015
  • PPL Park will be the site of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship in. This year will mark the fifth time in the 27-year history of the tournament that the event will be at a neutral site.
  • Learn more here.

NCAA MEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • May 23-25, 2015
  • The 2015 NCAA Divisions I, II, III Men’s Lacrosse Championships will be 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.
  • Learn more at ncaalax.phlsports.com.

NCAA WOMEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • May 22-24, 2015
  • The 2015 NCAA Division I/III Women’s Lacrosse Championships will be hosted by Saint Joseph’s University at PPL Park in Philadelphia. Division I semifinals will take place on May 22 and Division DIII will take place on May 23. The Division I and III Championships will take place May 24.
  • Learn more at 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 nation. 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?
  • Learn more at http://www.usasevenscrc.com/crc-tickets/

CONCACAF GOLD CUP FINAL AND THIRD-PLACE MATCHES

  • July 25-26, 2015
  • The City of Philadelphia will host the Gold Cup Final Match on Sunday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. For the first time since the 2003 edition, the Gold Cup also will feature a Third-Place Match, to be played one day earlier on July 25 at PPL Park – making the Gold Cup finals weekend in Philadelphia a celebration of the sport!
  • For tickets, please visit GoldCup.org.

U.S. ROWING MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Aug. 13-16, 2015
  • The 2015 US Rowing Masters National Championships is scheduled for Aug. 13-16, on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.
  • Learn more at camdencountyboathouse.com.

ARMY-NAVY CUP

  • Sept. 27, 2015
  • For the fourth consecutive year, the Army and Navy men’s soccer teams will square off in what is sure to be another nail-biter 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 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.

U.S. OPEN SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Oct. 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.
  • Learn more at www.usopensquash.com

BUTTERFLY TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Table Tennis)

  • Nov. 27-29, 2015
  • The top Table Tennis players in the United States 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.
  • Learn more at butterflyteams.com.

U.S. ROWING CONVENTION

  • Dec. 3-6, 2015
  • Philadelphia is excited to host the 2015 U.S. Rowing Convention 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 information, click here.

ARMY-NAVY GAME

  • Dec. 12, 2015
  • Philadelphia will host the Army-Navy Game at Lincoln Financial Field. This storied event was recently rated as “One of The Top Five Sporting Events You Must See Live.”
  • Learn more at Phillylovesarmynavy.com

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