Just 25 miles outside of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County makes a loud statement, attracting outdoor enthusiasts, foodies and tournament planners alike
Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Loudoun County is home to Dulles International Airport. Far enough north for winter sports, yet far enough south for outdoor tournaments, Loudoun is an ideal location for any type of sports tournament. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the shores of the Potomac River, it guarantees you will not only get a great venue but one with spectacular views for the outdoor enthusiast.
Loudoun is a mature sports destination with a vibrant and supportive sports community that has a proven track record of hosting successful events. The area also has plenty of activities to keep attendees entertained during their stay in Loudoun. Loudoun is rich in culinary and historical attractions, recreation opportunities among other things to do that will engage outdoor enthusiasts, foodies and history buffs alike. Visit Loudoun also offers Loudoun Deals app, available for download on Google Play and the App Store.
Loudoun’s dedicated team of sales and marketing professionals offer a wide range of services such as site selection and inspections, logistics and promotion assistance, a mobile visitor center at your sporting event, and more. Ask the professionals at Loudoun Sports Tourism about grant programs.
Notable Recent/Upcoming Events
- 2019 US Gaelic Games Finals – August 23-25 – Morven Park
- 2019 USSSA Class C National Championships – July 18-21 – Brambleton Sportsplex
- USA Softball Eastern Nationals – July 25-28 – Potomack Lakes Sportsplex
- Senior Softball Eastern Nationals – July 29 – August 4 – Philip Bolen Park
- MYHockey Congressional Cup – Feb. 15-17 – Ashburn Ice House
CVB/Sports Commissions Services Offered
- PR/Media Assistance
- Mobile Apps
- Site Visits
- Transportation Assistance
- Lodging Services
- Grant Programs
- Welcome Bags/Gifts
- Event Planning Assistance
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- ION International Training Center
- Brambleton Sportsplex
- Potomack Lakes Sportsplex
- Segra Field
- Morven Park
- Evergreen Sportsplex
- Claude Moore Park
ION International Training Center
This year-round, dual sheet indoor ice rink and arena is the perfect place for tournament planners looking to host an event on the ice. The main rink is encircled by a grandstand complete with stadium seating for up to 5,500 spectators. Both rinks are NHL-sized, while the facility also encompasses a full-service gym with a cardio area, free weights and stretching equipment as well as a full service restaurant and pro shop.
Sports: Figure skating, hockey, speed skating
After undergoing renovations in 2016, this gorgeous complex features six total baseball and softball fields and ample parking. The Sportsplex hosted the 2019 USSSA Class C National Championships from July 18-21 and held the 2017 Senior Softball Atlantic Coast Championships. The site is also a mainstay for events on the PONY Nationals and USA Softball Eastern Nationals circuits.
Sports: Baseball, softball
Potomack Lakes Sportsplex
Recently named the Senior Softball-USA 2019 Complex of the Year, Potomack Lakes Sportsplex is the place to host your next tournament. This 47-acre multipurpose complex features four lighted softball fields, each with 300-foot permanent fences and 200-foot temporary fences and skinned infields, all of which helped it earn the 2007 ISA Softball Complex of the Year Award. Additionally, the sportsplex features six large irrigated soccer fields, a main kiosk that functions as a large concession area with seating, restrooms and a sound system, a pavilion, playground and 300 parking spaces.
Sports: Soccer, softball
Home to Loudoun United FC — a Division II affiliate of DC United playing in the United Soccer League — Segra Field has a seating capacity of 5,000 and includes eight, 24-person suites that are available for groups. The stadium has an artificial turf surface and can host soccer and a variety of other sports. Segra Field can host larger events such as state high school championships in a variety of sports while also providing a championship field for large youth tournaments.
This historic, 1,000-acre estate and horse park, located in Leesburg, is home to the Museum of Hounds and Hunting of North America. The park regularly hosts equestrian events, as well as polo matches. It was also the host site for the 2019 US Gaelic Games Finals from August 23-25 2019.
Sports: Equestrian, multipurpose outdoor, polo
Located on 44 acres of land just outside Leesburg, Evergreen Sportsplex houses four turf fields, CroppMetcalfe Park, a full service pavilion and an adventure course with zip lines and a ropes course. Each of the four turf fields has been FIFA certified for soccer competition and features Astroturf. The 24,000-square-foot CroppMetcalfe Park includes additional seating to go along with the complex’s 1,500 seats available in the bleachers. The park also features a pro shop and concessions.
Sports: Multipurpose outdoor, soccer
Claude Moore Park
Families will enjoy Claude Moore Park, where 11 total miles of hiking trails are available to access during or after tournament competition. The park includes four lighted baseball fields, three lighted softball fields and one lighted football field, as well as an unlit practice field. A two-story central building houses a concession stand, restrooms and meeting space.
Sports: Baseball, football, multipurpose outdoor, soccer, softball
What is There to Do in Loudoun?
Have a ball at Topgolf, which features unlimited gameplay from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday through Friday for just $15 per person. Eat, drink, be merry and crush your friends in some healthy competition.
Experience the thrills of flying without having to jump out of an airplane when you visit iFly, Loudoun County’s premier indoor skydiving venue. Kids as young as 3 can suit up and make the jump.
As a companion to the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center features two large hangars displaying thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Speed demons will thrive at the Autobahn Indoor Speedway, where the Italian pro-style electric go-karts zip you around the track at speeds up to 50 MPH.
Choose your own adventure at Harper’s Ferry Adventure Center, which offers river rafting and climbing excursions. Climb through the treetops, fly down a zip line or brave the river with your buddies on your next trip.
“Loudoun County, VA has hosted the USSSA Class “C” Eastern National Championships for the past four years. Proximity to the nation’s capital and reasonable hotel rates are an attraction, but the support that we receive from Visit Loudoun and Parks and Recreation really make our partnership a home run! Any event organizer would be wise to take a close look at what Loudoun County can offer!”
– Andy Wisk, Program Operations, USSSA East
How to Get to Loudoun?
Located just west of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County is bordered by Interstate 81 to the west, I-70 to the north, I-66 to the south and I-495 to the east, where state route 267 runs out of the city and through the county’s countryside. If you’re flying in, Washington Dulles International Airport is located in southeastern Loudoun County.
Company Name: Loudoun Sports Tourism
Sports Sales Manager: Torye Hurst
Title: Director of Sales, Sports & Services