Sport tourism alive and well in Chesterfield

County Administrator James J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier announced that the county remains busy hosting several key sporting events in July and August generating revenue for local businesses. The events include the IWLCA Capital Cup, Softball Nation Fast Pitch Nationals, CBC World Series and the 2012 USA Swimming Eastern Zone Long Course Age Group Championship.

The IWLCA 2012 Capital Cup (Lacrosse) was held at the River City Sports Complex in Midlothian on July 20-22.
The 4,733 student-athletes, 254 teams and 234 IWLCA coaches in attendance made for the most successful IWLCA Capital Cup ever. For the second straight year, the Capital Cup  utilized both, the River City Sportsplex campus and the Clover Hill Athletic Complex. This elite recruiting tournament hosted college coaches from across the U.S. for the purpose of recruitment.

The 2012 Softball Nation Fast Pitch Nationals were held on Midlothian fields July 18-22. The tournament offered an eight-game format.Teams traveled from as far away as Westchester, N.Y.
The USA Swimming, Inc., Eastern Zone Swimming meet will be held on August 8 at the Poseidon Swimming, and Collegiate School Aquatics Center. The Collegiate School Aquatics Center is located at 5050 Ridgedale Pkwy. in Chesterfield near Meadowbrook.

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