ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex selected as finalist in several categories of 2012 SportsTravel Awards; Winners announced at SportsTravel‘s 2012 TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference in Detroit Oct. 4.
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort has been selected as a finalist for several SportsTravel Awards this year.
Over the past several months, nominations poured in from event organizers, host cities, venues, suppliers and sports participants from around the country and several selected the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, which hosts more than 350 events each year, for recognition in multiple categories such as Best Single Sport Event and Best Multi-Sport Event.
In the category of Best Single Sport Event, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex was nominated for its successful staging of the 2011 Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival. And in the category of Best Multi-Sport Event, the sports complex was recognized for hosting the 2011 ESPNHS Games and the 2011 Pop Warner Super Bowl/Cheer & Dance Championships.
The complex received a SportsTravel award in 2006 in the “Best Single Sport Event” Amateur Division category for the 2005 AAU 16U Girls Basketball National Championship.
The award winners will be announced on October 4 at SportsTravel‘s 2012 TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference in Detroit.