Sports Facilities in Stafford
Get in the game–hold your event in Stafford
Teamwork (and Stafford County) makes the dream work.
As if sporting events weren’t exciting enough on their own, when you hold yours in Stafford County, it takes the game to a whole new level. We’re home to a wide range of sports facilities, many that have hosted world-class athletes and teams (and their families and friends, of course). And with such diverse recreational options (hiking, biking, a remarkable history, and attractions for all ages, there’s tons to enjoy [link to sport visitor guide] before and after the sporting event itself.
We’re here to help you plan your event, with the same goal in mind.
And it’s free. (crowd cheers)
Let us help make your sporting event a success with the following free services:
Hotel & Facility Selection
- Collect competitive, no-obligation bids from Stafford County hotels and sports facilities
- Conduct research and arrange site inspections to determine suitability of hotels, sports facilities, and other potential venues
- Provide guidance during application and permitting process to help secure sports facilities
Bid Development & Presentations
- Assist with the preparation of sports event and meeting bids as well as formal presentations to bid committees
- Provide letters of support for event bids as well as welcome letters for event communication materials
Tourist Information & Special Offers
- Supply information on local attractions, shopping centers, restaurants, and historic sites
- Help secure coupons and promotional offers from participating tourism stakeholders (based on availability; limits may apply)
- Recommend tour itineraries and special activities
Event Marketing & Promotion
- Offer publicity assistance and media lists to increase event awareness and interest
- List event information on tourstaffordva.com calendar page, with links to tournament website
- Furnish tourism and sports-related photos for event newsletters, programs, and websites
- Supply listings of local businesses providing catering, transportation, signage, photography/video, trophies and other event-related products and services
- Staff hospitality table at registration site of large events to greet guests and provide visitor information*
- Provide assistance in arranging welcome addresses and obtaining greeting letters from county officials and other local VIPs
Wanna submit an RFP?
Our team is ready.
Fill out the form below to find out how Stafford County, VA could be the sporting event that is truly an event! A member of our team will contact you and then we’ll get customizin’.
We should probably make another sports pun like “Score!” or “We’re gonna hit it out of the park!” But we won’t. Or did we just do that?
Stafford County is a partner with Northern Virginia Counties/SportsNOVA, which hosts multi-sport events.
To learn more, For help with blocking rooms and other services for your guests, contact Lisa Logan, Assistant Director of Economic Development and Tourism. or download our sports planning guide.