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Rising temperatures bring sports tourism events and teams from around the country to Myrtle Beach

More than 4,000 visitors and 95 adult softball teams are expected for the National Softball Association (NSA) Winter World Series, to be played at the Grand Park Athletic Complex. NSA Winter Worlds #1 features an incredible 219 games filled with action on Friday through Sunday, February 15-17.

The Ned Donkle Field Complex will serve as the headquarters for 16 women’s college softball teams taking part in the Snow Bird Softball Freeze Out Tournament.  And, more than 1,000 visitors are expected for the first President’s Day Seashore Classic at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center! A total of 57 girls club volleyball teams are registered for the February 16-17 event, hosted by the Grand Strand Juniors.

Coastal Carolina Invitational will bring an anticipated 800 student athletes and staff, with 36 teams participating on March 8 and 9. These teams represent 21 colleges and universities from 11 states.

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The Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational, March 14-16, will attract 1,700 student athletes and staff to our city. A total of 82 teams represent 44 colleges and universities from 18 states, District of Columbia and the Province Ontario in the competition. The Beach Run Invitational is set to bring 800 student athletes and staff on 59 teams, representing 31 high schools from eight states on April 6-7.

To learn more and see a list of Sports Tourism events scheduled for Ashley Booth Field, Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, Grand Park Athletic Complex and the Ned Donkle Complex, visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/…/sports_tourism_and_tourn….