BEAUMONT, Texas, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is happy to welcome teams from across the nation to play in Beaumont. Famously known for sports, Beaumont's location, facilities, and an average 213 days of sun per year make hosting sporting events in Beaumont a reality, year-round. Whether playing "America's favorite pastime" or pickleball, Beaumont offers a number of facilities that can help beat the snow or the heat.

Getting an average of 213 days of sun per year, Beaumont hosts sporting events year-round.

"We understand that it has been a trying year but are so glad to be able to give sports planners and teams the opportunity to utilize our facilities to play the game that they love," said CVB Director of Sales, Freddie Willard. "The facilities and community are excited to welcome visitors to Beaumont."

Conveniently located off Interstate 10, Ford Fields at the Ford Park Entertainment Complex, consists of 12 championship-caliber youth baseball/softball fields with all-weather turf infields. Covered bleachers and protective netting over all spectator areas, make this facility a "win" for any weather condition. Within five miles of the fields, is the Beaumont Athletic Complex, boasting 12 lighted softball diamonds, bleachers, and ample parking that can easily accommodate up to 120 teams.

The Beaumont Athletic Complex is also the home of the Municipal Tennis Center, offering a total of 24 lighted, two-toned hard courts. Of the 24 courts, 20 are open-air, surrounded by raised viewing stands, while four of the courts are covered, perfect for rainy days. The Thompson Family Tennis Center at Lamar University includes 16 courts and five stadium courts to utilize for tournaments as well.

If soccer is your game, look no further than the Cris Quinn Indoor Soccer Field at the Cris Quinn Soccer Complex. The complex features 30 well-maintained and manicured soccer fields, as well as the climate-controlled indoor field.

All sports facilities are encouraging planners and their teams to follow safety guidelines set by the State of Texas regarding COVID-19 protocols.

For additional information on sports events in Beaumont, visit our website at www.meetbeaumont.com.

About Visit Beaumont: On the border between Louisiana and the Lone Star State, Beaumont is a little bit Cajun, a lot of Texan, and 100% unique to the South. Explore the bayous, birding, and unique culinary landscape and see where the world was changed forever in one of America's original Boomtowns.

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SOURCE City of Beaumont - CVB

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