May 31, 2023 — Willowbrook, Illinois … Virginia is for sports lovers, with premier facilities, a wide range of year-round attractions and southern hospitality wherever you go to satisfy every member of the family. Sports Planning Guide’s (SPG) dedicated 2023 Virginia guide will ease the difficulties planners experience with event planning by providing in-depth coverage of destinations, including sports facilities, activities and more throughout the state.

“Virginia Tourism Corporation and our world-class Sports Virginia partners are excited to welcome you, your athletes, and families to come experience all that Virginia has to offer,” said Danish Saadat, national sales and marketing manager with Virginia Tourism and Sports Virginia. “Whether it’s your first time or you’re back for seconds, there is always something new to discover when you visit Virginia.”

From the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the west to the bustling Washington metropolitan area in the east, planners have plenty to delve into with nine featured destinations across the Old Dominion with over 40 facilities covering just about every sport.

Along with SPG’s facility coverage, the Virginia guide also contains two feature articles. In the first feature, SPG provides more detail of new and upcoming facilities and venues across the state, further enhancing its sports scene. For a deeper dive into attractions, learn how Virginia’s enticing combination of history, amusements and outdoor options will entice you to lengthen your trip.

“Virginia offers more than just state-of-the-art athletic facilities,” said Saadat. “The beach is only a few hours away from the mountains, the charm of a small town is a short drive away from urban cities. Endless breweries, wineries and local cuisine will make you come back for seconds.”

The 2023 edition of the Virginia guide is now available both in print and via digital download, all for free. To reserve your copy, visit

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As the leading print and digital resource for the competitive sports tournament and event industry, along with in-depth content across multiple online platforms and extensive communication channels, SPG connects tournament and event planners with sports destinations and facilities which will help them plan better events. SPG is a Premier Travel Media brand.