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Sports & Athletic

Albuquerque is a sports-friendly destination

The Albuquerque CVB staff works closely with hotel, event planning and sports facility representatives to ensure that visitors have the most effective and memorable experience. Our affordability, both in lodging and facilities, is extremely competitive in the marketplace.
The city’s metro area population has increased to approximately 800,000. Therefore, Albuquerque, New Mexico is big enough to compete with major cities, but small enough to give your events individual attention.
The local sports and recreation community is very supportive of sporting events. ACVB has a large pool of volunteers to draw from to make event planning and execution easier. They are set and ready to make your events an unforgettable experience.

Sports Facilities

Tournament and event directors will find many benefits when choosing Albuquerque as the destination for sporting events. The city's sports facilities include the state-of-the-art Isotopes Park, the Mondo 200-meter indoor track, the BMX racetrack and numerous multi-use facilities and complexes, allowing Albuquerque to host most any sporting event imaginable.
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Plan your tournament and play ball under blue, sunny skies!

We all know that weather plays a critical role in the success of outdoor sports and event planning at any time of the year. Tournament organizers who make the choice to come to Albuquerque for their sporting events can relax. It is safe to say that our mild temperatures, dry climate and abundant sunshine make year-round sports and other outdoor events enjoyable in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque’s perfect weather

Past and Future Sports Events

Albuquerque is the perfect destination for all types of sporting events.  We’ve hosted a number of sports events from a number of NCAA events to USA Track and Field, Gildan New Mexico Bowl, United States Bowling Congress, US Youth Soccer Association and more.
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Sports Resources


Contact Albuquerque CVB Sports Marketing

Dan Ballou, Director of Sports Marketing
800-733-9918 ext. 3303 or 505-222-4303

Angie Jepsen, National Sales Manager
800-733-9918 ext. 3359 or 505-222-4359

Angela Lente, Administrative Assistant, Sports
800-733-9918 ext. 3306 or 505-222-4306



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