Albuquerque Sports Commission

EXCEEDING YOUR EXPECTATIONS FROM START TO FINISH!

Our dedicated sports & services teams will help make your event go the distance. Learn more about why Albuquerque is the perfect destination for your next event.

WHY CHOOSE ALBUQUERQUE
  • Knowledgeable, Friendly and Dedicated Albuquerque Sports Commission and Services Team.
  • In-house marketing and public relations support
  • Accessible: centrally located with ample air and ground access
  • Affordable: hotels, facilities, amenities and attractions
  • Mild year-round weather

Albuquerque is a welcoming Southwest destination with stunning landscapes, 310 days of sunshine, gorgeous sunsets, blue skies and low humidity.

Rich in culture and tradition, Albuquerque will be a unique and incredible destination for your sporting event participants.

Albuquerque has several hotel districts, all within 20 minutes of the airport. Many hotels offer a distinct New Mexican atmosphere that allow attendees to immerse themselves in the rich culture and hospitable charm of the city. With over 17,000 hotel rooms in the Albuquerque area, no event is too large.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Albuquerque is home to many high quality sporting venues with the Sandia Mountains creating a magnificent backdrop for your event. The Albuquerque Sports Commission will help you find the perfect site.

The brand new Albuquerque Regional Sports Complex features five collegiate level baseball fields with high school level field lighting that can be adjusted to accommodate baseball and softball. Each field is made up of entirely synthetic turf and include two bullpens and dugouts. Bleacher seating with shade canopies at each field will provide spectators a great view of the game. Also on site is a multi-purpose building with a full concession stand, press boxes, locker rooms, and an event room on the second level with incredible 360-degree views of the Rio Grande Valley.

Additional facilities include:

  • Balloon Fiesta Park: 47 acre multi-purpose grass field
  • Albuquerque Soccer Complex: beautiful 22 field facility
  • University of New Mexico Sports Complex
  • Largest covered BMX facility in the country
  • Tennis and Pickleball courts
  • Shooting Range Park and many more City of Albuquerque-Parks & Recreation facilities
ALBUQUERQUE CONVENTION CENTER

Located in downtown Albuquerque and minutes away from the Albuquerque International Sunport, the 600,000 sq. ft. Albuquerque Convention Center (ACC) is a versatile facility capable of handling sports from archery to volleyball. The staff of the newly renovated ACC is eager to support and very sports friendly. A dedicated event manager will ensure that your needs are met and that your event is a success.

  • 167,562 total square feet of exhibit space (106,200 clear-span/30 floor to truss)
  • 31,000 square-foot ballroom and balcony
  • Versatile public areas
  • Over 900 hotel rooms located within walking distance
  • Free Wi-Fi zones in lobby areas
  • Easy access to Interstates 25 and 40
PAST EXPERIENCE

The Albuquerque Sports Commission has considerable experience hosting a wide range of sporting events both large and small and understands the signficance of collaborative efforts and the importance of cooperation from a multitude of organizations to create a successful event.

Event Highlights:

  • USA Roller Sports Speed, Figure, and Hockey National Championships - 2013 and 2015
  • USA Track & Field Indoor Championships - 2010–2014, 2017-2018
  • USA Track & Field Masters Indoor Championships - 2011, 2016 and 2017
  • USA Track & Field Junior Olympic Cross Country - 2003, 2012 and 2015
  • US Bowling Congress Open Championships - 2000 and 2008
  • Multiple NCAA regional and national championships
  • United States Olympic Committee events - USA Gymnastics, USA Archery, USA Weightlifting, and USA Boxing
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - every October
  • Gildan New Mexico Bowl - every December
SPORTS RESOURCES