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Jefferson County
Beaumont is Booming with Sports Tournaments in 2018
Press Release
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Beaumont, Texas - The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to work hard in booking sports business at Beaumont’s local facilities. Southeast Texas is known for its athletic talent, and it is the Beaumont CVB’s goal to provide visitors with the best accommodations available.

The Beaumont CVB sales team works with sports event planners from the start to ensure a solid plan is executed for events both big and small. The Beaumont CVB servicing department provides personalized support and quality services with the goal that events will continue to re-book Beaumont. With accessibility and affordability, Beaumont offers an ideal place to book sports tournaments.

“We are so happy to have the continued support from our community and these meeting planners who continue to use Beaumont to host their tournaments.” said Director of Sales, Freddie Willard. “It has been a wonderful year for the sports market in Beaumont as we utilize our amazing facilities and continue working to book business for the upcoming years.”

Upcoming Tournaments:

  • Stars Over Texas
  • September 1 – 2, 2018 - Fall Showcase Tournament
  • September 8 – 9, 2018 - Fall Showcase Tournament
  • September 22 – 23, 2018 - War Between the States Tournament
  • December 1 – 2, 2018 – Blue Santa Round Up Tournament
  • City of Beaumont
  • September 28 – 30, 2018 – Pickleball Tournament
  • United States Tennis Association
  • September 8 – 9, 2018 - Challenger Tournament
  • September 21 – 22, 2018 - Adult 55 & Over Tournament
  • October 27 – 28, 2018 – Sanctioned Ad & Junior Open Tournament
  • November 10 – 11, 2018 – Challenger Tournament
  • United States Fastpitch Association
  • November 3 – 4, 2018 – Fall State Tournament

These sports tournaments will bring an estimated 3,620 room nights, 8,760 visitors and an economic impact of $1,077,375.

The pickleball tournament, held by the City of Beaumont, is an exciting new edition to the sports event calendar. “I am so pleased that the City of Beaumont is hosting the first sanctioned pickleball tournament this year.” said Parks and Recreation Tennis Pro, Russell Grogan. “We have athletes coming from all over Texas and parts of Arkansas and Louisiana, to play in this tournament. We are hoping for a successful event and to make this an annual tournament in Beaumont.” Pickleball, a paddle sport, combining badminton, tennis and table tennis, is a game gaining traction in the sports field.

The Beaumont CVB continues to bring business to Beaumont and work with both local and national meeting planners to impact Beaumont’s economy. For more information on how the Beaumont CVB can help plan a meeting, convention or sports tournament, contact Freddie Willard at freddie.willard@beaumonttexas.gov or 409-880-3160.

For more information on the pickleball tournament, contact Russell Grogan at russell.grogan@beaumonttexas.gov or 409-880-1217. 

About Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB):
As the official Destination Marketing Organization, our mission is to promote and market Beaumont, Texas as a premier visitor and convention meeting destination for the purpose of positively affecting the city's economy. Learn more about our mission and funding at
www.beaumontcvb.com/about.

*The economic impact is calculated using a formula provided by the Texas Travel Industry Association.

 




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