Recent News on SportsDestinations.com TN: Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship Set For Kentucky Lake Kentucky Lake in Tennessee, site of the 2015 Zippo BASSfest presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps, has been selected to host another special B.A.S.S. competition — the 2016 Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship. Top anglers from participating team tournament trails across the country will have a chance to win a national team title and a berth in the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro when they compete in the third-annual team championship tournament Nov. 30-Dec. 3, at Kentucky Lake. CO: Para-Cycling Events Added to USA Cycling Hill Climb Nationals Hundreds of cyclists will come to Colorado Springs on Saturday, Aug. 13 to compete in a unique pair of events on the Pikes Peak Highway’s world famous course up the 14,115-foot mountain. The inaugural USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championship will attract the top cyclists from across the nation and around the world and will also include opportunities for disabled riders in its competitive field. U.S. Paralympics has approved a pair of events for para-cyclists who want to compete in the inaugural race on America’s Mountain. NJ: Atlantic City to Host Pro Watercross 2016 National Tour Stop The Atlantic City Sports Commission and Resorts Casino Hotel are partnering with Pro Watercross to host a National Tour Stop, which will take place July 23-24 on the Atlantic City beach in front of Resorts Casino Hotel. Professional and amateur athletes will be competing on personal watercrafts in closed course racing and freestyle competitions. AL: Maplesville Hosts Enduro Motorcycle Event The Perry Mountain 24-Hour Challenge in Maplesville, Alabama, took place from Saturday, May 28-Sunday, May 29. Motorcyclists took on a dirt course stretching through the woods and countryside – and also competed with brutal heat and humidity. One of the participants was Sports Destination Management staffer Daryl Milstead, who took on the challenge in memory of his son, Thomas Holt. Father and son had shared a passion for motorcycle racing. The race brought in more than 500 riders, support crew and spectators. PA: Spooky Nook Hosts Preview of Olympic Field Hockey Action The U.S. Women’s National Team hosted Chile in a threematch test series at Spooky Nook Sports, the Home of Hockey in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in May. The international series was part of Team USA’s preparatory matches before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and presented another opportunity for the community to support the team’s journey. CA: Lincoln Metric Century Ride Recognized in Top 10 U.S. Spring Rides Placer Valley Tourism’s Tour de Lincoln was honored by ACTIVE.com, host of the world’s largest online directory of sports and recreational activities, as one of the Top 10 Spring Metric Century Rides in the country for 2016. Bob Romness, who serves as the executive director for the Lincoln Volunteer Center, was thrilled when he learned that the ride had received such tremendous recognition, noting, “We were so excited to get the news that the Tour de Lincoln was included in this Top 10 category!” OR: Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Returns to Portland Area this Summer The USTA announced that the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center in Beaverton, Oregon, has been selected as the site for the 2016 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Quarterfinal between the United States and Croatia, July 15-17. Davis Cup will return to the greater Portland area for the first time since hosting the 2007 Davis Cup Final versus Russia, where the U. S. captured their last Davis Cup title, defeating the Russians, 4-1. MD: All-American Lacrosse Games Coming to Towson Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, announced the 11th annual Under Armour All- America Lacrosse Games on July 2 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. Outstanding high school lacrosse players participate in the event, which features both boys’ and girls’ play. Note: Want your event news featured on sportsdestinations.com? E-mail your details to our editor, Mary Helen Sprecher, at email@example.com.
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