New Event Dates Announced for 2016 Disney Field Hockey Showcase

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The Disney Field Hockey Showcase will shift dates slightly for the 10th annual event in 2016, Disney Sports announced today.Following this year’s successful Disney Field Hockey Showcase that featured more than 2,850 athletes and 624 total games, next year’s event will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Feb. 25-28, 2016. The shift in dates was based on guest feedback and will improve the overall guest experience for the athletes on and off the field while continuing to attract … [Read more...]


Top 4 “Cheer on Your Disney Side” Squads Announced

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Rutgers, Auburn, Louisiana State University and Santa Monica College were selected today as the top 4 schools in the “Cheer On Your Disney Side’’ nationwide competition sponsored by ESPN.And now fans around the country will choose the winner.The competition, supported by Disney Destinations and Varsity Spirit, began in early September with collegiate cheer and dance squads across the country vying for a $100,000 grant from ESPN and a trip to Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando. After … [Read more...]


Make Magic on the Field and Off at Disney Spring Training

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Disney Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will give teams a head start in 2015 as more than 400 high school and college teams from across the country will travel to Walt Disney World to begin training for their upcoming season in baseball, golf, lacrosse, rugby, softball, tennis and track & field.Schools will have an opportunity to take their teams to the next level with a customizable schedule full of on-field practices, scrimmages and an opportunity to participate in … [Read more...]


The Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic Returns to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2015

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Fans will get an up close and personal look at some of the nation’s top pro soccer teams during the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic Feb. 1, 2015 – March 1, 2015 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.Entering its sixth year, Disney’s premier four-week soccer event is designed to boost interest in soccer throughout Central Florida and establish the area as a prime training and competition destination for professional soccer clubs. The event traditionally features eight pro teams – … [Read more...]


The Atlanta Braves Return to Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 18th Season

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The 2015 season will mark the 18th consecutive year the Braves have held their spring training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As the centerpiece of the sports complex, Champion Stadium will play host to a number of Braves spring training games against other Grapefruit League clubs in February-March, including marquee teams such as the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets and Detroit Tigers.Guests will be treated to unique game-day entertainment … [Read more...]