National Sports Tournaments To Bring Millions Of Dollars To Pittsburgh

Everything from Volleyball to Pickleball is coming to the Burgh!

May 24, 2019 - 1:21 pm

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Sports Pittsburgh has announced this season's lineup of tournaments coming to the city.

Competitions attract thousands of visitors to Pittsburgh and generate revenue.  

This spring/summer tournament season begins this weekend with the East Coast Volleyball Championships and the Atlantic Coast Baseball and invitational. 

 Over the next couple months, we'll also see the return of the Vintage Grand Prix July 12-21, along with a major Pickleball Classic June 3-5. 

Pickleball is a sport that has grown over 900 percent since 2010 and is a mix of tennis, ping pong and badminton. 

In addition, Replay FX arcade and Video Game festival will return to Pittsburgh July 28-31

All those events combined are expected to bring in more than $33 million from visitor spending.  

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