Cedar Point Sports Center Signs First Major Multi-Year Event Beginning in 2020
OHIO BASKETBALL AGREES TO PLAY MULTI-YEAR TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE AT NEW INDOOR FACILITY IN SANDUSKY, OH
(Sandusky, OH) October 30, 2019: Cedar Point Sports Center, managed by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Ohio Basketball, securing a few of the first events in 2020. Each event is estimated to bring in an average of over 800 athletes and over 1,200 spectators in Sandusky. Cedar Point Sports Center has been working diligently to add new events every week to the 2020, 2021, and 2022 calendars.
“An organization like Ohio Basketball brings competition and memorable playing experiences to the young men and women who participate in their tournaments every year,” SFM Account Executive Jessica Kuhl said. “Their coaches, players and parents will experience a world-class facility that combines the thrill of competition and the nation’s best amusement park, Cedar Point. We are pleased to bring them to the Sandusky area and to our facility.”
Ohio Basketball will play their first event January 20, 2020 with more events in May and June of the same year. May 15-17, 2020 will be a three-day event at Cedar Point Sports Center and the June event is Ohio Basketball’s Spring Series happening June 7 through June 18, 2020. Spectators will be able to purchase daily or multi-day tournament tickets to experience sports in the brand-new facility. Beyond the tournament, spectators will enjoy the Sports Center’s climbing elements, ninja course, and arcade all under the same roof. The Lake Erie Shores & Islands region also boasts dozens of activities throughout the year. There is always something for everyone in the family to enjoy at America’s sports and family fun capital.
Ohio Basketball, founded by Tucker Neale, hosts boys’ and girls’ tournaments throughout the country. Past participants in their tournaments have led to fruitful basketball careers including three-time NBA champion and Akron native, LeBron James.
“Ohio Basketball is excited to kick off the brand-new Cedar Point Sports Center with their first event in 2020,” Neale said. “The facility will be the perfect combination of youth sports and family entertainment. Youth sports provides unparalleled family time and the Cedar Point Sports Center will take our teams to the next level in Sandusky, Ohio.”
Opening in Winter 2019, Cedar Point Sports Center will be the Midwest’s ultimate sports, events and entertainment destination. Located in Sandusky, Ohio along the scenic North Coast and beautiful Lake Erie, this state-of-the-art facility pairs incredible events with the world’s best amusement park destination, Cedar Point. With 145,000 square feet, there’s more than enough room to host world-class sports tournaments, community events, and parties. For more information or to book your event, visit: cpsports.com.
About Cedar Point: Cedar Point, the nation’s second-oldest amusement park, is home to 71 rides, including 18 world-class roller coasters, the Cedar Point Shores Waterpark, a mile-long beach, marinas, hotels and more. Cedar Point will celebrate 150 years of summertime family fun in 2020 during its sesquicentennial season. The park is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, four outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. For more information, see cedarfair.com.
About Sports Facilities Management: Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (SFA) and Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) are both headquartered in Clearwater, FL. Founded in 2003, SFA has served more than 2,000 communities, produced more than $10 billion in institutional-grade financial forecasts, and provided funding strategies and solutions for more than 120 youth and amateur sports and recreation complexes worldwide. SFM provides industry-leading, results-driven management solutions for sports, fitness, recreation, and event venues nationwide. Since 2014, SFM-associated venues have hosted more than 100 million guests and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact. For more information, visit: www.sportadvisory.com.