Auburn-Opelika is for Sports.

A variety of activities for all ages make Auburn-Opelika the ideal location for your next sporting event. Easily accessible lodging, restaurants, and diversions make your trip enjoyable on and off the court or field. One-day trip or week-long tournament, Auburn-Opelika is where champions are made. 

  • Over 25 diamonds to knock ‘em out of, like the 10-field, lighted Duck Samford Park, host of the 2005 Dixie Youth World Series, and the 5-field, lighted Auburn Softball & Baseball Complex, host of numerous slow and fastpitch tournaments and voted one of the premier complexes in the nation by USA Softball. Opelika's West Ridge Park offers 9 youth baseball fields, 2 girls fastpitch softball fields, and a Miracle League Field. 
  • Shred 30+ miles of trail at Chewacla State Park. Chewacla offers many types of trails to host a variety of outdoor events, ranging from mountain biking races to traditional trail runs and everything in between.
  • Five 18-hole courses including the world-famous Grand National, a Robert Trent Jones trail course, host site for many notable events such as the NCAA Men's Division I Championships and the Barbasol PGA Championship. Golf Digest listed all three courses at Grand National on their "Places to Play" list. 
  • Ace the competition with the advantage of hosting your next tennis tournament at our championship-level tennis center that provides 6 indoor courts, 16 outdoor lighted clay courts, including 1 stadium court, and 12 outdoor lighted hard courts. 
  • Make your next champion shot at our state-of-the-art Opelika Pickleball Facility. It’s kind of a big dill, with 12 covered tournament-style courts that are individually fenced for acing your next pickler.  
  • Make a splash by hosting your next swim or dive meet at one of our state-of-the-art aquatics facilities. Auburn University's James E. Martin Aquatics Center and Opelika SportsPlex have hosted numerous statewide, regional, and national meets of all sizes. 
  • PDGA sanctioned & designed an 18-hole disc golf course perfect for hosting your next tournament. 
  • Energized local Volunteer AO team members ready to demonstrate Southern hospitality and assist event organizers.   
  • Over 3,000 beds for dreaming of tomorrow’s victory.
  • Right off I-85 in East Alabama, just a short drive from Atlanta.


AHSAA Proud to Bring Super 7 Championships to Auburn - "The Auburn-Opelika team does a fantastic job of making our event successful for our participants and fans. Their hands-on service, attention to detail, and can-do attitudes continue to elevate the championships year after year after year." Steve Savarese, Executive Director, Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA).

In the downtime that teams and parents have before, in between, and after games, Auburn-Opelika presents endless possibilities to explore the area’s variety of cuisines, activities, and entertainment. Encourage team bonding with an array of activities for both athletes and parents to enjoy. Auburn-Opelika will be sure to relieve your worries with numerous recreation and relaxation alternatives to pick from.