Auburn-Opelika is for Sports.

Welcome to Auburn-Opelika, the ultimate destination for your next sporting event! Our thriving community offers a plethora of activities for all ages, making it the perfect location to host your tournament. With easily accessible lodging, restaurants, and entertainment options, your trip promises to be enjoyable both on and off the court or field.


Baseball and Softball:

  • Over 25 diamonds for baseball and softball enthusiasts
  • Notable complexes include Duck Samford Park and Auburn Softball & Baseball Complex
  • Opelika's West Ridge Park offers youth baseball and girls fastpitch softball fields


  • Five 18-hole courses, including the renowned Grand National on the Robert Trent Jones Trail
  • Host to prestigious events like the NCAA Men's Division I Championships and the Barbasol PGA Championship
  • Listed on Golf Digest's "Places to Play" list

Disc Golf:

  • PDGA-sanctioned and designed 18-hole courses
  • Perfect for hosting your next tournament


  • State-of-the-art Pickleball Facility with 24 covered tournament-style court


  • Host your swim or dive meet at Auburn University's James E. Martin Aquatics Center or Opelika SportsPlex
  • Opelika SportsPlex is set to unveil a new Olympic-sized swimming pool and aquatic center by the end of summer 2024


  • Opelika Community Archery Park offers 12 covered bays with targets ranging from 20-60 yards
  • Raised platform for bowhunters to simulate tree stand hunting conditions

Volunteer Team:

  • Dedicated Volunteer AO team ready to showcase Southern hospitality and assist event organizers


  • Over 3,000 beds available for comfortable lodging

Convenient Location:

  • Located right off I-85 in East Alabama, just a short drive from Atlanta 


During downtime, explore the area’s diverse cuisine, activities, and entertainment options. From hiking and biking in Chewacla State Park to exploring downtown Auburn-Opelika, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it's a one-day trip or a week-long tournament, Auburn-Opelika is where champions are made. Experience the excitement of Auburn-Opelika and make your sporting event a success!

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 options.

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"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) 

"To say that the Auburn-Opelika Tourism is an incredible partner would be an understatement. When you work with them, you become part of the their community family. We are proud to have them as a partner and look forward to continuing the relationship." Shannon Dudzinski, Southeast Regional Manager, American Junior Golf Association 

"AOT and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce have always been indispensable partners to the Bo Bikes Bama team! Their team helps by providing meeting space, supporting advertisements for our event, and coordinating with local hotels on rooming blocks and discounts for our participants. In addition, both AOT and the Auburn Chamber each manage a rest stop on the bike course-- this is a ton of work that requires lots of organization, planning, volunteer recruitment and teamwork. We could not run this event without them and truly value and enjoy our longstanding partnership!" Rebecca Falls, Bo Bikes Bama Ride Director

"AO Tourism has provided wonderful support for the tennis tournaments that we have put on in Auburn. They have a wide variety of contacts to get the right resources to apply to our events." Bret Peterson