If hosting tournaments were a sport,

Auburn-Opelika would be the world champion!

Let the staff of Auburn-Opelika Tourism take the weight of event planning off your shoulders. We know how challenging planning a sporting event can be, and we are here to assist every step of the way. From the kickoff to the 9th inning, we are here to make your event a winning experience.

Services Offered:

  • Volunteer Staff through Volunteer AO
  • PR/Media Assistance
  • Design Services
  • Signage
  • Site Visits
  • Local organizing committee (LOC) creation
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Connect planners with local vendors for various event needs (sponsorship, donations, etc)
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Welcome Bags/Gifts
  • Event Planning Assistance
  • Hospitality Services
  • Opening Ceremonies or Official Welcome with notable speakers
  • Off-Site group activities
  • Online & On-Site Registration Processing
  • Event Management Support
  • Grants or Sponsorships

 Notable events hosted by Auburn-Opelika:

  • Super 7 AHSAA State Football Championships 
  • AHSAA State Swim and Dive Championships 
  • NCAA, SEC, USTA and ITA tennis tournaments for youth and adults
  • Bo Bikes Bama
  • Collegiate Cycling Conference (SECCC) Mountain Biking Championship
  • XTERRA Off-Road triathlon/trail events
  • SEC Cross-Country Championships 
  • ARPA State Swimming and Diving Championships
  • NICA Alabama Mountain Biking Race Series
  • USA Softball Doubleheader Exhibition 
  • NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships 
  • Barbasol PGA Championship 
  • SEC Cross Country Championships
  • NCAA Men’s and Women’s Regional Golf Championships
  • NCAA Women’s & Men’s Swim & Dive Championships multiple times
  • U.S. Open Championships multiple times for USA Swimming
  • Various water polo events, including being the host training facility for USA Water Polo in the 1996 Summer Olympics.
  • PGA Nike Tour
  • Women’s LPGA Golf Championship - Zimmer Biomet Championships
  • SEC & NCAA championship events in a variety of sports including but not limited to swim & dive, golf, cross-country, tennis, gymnastics, baseball, and track and field.
  • Dixie Youth Baseball World Series
  • Southeast Collegiate Cycling Conference Dual-Slalom Championships
  • Chewacla Challenge XC Mountain Bike Race 
  • NORBA National Mountain Bike Championship
  • SORBA Summit 
  • Standard Deluxe Dirt Road Century