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Upcoming Sporting Events

Stay up to date with upcoming sporting events in Tucson, Pima County and the Town of Oro Valley. Find event info and press releases here.

HILLENBRAND AQUATIC CENTER TO HOST 2021 UANA JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS - USA Diving will host the Championships at the University of Arizona Hillendbrand Aquatics Center on October 7-10, 2021. The top junior divers from member countries of UANA (Union Americana de Natacion) will compete in the event. Tickets can be purchased here. Date: August 12, 2021

INAUGURAL COPPER STATE YOUTH SPORST EXPERIENCE - The inagural Copper State Youth Sports Experience will be held on December 27-30, 2021. This multisport event will include baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball tournaments throughout the city and county facilities. Find more information here. Date: August 10, 2021

NARANJA PARK (ORO VALLEY) SELECTED AS US QUIDDITCH WESTERN REGIONALS IN 2022 - The 2022 US Quidditch West Regional Championshpis will be held at Naranja Park (Oro Valley) on February 26-27, 2022. View the USQ location announcement hereDate: October 1, 2020


Annual Sporting Events and Related Updates

For news on Tucson’s annual sporting events, organizational changes, and facility updates. See our Marquee Events to learn more about our major annual events.

VAMOS A TUCSON MEXICAN BASEBALL FIESTA - The 10th Annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta will return to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium on September 30 - October 3, 2021. This year's event will include four Mexican Pacific League (Liga Mexicana Del Pacifico) teams: Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregon, Aguilas de Mexicali, and Mayos de Navojoa. Tickets will be available mid August and can be purchased hereDate: July 29, 2021

MOUNT LEMMON GRAVEL GRINDER - The 5th Annual Mount Lemmon Gravel Grinder will be held on October 30, 2021. This year's event will include a 60/50/40 Grind course, a 40 Grind E-bike option, an 8k Trail run & foot race, and other fun rides and run options. Check out the event details and register hereDate: April 13, 2021

TUCSON INVITATIONAL GAMES - The postponed 20th anniversary of the Annual Tucson Invitational Games (TIG) will resume in 2022. Softball will be at Lincon Regional Park, February 27-March 27, 2022.  Baseball will be at Kino Sports Complex, February 27-April 3, 2022.  Visit the website for more detailsDate: April 22, 2021

EL TOUR DE TUCSON - The 38th El Tour de Tucson will be held on November 20, 2021. Find event details and registration here. Date: February 10, 2021

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