Why Choose Lancaster

Fast Facts

Why choose Lancaster County as your sport tournament destination?

Only 90 minutes from Philadelphia and Baltimore and under three hours from New York City, Lancaster’s convenient location makes travel easier for your teams. There are more than 8,400 overnight rooms, 10+ turf fields within a 15-minute radius, two full-service convention centers equipped to host certain sports, and the largest indoor sports complex in North America - Spooky Nook Sports. Lancaster County boasts an extraordinary number of championship quality fields that annually host various tournaments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there airport access to Lancaster?

YES. Lancaster is within a driving radius of three international airports and is home to the Lancaster Airport.

Is Lancaster accessible by train?

YES. Lancaster has an Amtrak train station in the heart of Lancaster City that connects to Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York, and more.

How many hotel rooms are there in Lancaster County?

Lancaster County has more than 8,400 overnight rooms.

What is there to do between games?

Is Lancaster home to any colleges & universities?

Do you have any local sports teams?


Lancaster is home to the Lancaster Barnstormers Baseball Team, who plays at Clipper Magazine Stadium which was voted Ballpark Digest's #1 Independent Baseball Ballpark in the Country!

Three Legacies Wrestling is a professional wrestling organization based in Lancaster, PA by former WWE Superstar, Jesus "Ricardo" Rodriguez, the company holds monthly wrestling shows at venues throughout Lancaster County.

The Lancaster Inferno FC is a semi-professional all-women soccer club based in Lititz.

Just a short drive away, the Hershey Bears professional ice hockey team plays at the Giant Center in Hershey.

What types of events can Lancaster host?

  • Multi-state Regional Volleyball Tournament
  • Multi-state Regional Soccer Tournament
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Regional Baseball Tournament
  • Cheerleading
  • Field Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Rugby
  • Karate
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Flag Football
  • Wrestling

Fast Facts

Variety of state of the Art Venues

Lancaster Knows large scale Events

  • 2018 & 2019 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship
  • 2019 & 2020 NCAA Division II Field Hockey Championship
  • 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship - Semifinals
  • 2015 & 2024 USGA Women's Open
  • 2019 Extreme Cheerleading Winter Open Championship
  • 2012-2018 Blue Chip Basketball
  • 2011 & 2012 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships
  • 2012-2019 NJ State YMCA Swimming Championships

8,400+ Rooms and 1,000,000 square feet of surfaces

Lancaster County has approximately 8,200 overnight rooms, 1,000,000 square feet of space, and all the amenities your team will need to have fun in their down-time between games.

Speaking of down-time, if you're looking for the perfect place to build team comradely, we've pulled together the perfect list of team-building activities for your team.

And when you're famished after the game, grab a bite to eat with one of our many unique-to-Lancaster, affordable team-friendly restaurants.