Rocky Mount to host USA South spring sports festival


Telegram Reports

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The USA South Athletic Conference has announced a partnership with the city of Rocky Mount to host the 2020 and 2021 USA South Spring Sports Festivals.

The festival features the tournaments of seven of the conference’s spring sports. The 2020 event will take place April 23-26.

N.C. Wesleyan College is a member of the USA South conference.

The baseball tournament will be the only competition not played within the Rocky Mount city limits. Most of the tournament will be played in Wilson.

The softball tournament will be held at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. The men's and women's lacrosse tournaments will be held at City Stadium within the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. The stadium has a 5,000-seat capacity. The venue has hosted the annual Elizabeth City State's "Down East Viking Football Classic".

The men's golf tournament will take place at Benvenue County Club, while the men's and women's tennis events will take place on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan at the Bishops' 12-court facility.