Virginia Beach Named as Top Sports Vacation Nominee

Congratulations to Virginia Beach, VA! Your destination has been selected to be on the social media ballot for “Top Sports Vacation Spots”!!! Now, let the voting commence…

SportsEvents Magazine editors have evaluated each state carefully and have chosen only 30 destinations to be on the ballot for “Top Sports Vacation Spots”. Today we post the nominees on our Facebook page to begin voting! Please spread the word: share, like and comment on your image in order to be chosen to be featured in the coming February 2017 issue with the Sports Events & Vacations Special Feature, read by over 16,000 sports events planners. (We will take all into consideration in our final decision prior to choosing the featured group of Top Sports Vacation Spots!) We all know how powerful social media is these days, so the more we all participate, the better ROI for everyone!

Contest is now LIVE at

Pop Warner Mid South Championship

VB Sports welcomed Pop Warner Mid-South Championship, November 25-27 featuring football at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex and cheerleading at the VBCC. A special thank you and shout out to the VBCC Crew led by Brenda Felton and for all of our teammates that worked over the thanksgiving holiday weekend to ensure that this event was a success. We are thankful for YOU!

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Mustangs Support Haiti and Guatemala

Sports Marketing Sales Manager Bill Kelly is the CVB liaison for a community fundraising effort to support those in need in Haiti & Guatemala. He will collect donations from CVB staff through this Thursday.

CLICK HERE to read more. Please help if you can!

House of Payne

Please join VB Sports in congratulating Kenneth and Krista Payne as they tied the knot on Saturday, September 24. Cheers to a lifetime of love, laughter and happily ever after.


Princess Anne Athletic Complex Award Complex of the Year!

The Princess Anne Athletic Complex has been chosen as the 2016 Senior Softball-USA Complex of the year.

Here is what Terry Hennessy, CEO of Senior Softball-USA had to say about the honor:

“It is with a great deal of pleasure that I inform you that the Princess Anne Athletic Complex has been chosen as the 2016 Senior Softball-USA Complex of the Year.

The 8-field Princess Anne Athletic Complex not only has all of the amenities of a top-quality facility, ranging from excellent lighting and concessions to pristine fields, but your staff ensures that the facility stays in wonderful shape.


We hope to see you at the 2016 SSUSA Convention in Las Vegas, where the Complex of the Year Award will be presented at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday evening, December 2.”

Senior Softball is one of the events orchestrated by Nancy and her awesome team.


The VB Sports team is gearing up for a busy weekend as the 2016 Rock ‘n Roll ½ Marathon returns to Virginia Beach for the 16th year! The event will feature 15,000 runners, 14 bands on course, thousands of volunteers, screaming fans and lots of sunshine! Below is a schedule of events for the weekend!

Come out with us and celebrate Labor Day Weekend. Are you a VIP….heck yes, you are! The first person to email Nancy Helman at with the words “VB SPORTS ROCKS” will receive two (2) VIP Backstage Party Passes to the Sunday Night American Music Festival Concert featuring Culture Club. Enjoy a fun night….wear your dancing shoes and party pants.

2016 Race Week Schedule of Events

Friday, September 2

1:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.                     HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO @ VB CONVENTION CENTER

Virginia Beach Convention Center, Halls B-D

1000 19TH Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Saturday, September 3      

8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.                  MILE ON THE SAND

Start/Finish Line: On the beach @ 19th Street

Race Start Time: 8:30 a.m.

Finish Line Festival: On the beach between 16th  at 18th St.


10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.                   HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO @ VB CONVENTION CENTER

Virginia Beach Convention Center, Halls B-D

1000 19TH Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Sunday, September 4  

START LINE                                         VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

7:00 A.m.  – HALF Marathon & 5K START


FINISH LINE                                        BOARDWALK & 13th STREET


Finish line festival                    7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

7:30 – 9:45 a.m.                 Popwire

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.             Awards

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.             Headliner, Sister Hazel

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.         Music

AMF Evening Concert              5:00 P.M. – 11 p.m.

5pm                                        Door/Gates Open

6:30 pm                                 Show Starts

8pm                                        Headliner,  Culture Club


VB Sports in Colorado

Greetings from Colorado Springs; home of the United States Olympic Committee. The Road to Rio begins here at the United States Olympic Training Center. The VB Sports sales team, Dani and Bill, are in Colorado Springs this week meeting with clients representing various National Governing Bodies of sport including USA Figure Skating, USA Badminton, USA Shooting, USA Ultimate, USA Volleyball, USA Boxing and USA Fencing.  Stop in and visit us next week and we will tell you all about our trip!

Opening Ceremonies for the 2016 Olympic Games are on August 5th.  Go USA!!  Bring home the GOLD.