Welcome to SportsPITTSBURGH

SportsPITTSBURGH proves daily that Pittsburgh is the definitive destination for Iconic Sports Experiences.

We Are Here for You

Our team is here to provide you with the support and guidance you need to plan your future sports events. 

When the time is right, SportsPITTSBURGH will be ready with the experience and expertise in sports development, marketing and event planning that has helped establish the Pittsburgh region as a legendary sports town. From the moment you choose Pittsburgh, SportsPITTSBURGH offers a wide range of event support services to ensure the success of every event.

Your Next Event

Our world-class versatile facilities and our attractive amenities will help create a wonderful experience for athletes, their families and the fans.

Pittsburgh is already known as one of America’s most popular sports cities. Through sports development, marketing and event planning, collaboration with local programs, professional sports excellence and collegiate level competition, SportsPITTSBURGH continues to tell the story of Pittsburgh as the ultimate sports destination. 

Our team is ready and prepared to crown your champions in the City of Champions.


The 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Frozen Four will take place April 8 & 10 at PPG Paints Arena, home of the five-time Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Robert Morris University and SportsPITTSBURGH are proud to again serve as hosts of this exciting championship.

The PGH Commitment

Pittsburgh is open for business, and we look forward to welcoming you as you safely explore our city. The PGH Commitment is our lifelong pledge to you, demonstrating how the Pittsburgh tourism community will always prioritize your health and safety. 

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SportsPITTSBURGH is charged with the mission to bid on and host sporting events and to generate positive economic activity in the legendary sports city of Pittsburgh. It is the sports development division of VisitPITTSBURGH, the official tourism agency of Allegheny County. 

SportsPITTSBURGH tells the story of Pittsburgh as an authentic, iconic and legendary sports city to national and international audiences. The team also serves as brand ambassadors promoting the message of Pittsburgh as the ultimate destination to host major sporting events. 

SportsPITTSBURGH works to maximize the value and impact sports events and meetings bring to the city and its residents. It improves access to sports programming and participation for locals through integration with key sports events. It also serves as a coordinator between event planners and relevant community stakeholders to promote community engagement with events.

SportsPITTSBURGH celebrated its inaugural year in 2016 with many impressive accomplishments including participation on a local bid committee that was formed to submit 70 separate NCAA championship bids under one Pittsburgh proposal. Pittsburgh was awarded 22 NCAA preliminary and championship events from 2018-2022, more than any other city. 

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