syracuse.JPGInternational Sporting Championship Coming to Syracuse 10 Countries, 300 Athletes, 15,000 Fans, & Millions in Local Travel Spending WHAT:            The official announcement of the International Sporting Championship coming to Onondaga County will be made at the press conference.  This exciting event will make history, attract athletes and fans from around the world, and generate several million dollars in travel spending for the local economy. WHERE:           CenterState CEO, 527 South Salina St., Syracuse WHEN:            Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. FACTS:            
  • Event expected to draw a record 10-12 participating countries such as  Australia, Czech Republic, England, Ireland and more
  • This will be an historical event
  • More than 300 athletes to participate
  • More than 15,000  fans to travel to Syracuse to cheer on their team during the six-day long event
  • Area hotels, restaurants, attractions and more to benefit from the Championship for nearly a month

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