Category - Sports - Groups - Tournaments

Fans of the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) have rallied behind the South Carolina airport, enabling MYR to secure the title “Best Small Airport” in the 2021 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards . The annual USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in the travel industry and nominees in all categories were chosen editorially by a panel of experts in partnership with 10Best editors, while the top ten winners were determined by popular vote. Voting took place over four weeks in January and drew together…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After careful consideration and event attendee analysis with officials in Myrtle Beach, SC., the organizers of chili’s biggest annual event have announced the rescheduling of its 54th world championship to the fall of 2021. The new dates for the World Championships Chili Cook Off (WCCC) will now be September 17-19, 2021. “We know chiliheads are eager to get back to cooking after such a long year of postponements and inactivity as a result of the pandemic,” said Mike McCloud, President/CEO of…

The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and analytics firm Harena Data have partnered with tourism board Visit Myrtle Beach to launch an esports recruitment initiative. The ‘Golden Dragons’ programme will reward young American players with scholarships, jerseys, and a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, a popular tourist destination in South Carolina. Bill Dever, Chairman of AYCE, commented in a release: “Myrtle Beach is one of the nation’s first cities to adopt an esports initiative of this calibre and quality. We’re honoured that Visit…

Myrtle Beach, SC, November 5th, 2020 – The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is proud to announce its latest accomplishment in earning GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC). MYR is just the 8th airport in the world, and the only airport in the Carolinas and Georgia, to achieve this coveted accreditation. GBAC STAR™ is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities and is the new gold standard for cleanliness. The program is performance-based…

The inaugural Myrtle Beach College Beach Open is set to hit the beach on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 900 N. Ocean Blvd. at the boardwalk beach volleyball courts in Myrtle Beach. Play begins at 8 am. This beach volleyball college-level women's open is a special tournament for NCAA Girls and junior and senior high school college commits. It will feature high-level players from 25 teams from many southeastern colleges such as Coastal Carolina University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, University of South Carolina, College of…

Myrtle Beach Convention Center has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Myrtle Beach Convention Center has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility. As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR TM helps organizations establish…

2020 Myrtle Beach Bowl Date Announced

Friday, October 30, 2020 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

ESPN Events is set for the inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl, scheduled to make its debut on Monday, Dec. 21, at 2:30 p.m. ET, on ESPN. “After many months of challenges, we are delighted to be bringing this game to the Myrtle Beach area,” said Rachel Quigley, Executive Director. “While this year may not be traditional, our team has worked tirelessly to establish this game and ensure its success for years to come.” The first installment of the bowl game will be played at Brooks Stadium, located on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. “We are…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Myrtle Beach will host the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championship in May 2024 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The city is one of 450 host site selections announced today by the NCAA. It will be the first NCAA National Championship held in the City of Myrtle Beach and is expected to bring 600 athletes to the Grand Strand. “We are thrilled with the announcement of the NCAA today. This event will bring the top Division III track athletes from across the country to the beach to compete for both individual and team…

When you’re ready—to meet again. Virtual meeting apps like Zoom, Google Hangouts and GoToMeeting have been valuable tools during the Covid-19 pandemic. And while we certainly appreciate having those tools, it has become quite obvious that nothing can replace the impact of face-to-face meetings. Humans need interaction. Meeting in person allows energetic exchange, more flexibility with conversation time, and more generous exchanges between people who want to learn, connect, or do business. While we are willing to forego handshakes and mouth…

Play it Safe in Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:00 AM by Julie Ellis

Grand Strand Area Sports Venues Are Open, but We Need Your Help! The Grand Strand is an amazing place for sports tournaments! With 60 miles of beaches, plentiful restaurant options, great sports facilities, and so many attractions to choose from, one tournament can invite a vacation for the whole family! We are happy we can finally welcome you back to the Myrtle Beach area to enjoy the sports your kids love to play, and that you love to watch. While you’re here, there are a few regulations that you need to keep in mind to play it safe in the…