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Elite Volleyball Tournament Brings Economic Boost To York County

Published: 03/22/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Andrew Staub
Communications Specialist
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 103 or astaub@yorkpa.org

Louise Heine
Destination Marketing Director                                                                                                                
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 109 or louise@yorkpa.org 

YORK, PA - The Mid-Atlantic Power League Volleyball Tournament returns to York for the seventh straight year this weekend, bringing more than 100 teams from as many as seven states.

More than 4,000 athletes and spectators from across the Mid-Atlantic will converge upon York as elite junior girls' teams pack the York Expo Center's Utz Arena and Memorial Hall West for the competition. About 120 teams will hail from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and North Carolina.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates that the event will generate more than $2.3 million in economic impact for the community.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Sport York program is designed to recruit events and generate additional economic impact in York County. Sport York positions York County as Pennsylvania's Premier Sports Destination, highlighting the area's dynamic facilities and central location on the East Coast. For further information about Sport York, visit www.yorkpa.org/sports.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.

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