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


YORK, PA – A sporting event showdown is making its way to the York Expo Center this weekend. We Build You Play will host the inaugural Blue Ribbon Brawl in the York Expo Center’s Utz Arena. The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau is expecting nearly 700 visitors for this two-day volleyball tournament.
We Build You Play has hosted volleyball tournaments, such as the Mid-Atlantic Power League and the Galaxy Showcase, at the Expo Center in years past.  
Details for the event may be found below.

Blue Ribbon Brawl
    •    February 24 & 25, 2018 at the Utz Arena at York Expo Center
    •    700 visitors expected
    •    Estimated economic impact of $240,000
The YCCVB’s Sport York initiative drives the creation of events like the Blue Ribbon Brawl to maximize the economic impact of sporting events in York County. The YCCVB supports the position that York County is a premier sports destination on the East Coast because of its ideal central location and impressive facilities. To learn more about Sport York, visit
"York County's sports visitors have the highest spending of any visitor type and generate the greatest economic return on investment for our community," said Anne Druck, President of the YCCVB. "Every returning event is a testament to our versatile facilities, exceptional value and convenient location."
Bringing together a team of successful marketing experts at the YCCVB with York County’s top-of-the-line facilities is putting York County on the map as the go-to place for tourism and sports.