ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Host your next event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. The Complex offers an incredible array of first-class indoor and outdoor facilities to accommodate a wide variety of sports and performance competitions—including baseball, softball, football, soccer, basketball, cheerleading, dance, martial arts, track and more.
When you host an event at the Complex, you can take advantage of special amenities to make your event extraordinary, including professional-caliber venues, photography and broadcast opportunities. Plus, your athletes can compete in the middle of the magic at Walt Disney World Resort—and play where the pros play.
Three uniquely designed indoor venues offer over 186,000 square feet in combined indoor event space. From sports to performance competitions, these venues provide the fun and competitive environment that brings out the very best.
The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports
Opening in 2018, this new and versatile arena can be configured into 4 separate event spaces. With a spacious layout and flexible design, it can easily host events both large and small. Highlights include:
- Two auxiliary venue spaces
- Separate box office entrance
- Up to 8,000 seats
The indoor arena is designed to accommodate performance events and multi-competition events—like cheerleading, dance, martial arts, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball and robotics exhibits.
- Seating Capacity: 8,000
- Size – Main Floor: 50,000 square feet of continuous space; 242 feet in diameter
- Size – 2 Auxiliary Areas: 22,000 square feet of continuous space each; 139 feet x 159 feet in dimension
- Floor Type: Concrete
- Other Amenities: Built in loges and judges boxes, meeting spaces, concessions, and an attached box office
- View Sample Floor Plan for The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports
HP Field House
With state-of-the-art equipment and broadcast capabilities, HP Field House is ideal for top-caliber competition. This spacious and flexible venue is home to the televised AdvoCare® Invitational—an annual NCAA basketball tournament—and can be fitted for a wide variety of events.
HP Field House is designed to accommodate performance events and sport competition events—including basketball, wrestling, volleyball, cheerleading, dance, boxing and futsal.
- Seating Capacity: 5,500 seats
- Size – Main Floor: 30,000 square feet of continuous space; 215 feet x 141 feet
- Size – One Auxiliary Area: 14,000 square feet of continuous space each; 135 feet x 105 feet
- Floor type: Wood or carpet
- Other amenities: Concessions, broadcast capabilities, strength and conditioning room, locker rooms and meeting spaces
VISA Athletic Center
This multi-sport facility supports a variety of events, from basketball tournaments to performance competitions.
The VISA Athletic Center is an ideal venue for performance events and sport competition events—including basketball, wrestling, volleyball, cheerleading, dance, boxing and futsal.
- Seating Capacity: 1,200 seats
- Size – Main Floor: 44,800 square feet; 320 feet x 160 feet
- Floor Type: Wood or carpet
- Other Amenities: Concessions, locker rooms and a multi-purpose room
Positioned on over 220 acres, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has the space and facilities to accommodate a variety of outdoor sports. Choose from several unique venues—from professionally maintained diamond sport complexes to flexible multi-purpose fields.
Discover outstanding open-air venues that create a dynamic backdrop for sports events.
Home to Atlanta Braves Spring Training and youth baseball tournaments, Champion Stadium is an extraordinary space for high-caliber baseball competitions. Explore venue details:
- Seating Capacity: 7,500 seats
- Field Size: 335 feet to foul poles; up to 400 feet to center field
- Stadium Type: Baseball
- Turf: Grass
- Other Amenities: Field lighting, concessions, dugouts, additional lawn seating, patios, locker rooms, boxes and suites
Track & Field Complex
This venue features a standard 400-meter track with 9 lanes—as well as state-of-the-art surfaces and equipment. It's a premier training facility and host to several national meets, including the AAU Club Championships. Explore venue details:
- Turf: Grass (interior field of track)
- Other Amenities: Covered seating for spectators, field sports capabilities
Diamond Sport Venues
These baseball and softball venues are well-equipped to facilitate multi-game competitions.
The Softball Diamondplex features 6 fields (4 large fields and 2 small)—and is ideal for fastpitch softball, slowpitch softball and youth baseball events. Explore venue details:
- Field Size – Large Fields: Up to 305 feet to foul poles; up to 305 feet to center field
- Field Size – Small Fields: Up to 275 feet to foul poles; up to 275 feet to center field
- Turf: Grass
- Other Amenities: Flexible fence to customize outfield distance, field lighting, scoring / officials tower, dugouts and concessions
Note: Additional multi-purpose fields and baseball fields can be utilized for events. Please see MARATHON® Fields and Baseball Quadraplex for more information.
The Baseball Quadraplex features 5 versatile ball fields (4 standard, professional-sized fields and one warm-up field)—with outfields that can be set up for multi-purpose event use. Explore venue details:
- Field Size – Standard Fields: Up to 335 feet to foul poles; up to 400 feet to center field
- Field Size – Warm-Up Field: Up to 180 feet to foul poles; up to 180 feet to center field
- Turf: Grass
- Other Amenities: Flexible fence to customize outfield distance, dugouts, batting tunnel and seating
Note: Additional multi-purpose fields can be utilized for events. Please see MARATHON® Fields for more information.
From football to soccer to baseball and more, these flexible fields can host a multitude of events.
MARATHON Sport Fields
These 13 fields (10 large fields and 3 small fields) are ideal for football, soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. Explore venue details:
- Field Size – Large Fields: Over 88,000 square feet per field; 360 feet x 225 feet
- Field Size – Small Fields: Over 69,000 square feet per field; 330 feet x 210 feet
- Turf: Grass
- Other Amenities: Field lighting, spectator bleachers available on select fields
Marathon Multi-Purpose Sport Fields
These 4 multi-purpose fields can be used for traditional field sports, like football, soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. Or, they can be transformed to additional diamond fields—offering an extra option for baseball and softball competition. Explore venue details:
- Field Size: Over 69,000 square feet per field; 345 feet x 201 feet
- Turf: Grass
- Other Amenities: Field lighting and dugouts
PLAN YOUR EVENT
In addition to top-notch event spaces, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex offers outstanding amenities and support to help you plan an unforgettable event.
The Complex is well-equipped to accommodate the needs of athletes and Guests. Complex amenities include:
- Dining: ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill serves up sandwiches, salads and classic American favorites in a quick, convenient setting. Unique dining options are also available for teams and events.
- Fitness Facilities: With access to weight-training and cardio equipment at the Complex, event participants can take their fitness, strength and conditioning to the next level.
- Transportation Services: Teams can arrange for special transportation for their event. Plus, when staying at a Disney Resort hotel, Guests can enjoy complimentary transportation throughout Walt Disney World Resort.
- The Welcome Center: This convenient concierge-service location provides assistance with event schedules, theme park tickets, dining, transportation, directions and more.
For more details about these and other Complex amenities, please contact us.
Discover special amenities and offerings that can help take your event to the next level. When you host an event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, competitors and Guests can take advantage of:
- Photo Services: With Gameday Photo Service, athletes and fans don't have to miss a moment of the competition. Plus, they can purchase digital photos or prints—or create a unique keepsake using their favorite images.
- Dining: The Complex offers convenient on-site dining options, including quick-and-casual concessions. Plus, teams can arrange to have fresh prepared and packaged meals delivered to their competition venue.
- Tom Shaw Speed & Agility: Athletes can sharpen their speed and agility skills while training with a world-class coaching staff led by Coach Tom Shaw—a former NFL conditioning coach for the New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots.
- Special Events & Celebrations: For an extra-special experience, groups can organize a customized, catered event or in-park party.
- Broadcast Opportunities: Working with our on-site production facility, we can capture the action from your event, so athletes and fans can relive the excitement later.
- Merchandise and Customized Apparel: Competitors and Guests can shop for commemorative merchandise, including event-themed apparel.
- Vacation Packages: With package options that can include accommodations and theme park tickets, event attendees can make the most of their time at Walt Disney World Resort.
For more details about these and other event enhancements, please contact us.
Note: Fees apply for event enhancements.
Signature Disney Experiences
Just beyond the Complex, even more magical experiences await. Before, during and after their event, competitors and fans are invited to make the most of their time at Walt Disney World Resort. Highlights include:
- Theme Parks and Water Parks: Walt Disney World Resort features 4 theme parks and 2 water parks—each uniquely themed and brimming with fun-filled attractions and entertainment. From thrilling coasters to dazzling nighttime spectaculars to encounters with beloved Disney Characters, there's something for nearly every age and interest.
- Disney Resort Hotels: Conveniently located near the theme parks, water parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney Resort hotels offer themed accommodations, thoughtful amenities and signature Disney services.
- Dining: There are dining options to satisfy nearly every taste, including quick-and-casual restaurants, Character Dining, signature table-service restaurants and more. For an extra-special experience, groups can organize a customized, catered event or in-park party.
Best of all, with specially priced Walt Disney World vacation packages, it's easy to experience all it all. Learn more about Walt Disney World Resort.