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More than 200 events take place each year at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. With an unparalleled roster of facilities and partners, we are committed to taking sports and competition to the next level for athletes and fans alike.

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Disney Produced

IdeaSport Soccer Academy

Client Event
Year-round
On a soccer field, a player dribbles a ball as a defender guards him and a goalie defends the goal
Using techniques developed in the Spanish premier league, IdeaSport ranks as one of America’s foremost soccer academies. Their proven methods and professional staff provide world-class training for youth players of all ages.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
5 - 18
COMPETITION
Moderate
COMPETITION
Moderate

The Ripken Experience at Walt Disney World® Resort

Client Event
Year-round
Event logo featuring silhouette image of Cinderella Castle and ‘Walt Disney World Ripken Experience’
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Ripken Baseball team up to bring premier youth baseball tournaments to Walt Disney World Resort. Beginning in 2020, players will enjoy top-level competition, dazzling opening ceremonies and time to experience the Disney parks!
PARTICIPANTS
Boys
Age Groups
10U - 18U
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

International Martial Arts Festival

Client Event
October 25 – October 27, 2019
A girl in a gi performs a martial arts kick
The International Martial Arts Festival offers the excitement of competition with multiple disciplines to celebrate the diversity of the martial arts
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
High
COMPETITION
High

Pop Warner Super Bowl

Client Event
December 7 – December 14, 2019
A Pop Warner team prepares to hike the football while opponents get ready to rush
The 2019 Pop Warner Super Bowl will take place December 7 – 14, 2019 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Youth
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Pop Warner National Cheer & Dance Championships

Client Event
December 7 – December 14, 2019
Teammates stand behind a cheerleader and shake their pom-poms, making her appear to have several arms
The 2019 Pop Warner National Cheer & Dance Championships with take place December 7th through the 14th at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Youth
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championship (UDA/UCA)

Client Event
January 17 – January 19, 2020
National College Cheerleading & Dance Championship (UDA/UCA)
The UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship is the most prestigious college cheerleading championship in the country and is at at the most magical place on Earth—the Walt Disney World® Resort.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
College
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Diamond 9 Sun Classic Winter Showcase

Client Event
January 17 – January 19, 2020
A softball pitcher follows through on a pitch
ESPN Wide World of Sports welcomes Diamond 9 for their first event of 2020. The top travel teams in the country will play in front of college coaches in this premier showcase event.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
14U, 16U, 18U
COMPETITION
Showcase
COMPETITION
Showcase

2020 Pro Bowl Week

Client Event
January 22 – January 25, 2020
The 2020 Pro Bowl logo featuring a football on a base with the NFL shield and ‘PRO BOWL’ at the bottom
Join the 2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando for a week-long celebration of football’s brightest stars, kicking off January 22, 2020 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex! Highlights include team practices, NFL FLAG Championship games and an interactive fan zone for the whole family.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Spectator Event
COMPETITION
Spectator Event

2020 Pro Bowl Week

Client Event
January 22 – January 25, 2020
The 2020 Pro Bowl logo featuring a football on a base with the NFL shield and ‘PRO BOWL’ at the bottom
Join the 2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando for a week-long celebration of football’s brightest stars, kicking off January 22, 2020 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex! Highlights include team practices, NFL FLAG Championship games and an interactive fan zone for the whole family.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Spectator Event
COMPETITION
Spectator Event

Sand Dollar / Whitlow Invitationals

Client Event
January 24 – January 26, 2020
Gymnastics
The Sand Dollar/Whitlow Invitational is a first-class women's and men's competitive gymnastics competition which is held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex annually.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Invitational
COMPETITION
Invitational

National Dance Team Championship (UDA)

Client Event
January 31 – February 2, 2020
National Dance Team Championship  (UDA)
NDTC is the only national-level dance team championship endorsed by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
Junior High & High School
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

National High School Cheerleading Championship (UCA)

Client Event
February 7 – February 9, 2020
National High School Cheerleading Championship (UCA)
NHSCC is the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country and nationally televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries nationwide each year.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
High School
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Twirl Mania International Championship

Client Event
February 13 – February 17, 2020
A girl in a leotard performs a one handed handstand
Compete in a "one of a kind" baton twirling championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Epcot, plus in parades at Magic Kingdom park—designed for soloists, pairs and more. Auxiliary units, pom and dance performers can also take part in championship events.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Diamond 9 President's Weekend

Client Event
February 13 – February 17, 2020
A softball batter warms up in the on-deck circle
ESPN Wide World of Sports welcomes Diamond 9 for one of the premier national fastpitch showcase events, as some of the top 10U-18U travel teams in the country compete.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U
COMPETITION
Invitational
COMPETITION
Invitational

USA Competitions Presidential Classic

Client Event
February 14 – February 17, 2020
A male gymnast performs on the rings
ESPN Wide World of Sports is proud to host the USA Competitions Presidential Classic.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
5-18
COMPETITION
Moderate - High
COMPETITION
Moderate - High

Diamond 9 College Citrus Classic Week I

Client Event
February 20 – February 23, 2020
A softball batter prepares to hit a pitch
ESPN Wide World of Sports welcomes Diamond 9 for week one of the premier college fastpitch softball spring event. Kick off the college season with the top Division I teams.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
College
COMPETITION
Showcase
COMPETITION
Showcase

Diamond 9 College Citrus Classic Week II

Client Event
February 27 – March 1, 2020
A softball batter prepares to hit a pitch
ESPN Wide World of Sports welcomes Diamond 9 for week two of the premier college fastpitch softball spring events. Kick off the college season with the top Division I teams.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
College
COMPETITION
Showcase
COMPETITION
Showcase

2020 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships

Client Event
February 27 – March 1, 2020
Two men wearing martial arts uniforms, including helmets and body pads, shake hands
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is proud to host the 2020 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships. Taekwondo athletes from the U.S. and across the world will come together to showcase their skills as they compete for the national title.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
10 - Adult
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Contest of Champions National Dance Competition

Client Event
February 28 – March 1, 2020
Young cheerleaders perform maneuvers
Dance, drill, and thrill the crowd at one of the best-organized competitions of its kind since 1984! There's no need to pre-qualify in order to participate at this open event. Book your travel and enter the competition with just one phone call or email.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Elementary - High School
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

AAU Volleyball Classic

Client Event
March 7 – March 8, 2020
A female volleyball player shouts with joy during a game
The AAU will once again host the Volleyball Classic Event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
10U - 18U
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

The Quest Recreational Championship

Client Event
March 13 – March 14, 2020
A cheerleading team of young girls in matching uniforms with ‘WOLVES’ on the front, yell during a performance
Show your team spirit at the most competitive and prestigious end-of-season event for Rec & Youth Cheer. Teams will earn Paid Bids and At-Large Bids to The Quest throughout the season at several Varsity Spirit competitions.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
7 – 14
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

International All-Star Championship (UCA)

Client Event
March 14 – March 15, 2020
International  All-Star Championship (UCA)
The UCA International All Star Championship brings together the best all star cheer and dance teams from around the globe at the most magical place on Earth—the Walt Disney World® Resort.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
6yrs.-18 yrs.
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

AAU Girls' Basketball

Client Event
March 27 – July 25, 2020
A teenage female basketball player dribbles with her left-hand around a defender
The AAU is proud to host the Girls Spring and Summer Basketball Events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 2020 season.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
4th-12th grade
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

AAU Boys' Basketball

Client Event
March 27 – July 25, 2020
A teenage male basketball player dribbles past an opponent
The AAU is proud to host the Boys Spring and Summer Basketball Events at the ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex for the 2020 season.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys
Age Groups
3rd - 12th Grade
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

Small Fry Basketball

Client Event
April 6 – April 9, 2020
A boy looks to pass the basketball while being guard by 2 opponents
Founded in 1968, this international basketball event provides an opportunity for boys and girls to excel in the game of basketball.

Players may be no taller than 5 foot 1 inch.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Players may not be older than 12.
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

MAAC Men's & Women's Golf Championship

Client Event
April 23 – April 26, 2020
A golfer follows through on his swing
The 2020 MAAC Men's & Women's Golf Championships feature both the men's and women's defending champions, Siena College and Quinnipiac University, respectively. The MAAC's top individual competitors will also showcase their skills throughout the championships.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
College
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

USASF Cheerleading Worlds

Client Event
April 24 – April 26, 2020
A spirited cheerleader performs with her mouth open
At this time, USASF Cheerleading Worlds will not proceed as planned for this year, please refer to http://usasf.net/ for more information about the status of this event.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
Junior - Senior
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

International Cheerleading Union World Championships (ICU)

Client Event
April 27 – April 29, 2020
Cheerleading and Dance Worlds Championship
At this time, the International Cheerleading Union World Championships have been postponed for this year, please refer to http://cheerunion.org/ for more information about the status of this event.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
15+ yrs
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

The Summit Championship

Client Event
May 1 – May 4, 2020
The Summit- All Star Championship
At this time, The Summit Championship will not proceed as planned this year, please refer to https://www.varsity.com/health-update/ for more information about the status of this event.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All ages
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

D2 Summit Championship

Client Event
May 8 – May 10, 2020
D2 Summit Championship
At this time, the D2 Summit Championship will not proceed as planned for this year, please refer to https://www.varsity.com/health-update/ for more information about the status of this event.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
6 – 18 years
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

Special Olympics Florida Summer Games

Client Event
May 15 – May 16, 2020
A man practices a long jump
ESPN Wide World of Sports is proud to once again host the Special Olympics Florida Summer Games.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Invitational
COMPETITION
Invitational

IdeaSport Summer Camps

Client Event
May 31 – July 4, 2020
On a soccer field, a player dribbles a ball as a defender guards him and a goalie defends the goal
Experience treatment like that of a professional team’s pre-season. The IdeaSport training program is designed specifically with your development in mind. IdeaSport’s core values of health, nutrition and education provide athletes an all-around program with long-lasting results.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
12 - 17
COMPETITION
High
COMPETITION
High

2020 Walt Disney World EGF High School National Championship

Client Event
June 12 – June 14, 2020
2020 Walt Disney World EGF High School National Championship Logo
The 2020 Walt Disney World EGF National High School Championship brings together the best high school esports teams from across the United States to compete for the title of National Champion.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
High School, 14-19
COMPETITION
High
COMPETITION
High

AAU Boys’ Jr. National Volleyball Championships

Client Event
June 16 – June 28, 2020
AAU Volleyball
ESPN Wide World of Sports complex is excited to host the AAU Boys' Jr. National Volleyball Championships Event.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys
Age Groups
14U - 18U
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

47th AAU Girls’ Jr. National Volleyball Championships

Client Event
June 16 – June 28, 2020
AAU Volleyball
ESPN Wide World of Sports complex is excited to once again host the AAU Jr. National Volleyball Championships Event.
PARTICIPANTS
Girls
Age Groups
10U - 18U
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

AAU Wrestling Scholastic Duals

Client Event
June 18 – June 24, 2020
A wrestler pins his opponent to the mat
AAU Wrestling returns to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex this summer. Athletes from a variety of weight classes and divisions will put their skills to the test.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys
Age Groups
Youth
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

AAU Primary National Championships

Client Event
July 9 – July 11, 2020
A female sprinter jumps a hurdle on a track
The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at The Walt Disney World Resort ® will host the AAU Primary Nationals. This Track & Field event is designed to offer single age group competition for athletes that are 8 years old and younger.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Primary Age
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

AAU Track and Field Club Championships

Client Event
July 12 – July 18, 2020
A steeplechase runner jumps over a wooden barrier before his competitors
The AAU National Club Championship is designed to place an emphasis on the team aspect of the sport. It is also an additional opportunity to qualify for the 2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Primary - High School
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

AAU World Futsal Championships

Client Event
July 26 – July 31, 2020
Players compete over a ball
The AAU is proud to host the AAU World Futsal Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
Ages 6-14
COMPETITION
Open Registration
COMPETITION
Open Registration

Challenge Sports 3v3 National Championships

Client Event
July 30 – August 2, 2020
A soccer player jumping for a ball while a goalie stands behind him
The Challenge Sports 3v3 National Championship is a culmination of qualifying teams from its 2019/2020 season. These teams will compete in an effort to be crowned the very best. Visit www.challengesports.com to view the schedule of events.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

The Jr. NBA Global Championship

Client Event
August 11 – August 16, 2020
A female basketball player runs down court dribbling a basketball alongside an opponent at the Junior NBA World Championship event
The Jr. NBA Global Championship is the NBA’s global youth basketball tournament. The event brings together the top 32 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that have advanced from regional competitions earlier in the year.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
13- and 14-year-olds
COMPETITION
Championship
COMPETITION
Championship

ATA Songahm Fall Nationals

Client Event
October 21 – October 24, 2020
A boy in starting form
ESPN Wide World of Sports is proud to host the ATA Songaham Fall Nationals again this year. Combining strength and focus with magical excitement, the ATA Songahm Fall Nationals are an experience to remember.
PARTICIPANTS
Boys-and-Girls
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Invitational
COMPETITION
Invitational

Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic

Client Event
November 13 – November 14, 2020
Young Special Olympics athlete receives instruction from volleyball teammate.
Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports. ESPN Wide World of Sports is proud to once again host the Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic.
PARTICIPANTS
Men-and-Women
Age Groups
All Ages
COMPETITION
Invitational
COMPETITION
Invitational

Orlando Invitational

Client Event
November 26 – November 29, 2020
Basketball players jump for the ball while surrounded by teammates and the referee
Celebrate Thanksgiving with some of the best teams in college basketball. Eight teams will play a total of 12 games over 3 days to see who takes home the title this Thanksgiving
PARTICIPANTS
Men
Age Groups
College - NCAA Division I
COMPETITION
Spectator Event
COMPETITION
Spectator Event

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