The Raleigh area, centrally located on the East Coast, is a sports planner’s dream with world-class venues and first-rate hotels. The region is naturally beautiful, easily accessible, affordable and brimming with Southern hospitality. Many sporting event rights-holders have selected Greater Raleigh for its convenient location and, with it, the opportunity to increase registration and attendance. Sport tournament participants and spectators visiting N.C.’s capital city will discover a place beyond the playing field that’s unabashedly unique, creative and charming. In the various parts of the city and the greater area, friendly locals welcome those visiting to participate in authentic and memorable experiences that appeal to a wide range of tasted and interests—culinary fusions, museum exhibits, outdoor concerts and more. GRSA’s seasoned professionals, supportive community and host partners provide quality venues and unparalleled service that ensure winning results that participants can celebrate!
WRAL Soccer Park is one of the premier outdoor complexes in the Southeast. The facility is home to North Carolina Football Club Youth, and also hosts many state, regional and national tournaments in a variety of sports. One of the most highly regarded youth soccer tournaments in the country is the visitRaleigh.com Showcase Series, which features four tournaments over a five-week stretch each fall. WRAL Soccer Park has 22 fields, including one turf stadium field with seating for 2,500 and 5 additional turf fields. The massive facility was recently renovated. Throughout the park you will find upgraded landscaping, ample parking, restrooms and shelters.