Featuring five age divisions competing over two-weeks, the PONY Nationals attracts over 170 teams from across the US and abroad to compete in girls fast pitch softball. The tournament is played at various complexes throughout Loudoun County.
ASA Eastern National (2009-present)
The Eastern National features a different age group annually featuring girls fast pitch teams from throughout the Atlantic Region. The tournament has been a five-time recipient of the ASA James Farrell Award of Excellence for conducting the highest rated ASA National event.
Premier Girls Fastpitch Elite Futures Showcase (2016)
Premier Girls Fastpitch provides a national platform on which fastpitch softball players can demonstrate their individual and team-enhancing skills, competing against the Best of the Best players and teams. The inaugural PGF Elite Futures Showcase debuts in Loudoun July 5-10, 2016 with an anticipated 175 teams featuring some of the top national talent demonstrating their skills in front of college coaches from across the country. The event will be played at Philip Bolen Memorial Park, Potomack Lakes Sportsplex, Claude Moore Park and several other venues.
Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon (2010-present)
Loudoun’s Scenic countryside and booming wine country led to the county’s selection as the host of the first East Coast running of the Destination Races Wine Country Half Marathon. This event features over 2,000 runners and typically sells out six months in advance.
Senior PGA Championship (2017)
The 2017 Senior PGA Championship will be played during the Memorial Day holiday at Trump National Golf Course. After its purchase in 2009 by Donald Trump, the 800 acre property was completely overhauled by renowned architect Tom Fazio. The Championship Course boasts 18 holes with views of the Potomac River, which reinforces the predictions of PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua that “there’s going to be a storied championship history at this property”.
Diva’s Half Marathon (2013-present)
The Divas Half Marathon & 5k has been held in Loudoun County for three consecutive years with approximately 3,000 entries annually. The Half Marathon begins and ends at Tarara Winery with the course winding through some of the most majestic areas and horse country in the county. There is also a 5K race and the Health & Fitness Boutique associated with the event.
US Figure Skating South Atlantic Regional (2016)
In partnership with the Washington Figure Skating Club, the Ashburn Ice House will host the US Figure Skating South Atlantic Regional Championships. Ten states and the District of Columbia will be represented in the five day event with the top four place winners in each event advancing to their respective Sectional Championships.
The USSSA Eastern “C” National Championship will be held July 27-31, 2016 and will include approximately 100 teams from the Mid-Atlantic Region. The girls fast pitch tournament will feature players ages 10-18 participating in five age group categories at sports complexes throughout Loudoun County.