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Disney’s Night of Joy ESPN Wide World of Sports

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Tickets are now on sale for Disney Night of Joy 2017. As previously announced, there is a new ticketing structure for this year's event. -Single-night concert-only tickets are $45 plus tax in advance. -Two-night concert-only tickets are $69 plus tax in advance. -You can add a one-day Walt Disney World theme park ticket for only $62 plus tax. There also will be premium seating packages available for an extra charge; groups of 10 or more will be able to get discounted tickets, as with past events.
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Final Season of Atlanta Braves Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Announced

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Even though the 2018 baseball season is not yet over, the Atlanta Braves have already announced the schedule for their 22nd and final season of spring training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. That’s right. Next spring will be your last chance to watch the Braves during their spring training at Disney, which typically … Continue reading "Final Season of Atlanta Braves Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Announced"
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American Idol Bus Stop Auditions Kick Off at ESPN Wide World of Sports

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On Saturday, August 25, ABC-TV’s “American Idol” will kick off its 20-plus city bus tour at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, as it conducts its search for contestants for the popular talent show. During the auditions, ABC’s “American Idol” Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe, runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson and finalist Catie … Continue reading "American Idol Bus Stop Auditions Kick Off at ESPN Wide World of Sports"
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Atlanta Braves Team Workouts Underway for 20th Year at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

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This year, the Atlanta Braves will celebrate 20 years of Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Fans can see the Braves take on the Toronto Blue Jays on February 25 in the first of their 18 home games. Other notable matchups include the Boston Red Sox (March 3), New York Yankees (March 9) and Mets (March 10, 25 and 29). Fans are welcome to attend workouts (adult admission is $18, while child admission is $13) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Be sure to bring a marker, as you could have the opportunity to get autographs from your favorite Braves players during practices. There are still tickets available to Braves Spring Training games, which can be purchased through Ticketmaster outlets and at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Box Office. For more information about the Braves schedule, tickets and more, visit www.espnwwos.com/braves.
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New Venue at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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In February, Walt Disney World Resort announced plans to build a new sports venue at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Today, Disney released a look at the new venue, which will be adjacent to the Jostens Center. The venue will feature a flexible design that can be used as one large competition space capable of seating more than 8,000 fans, or it can be configured into as many as four separate competition areas. It also can be configured to host a variety of other sports, such as basketball and volleyball, as well as concerts. Upon its completion, which is expected within the next 18 months, it will be the only venue of its size in America specifically designed with cheerleading and dance competitions in mind, offering special warm-up and practice areas, as well as spaces for judges and officials.
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ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort Announces Mega Cheerleading, Dance Team Venue

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ESPN Wide World of Sports is preparing to break ground on a new state-of-the-art cheerleading and dance team competition venue. The Walt Disney World sports complex will team up with the nation's top cheerleading organization, Varsity Spirit, to create the first venue in the world specifically designed for cheerleading and dance team competitions. The venue will include a flexible design for one large competition space that can be set up for as many as four competition areas. Additional areas are being tailored for warm up and practice, along with areas for judges and officials. With the ability to seat more than 8,000 guests, plus performance and warm-up space, the new multi-use sports and entertainment venue will also be able to host six regulation basketball courts, six regulation volleyball courts or concert configurations. There will be concessions throughout the building, and an additional box office and entry to the complex. Construction is slated to begin in February 2016, and is expected to be complete by mid- 2017.
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Night of Joy Moves to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Disney's Night of Joy 2016 concerts will be hosted in indoor and outdoor venues at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, instead of at the Magic Kingdom as they have been for many years. This new venue will allow more guests to attend the event, regardless of the weather. Night of Joy guests will still … Continue reading "Night of Joy Moves to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex"
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Italian Serie A Club AS Roma Announces Return to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

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Friendly Match against Orlando City SC scheduled for May 23 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Italian Serie A club AS Roma announced that it will return to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., this May. In March 2012, Roma entered into a multi-year agreement … Continue reading "Italian Serie A Club AS Roma Announces Return to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney"
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ESPN Wide World of Sports Hidden Mickeys

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My son Steven and I enjoyed our annual Spring Training Baseball Game at Wide World of Sports. This year, we watched the Atlanta Braves take on the Houston Astros. We lived in Houston way back when, so we’re Astros fans. Of course, we’re at Disney World, which is the Altanta Braves home base for Spring … Continue reading "ESPN Wide World of Sports Hidden Mickeys"
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