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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New Arena at Walt Disney World Resort Expands National Competition Stage for America’s Youth Athletes

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ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has officially opened a new multi-purpose sports and entertainment arena to help mark its 20th anniversary. The 8,000-seat arena will host a variety of major indoor sporting events, from basketball to volleyball to gymnastics to wrestling. The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex hosted its inaugural event, the UCA and UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship, this past weekend. The venue will host runDisney Health & Fitness Expos during runDisney race weekends, beginning with the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in February.
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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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NFL Pro Bowl Activities Coming to WDW

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The 2017 NFL Pro Bowl is coming to Orlando in January 2017. Walt Disney World Resort will host the Pro Bowl 5K Run, a celebratory parade featuring Pro Bowlers in Magic Kingdom and team practices at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The Pro Bowl itself will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Camping World Stadium. Registration for the Pro Bowl 5K Run and tickets for the Pro Bowl will be available beginning October 25. Check out ProBowl.com for more information.
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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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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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