Disney Honors Inspirational Purdue Fan with 2018 Disney Spirit Award

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Fans of college football, especially Big Ten Conference football, are likely to have heard about Tyler Trent. Trent, a former Purdue University student, inspired not only the Purdue football team, but fans of football in general as he battles cancer. Disney has selected Trent to be the recipient of this years Disney Spirit Award. The Disney Spirit Award is given annually to college football’s most inspirational figure. Learn about Trent and the award here.
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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Offers Tailgate Tasting

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The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will host a new Food & Wine Tailgate Tasting hosted by ESPN’s Monday Night Football on a series of upcoming Monday afternoons. The 45-minute program will pair tailgating-type foods and beverages that have been elevated just a bit for this special tasting, such as smoked brie mac and … Continue reading "Epcot Food and Wine Festival Offers Tailgate Tasting"
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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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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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