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2019 HoopHall Classic

January 17 – 21   |   Springfield College, Springfield

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame showcase rising basketball talent during its annual Hoop Hall Classic, January 17-21 at the Blake Arena on the campus of Springfield College.

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Track & Field

January 26 | Reggie Lewis Center | Roxbury, Boston

Now in its 24th year, the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is the only U.S. stop on the prestigious IAAF World Indoor Tour. Over the years it has played host to nine world records and 13 American records.

2019 AHL All-Star Classic

January 27 & 28   |   MassMutual Center, Springfield

The Springfield Thunderbirds will host the top stars of the American Hockey League when the 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic drops the puck, January 27-28 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA.

Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championship

January 30 – February 2 | DCU Center, Worcester

Colonial Figure Skating Club has been selected to host the 2019 Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Championships.

67th Men’s Beanpot Tournament

February 4 |   TD Garden, Boston

Four historic men’s collegiate hockey teams, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, and Northeastern University compete for the coveted Beanpot Championship at the TD Garden in Boston.

41st Women’s Beanpot Tournament

February 5   |   TD Garden, Boston

Four iconic women’s collegiate hockey teams, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, and Northeastern University take to the ice in pursuit of the Beanpot Championship at the TD Garden in Boston.

Red Bull Crashed Ice

February 8 & 9   |   Fenway Park, Boston

America’s Most Beloved Ballpark, Fenway Park gets frozen over and turned into a winter-ramp wonderland for an exciting competition of ice racing.

USBA Massachusetts State Breaking Grand Championships

February 16 | Chicopee

Competitors from around the region compete in breaking, a popular martial arts skill where skilled contestants break objects ranging from wood, cinder blocks, glass or steel hands, feet or head.

2019 USATF New England Indoor Track & Field Championship

February 17 | Harvard University, Cambridge

USA Track & Field is the national governing body for the sports of track and field, cross country running, road running and race-walking.

NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Championship

March 8-11 | UMass Boston, Reggie Lewis Center

University of Massachusetts Boston hosts the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship meet.  The nearby Reggie Lewis Center, which has hosted athletes from all over the world, is proud to serve as the host facility.

22nd Lobster Pot Hockey Tournament

March 15-17   |   Hyannis Youth & Community Center and Tony Kent Arena, Cape Cod

Each year 64 teams and over 900 participants play 102 hockey games leading up to the Lobster Pot championship for youth hockey enthusiasts.

Hockey East Championship

March 23 |TD Garden, Boston

College hockey’s most prestigious postseason tournament. The Hockey East Association is an 11-team Division I college men’s conference and a 10-team women’s league.

2019 Cape Ann Fool’s Dual Half Marathon

March 31   |   Gloucester

This 5k race and half marathon is a North of Boston tradition highlighted by gorgeous ocean views and the charming coastline of Cape Ann.

Red Sox Opening Day 2019

April 9   |   Fenway Park, Boston

The defending MLB World Series Champions welcome the Toronto Blue Jays to the first home game at Fenway Park.

123rd Boston Marathon

April 15   |   Boston

The Boston Marathon falls on every third day in April, also known as “Patriots Day” where world-renown runners and neighborhood joggers all come together to compete and raise money for charitable causes.

2019 Spartan Race Boston Sprint Weekend

May 11 & 12   |   Charlton

508 International will transform into a muddy terrain paradise for participants who have what it takes to become a Spartan.

IWLCA Brine New England Cup

June 8 & 9 | UMass, Amherst

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association hosts the annual Brine New England Cup, sponsored by New Balance.  The tournament has strong attendance by college coaches from DI, DII, and DIII to scout prospective student-athletes.

NorthFace Endurance Challenge

June 8-9 | Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

Runners navigate the trails of Wachusett Mountain, summiting on multiple occasions before hopping on the Midstate Trail to Leominster State Forest, home of scenic ridge lines and lakeshore views.

Special Olympics Massachusetts

June 8-10 | Harvard University & Boston University

2,000+ athletes with disabilities compete at this inspiring Olympic Games in track & field, gymnastics, power lifting, swimming, tennis and volleyball.

Red Sox vs. Yankees in London

June 29-30   |   Olympic Stadium, London, UK

A special treat for international MA sports fans and residents of Red Sox Nation:  the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees take their iconic rivalry across the pond to London for a two-game series.

2019 Tough Mudder Boston

June 29-30 | Charlton

Participants compete in an 8-10 mile loop of mud-soaked course loaded with 25 best-in-class obstacles, including 10 new or updated 2019 obstacles.

New England Women’s Amateur Golf Championship

July 8-10 | Great Horse Golf Club, Hampden

This prestigious and competitive golf tournament features the best amateur women golfers from the six New England states.

Savage Race Boston 2019

July 13 | Carter & Stevens Farm, Barre

Savage Race is an intense 5-7 mile obstacle run with 25 world class obstacles, mud, fire, and barbed wire. Contestants can run individually or create a team.

2019 Cape Cod Baseball League All Star Game

July 21   |   Eldridge, Orleans

Many of the top players in the MLB have earned their stripes in the Cape Cod Baseball league. Watch the next crop of future baseball stars compete in the league’s all-star game in Orleans, Cape Cod.

2019 Pan-Mass Challenge

August 1   |   Boston

Since its founding in 1980, this annual bike-a-thon has raised millions every year toward life-saving cancer research. The race passes through 46 cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Nantucket Lacrosse Festival

August 11 | Nantucket Island

Prime Time Lacrosse hosts this 3 on 3 lacrosse tournament for boys and girls U-11 to U19 teams at on turf fields.  Each team plays four 30-minute games to compete with their peers in this fast-paced exciting sport.

47th New Balance Falmouth Road Race

August 18 & 19   |   Cape Cod

Athletes competing in this annual 7.1-mile road international race benefit from the serene beauty of Falmouth and Woods Hole on Cape Cod.

2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement

September   |   Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield

Basketball was born in Springfield and every year the game returns home to celebrate its legends. Congratulate 2019’s class of hall of famers in September.

21st CRAFT Sportswear Gran Prix of Gloucester

October 12 & 13   |   Gloucester

This dynamic and challenging bike race is a New England classic and challenges riders to fight through adversity during a rigid course.

55th Head of the Charles Regatta

October 19 & 20   |   Charles River, Boston, & Cambridge

Elite rowers from around the world flock to the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge to participate in this classic test of endurance, strength and teamwork.

2019 International Volleyball Hall of Fame Ceremony

November   |   Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke

Western Mass is where volleyball was created and every year the game returns to its birthplace to induct a new class of hall of famers. Celebrate those who gave so much to the game and its advancement in November.