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Two nationally recognized sporting events in Tulsa – FOX23 News

By November 14, 2021December 15th, 2021Sports events

TULSA, Okla. – It was announced this week that two Tulsa Sports Commission events, the Big 12 Wrestling Championship 2020 and the USA BMX Grand Nationals 2020, have been named Champions of Economic Impact in Sport Tourism.

Management of sports destinations, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sport event planners and tournament directors in the sport tourism market, unveiled the winners of the 2020 and 2021 Economic Impact Champions in Sport Tourism presented by traveling teams .

This year’s winners are responsible for contributing a more than welcome boost of over $ 400 million to the national economy over the past two years.

“Receiving several awards of this caliber reflects the tremendous work done by the Tulsa Sports Commission over the past decade,” said Ray Hoyt, President of Tulsa Regional Tourism. “The dual national recognition reinforces for event planners that Tulsa is one of the best destinations in the country to host a sporting event, a major objective of Tulsa regional tourism. As our momentum continues to bring even bigger events, more and more people will come to Tulsa and experience what our unique city has to offer. “