News

Rage Invitational Continues to Soar, Hosting Record Number of Teams

Date: February 12, 2018

In: News, Soccer

The allure of sun, warmth and thrilling competition converge as hundreds of top youth soccer teams from throughout the intermountain region gather at various locations in St. George, Washington and Ivins for the Rage Invitational, set for Feb. 16, 17 and 19.

“The Rage Invitational prides itself in delivering the best fields available and draws the best referees by making certain they have the best logistical support. Rage has also built a team committed to providing the best service, with immediate …

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$78 Million From St. George Athletic Events

Date: January 29, 2018

In: News

St. George area welcomed record number of sporting event participants in 2017, creating an economic impact of more than $78 million

Healthy competition has been good for the economy in Washington County. In 2017, 42 major athletic events brought more than 62,000 participants and over 116,000 out-of-town visitors to the area. The result was a whopping $78 million in direct economic impact, thousands in tax relief for residents and hundreds of thousands more in media exposure for the area.

A record number …

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Winter 4×4 Jamboree

Date: January 17, 2018

In: News, Off Road / ATV

Set for 3 days of adrenaline, Jan. 18-20 near Sand Hollow State Park

Top-notch rock crawling plus the eye-popping views of Zion National Park and the Pine Valley Mountains make the Winter 4×4 Jamboree a can’t-miss event for trail-riding aficionados. This year’s Jamboree is set for Jan. 18-20 at the Sand Mountain Special Recreation Management Area near Sand Hollow State Park.

Sponsored and organized by Desert Roads and Trails Society, a local nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in St. George dedicated to promoting …

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Host Venues Announced for 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

Date: January 11, 2018

In: Cycling, News

Four WorldTour Teams among early commitments for Cycling Stage Race on Aug. 6-12

Organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah announced today the dates, host venues and early inclusion of four Top 10 UCI WorldTour teams for the 2018 edition of the week-long men’s professional cycling race known as “America’s Toughest Stage Race.”

The 14th edition of the Tour of Utah will be held on Monday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 12 – a week later on the international cycling …

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Hard as Hell Shooting Event

Date: November 29, 2017

In: News, Shooting

Hard as Hell shooting event tests marksmanship and physical skills, Dec. 1-3

Engaging targets from hundreds of yards away, negotiating steep terrain and lugging heavy weapons are what make the Hard as Hell Multigun a challenging and rewarding event – and what attracts hundreds of practical shooting enthusiasts.

Hard as Hell is back for its 6th edition at the Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range, beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 1 and going through Dec. 3. More than 300 competitors – approximately 90 …

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Snow Canyon Half Marathon

Date: November 2, 2017

In: News, Running

Snow Canyon Half Marathon, a ‘can’t-miss experience,’ attracts runners from 22 states, Canada in 11th edition

Touted by Runner’s World as one of the top half marathons in the United States, known for its breathtaking views and ultra-fast downhill course, the Snow Canyon Half Marathon returns for the 11th time, Nov. 4 at 8:30 a.m. The 13.1-mile race that begins near Diamond Valley and winds its way through the red rocks of Snow Canyon State Park, will enthrall nearly 2,000 participants.

“The …

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Frog Hollow Off-Road Cycling Race

Date: November 1, 2017

In: Cycling, News, Off Road / ATV

Festive atmosphere permeates 25 Hours of Frog Hollow, World’s longest one-day off-road cycling event

What do you that one day of the year when you get an extra hour? Party on a bike – what else?

The 9th annual 25 Hours of Frog Hollow – the longest one-day off-road cycling race in the world – is set to begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 4 and end at 10 a.m. Nov. 5, taking advantage of the extra hour received due to the end …

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RMSB Fall Extravaganza

Date: October 26, 2017

In: Baseball, News

Fall Classic of a younger – and larger – scale makes its way to St. George area in massive youth baseball tournament

With the World Series in full swing, those who yearn to be taken out to the ballgame will have a myriad of options in the St. George area during the weekend of Oct. 27-29. The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball’s annual Fall Extravaganza returns for the 18th consecutive year and will utilize most ballfields in the region.

“RMSB and the …

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Red Bull Rampage 2017

Date: October 24, 2017

In: Mountain Biking, News

Raw Courage in the Untamed Desert of Virgin, Utah

The raw, untamed desert landscape of Virgin, with its large boulders and unpredictable cliffside undulations, will play host to 20 of the world’s top mountain bike riders during the 12th annual Red Bull Rampage, set for 10 a.m. on Oct. 27.

The event can be seen live on Red Bull TV Oct. 27, and as a highlight program on NBC on Dec. 24.

“This area seems to call out to the best in the …

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Compelling stories abound at 31st annual Huntsman World Senior Games

Date: October 18, 2017

In: News, Track & Field

The nonagenarian track and field athlete who brings a smile to everyone. The humorous and loquacious former Harlem Globetrotter. A member of the Greatest Generation who can cite at least two reasons why the Huntsman World Senior Games have saved his life. These athletes and many others are spreading their love for their sport at the 31st edition of Games, which is in full swing at venues all over the St. George area through Oct. 21.

“The Huntsman World Senior Games …

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