Bring Your Event to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

As you begin to plan your next year, are you also planning your next sporting event?

If so, let us help with the WHYs and HOWs of bringing your event to Alabama’s beaches. We can’t wait to show you all they have to offer!

USSSA baseball on Alabama's beaches

Why Should You Bring Your Sporting Event to the Alabama Gulf Coast?

Our family-friendly atmosphere, abundant lodging options and wonderful variety of restaurants and attractions gives sports groups countless choices to fit specific needs. Encourage your team’s families to make their competition travel into a SPORTcation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. This easy option for before or after events is a pleasant perk of choosing a beach destination. One more reason to make this your sporting event’s home: the year-round mild weather.

How Can You Bring Your Event to Alabama’s Beaches?

The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission staff specializes in helping organizers bring their event to the area. The team is here to assist from start to finish in all aspects of planning and organizing. Our goal is to make it easy and stress-free to arrange a sporting event along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Additionally, the Sports Commission offers a marketing toolkit on its website to help planners navigate the details. The toolkit includes a custom save-the-date, custom banner ad package, pre-written content and visual assets to give planners a leg up in attracting attendees and participants. The team also offers a variety of resources, including certified race course maps, permitting information and grant applications for effortless planning.a

Family participating in a race in Gulf Shores, AL


  • Seeking the best accommodation options and rates for your group.
  • Providing welcome bags and coupons, grants and other features based on the size of the event.
  • Coordinating onsite event activities, including opening ceremonies, banquets, clinics and community service projects.
  • Recommending vendors and suppliers.
  • Supplying marketing and promotional tools.

Ready to dive in along Alabama’s beaches for your next event? Contact the Sports Commission team today to get started. 

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