Charlotte area sports fans enjoy teams at nearly every level of the American sporting world, whether it’s on the amateur, professional or semi-professional level.
Sports in Charlotte & Lake Norman
The NFL Carolina Panthers and the NBA Charlotte Hornets call the Carolinas home. The Charlotte Knights belong to the IL Baseball league. The Charlotte Checkers are a member of the AHL and are the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL. The Charlotte region is considered one of the hubs of American motor sports with most NASCAR teams and several open wheel and sports car teams calling surrounding area home. The PGA Tour stops in Charlotte every year for the Wells Fargo Championship. It will host the PGA Championship in 2017. SwimMAC Carolina offers a Swim School, a Junior Swim League, competitive teams, a Teen Fit program, a Masters group and a Team Elite for post-graduate and professional swimmers pursuing international competition with Olympic aspirations; many of whom have already medaled in National and Olympic events. The U.S. National Whitewater Center is the United States Olympic Committee training site for whitewater slalom racing and hosts Olympic team qualifying events. The Belk Bowl is played every December in Charlotte and features football teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference. Not to be forgotten, the Queens Cup Steeplechase, one of steeplechase horse racing’s major annual events is held in the Charlotte region.
Mecklenburg County is home to five collegiate athletic programs while the ACC is the prominent collegiate league in North Carolina. Area high school teams are aligned into conferences as assigned by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.
Davidson College – Wildcats
Charlotte Lady Eagles (Soccer)
Little Luggies Race Club
Richard Childress Racing
South End Fieldhouse
Visit Lake Norman links for more useful information about the Lake Norman and Charlotte NC region. If you are planning to visit the Lake Norman area the visitors guide will be helpful as well as the transportation guide.
You’ll find family fun; attractions & entertainment, cultural guide, event information, parks & recreation and clubs & organizations. For the latest on local sports from professional to t-ball visit the sports information and golf guide. For those of you that think shopping is a sport, visit the shopping guide. Because you care about your family find medical information and school information.
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