Hernando County Tourism Bureau and Hernando Youth Leagues Welcome the 2011 Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch State Tournament
The tournament is expected to draw 700+ visitors to the area for the weekend. “These tournaments are a great boost to our local economy,” noted Tourism Development Coordinator Tammy Heon. “With several hundred visitors arriving for the weeklong tournament, host hotels and local restaurants will see a nice influx of business.” In addition, Spring Hill Lanes has graciously donated passes for each of the visiting players, some 240 youth, which will further encourage visitors to get out and explore the area.
Sports marketing and hosting of tournaments is one of the many initiatives the Tourism Bureau is undertaking to increase tourism within Hernando County. Local leagues interested in partnering with the Tourism Bureau to bring tournaments the area should contact tourism development coordinator, Tammy J. Heon, 352.754.4405