Fort Wayne to Host Four Upcoming Sports Tournaments (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

July 17, 2014 Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 5:49 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - Local sports fans have reason to celebrate after Thursday's joint announcement by Mayor Tom Henry and Visit Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne will play host to four different sports tournaments between July 2014 and January 2015.

The events include the PBA Tour "Super Senior Classic" and the new Fort Wayne Classic bowling tournaments, the US Roller Hockey Championships as well as hosting the USA Pickleball Great Lakes Regional Championships and the National United Wrestling Championships.

These tournaments will bring both tremendous exposure for the city of Fort Wayne as well as a great economic impact.

To hear from Visit Fort Wayne as well as a manager with a local hotel about the impact these tournaments could play in the local economy, click on the video link.

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