2018 Sports Calendar

This calendar features selected major sporting events scheduled for Greater Raleigh. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all sporting events in the area. In addition, this calendar does not include regular season games hosted by local sports teams, such as the Carolina Hurricanes, N.C. State University, North Carolina FC, North Carolina Courage or the Carolina Mudcats. Please visit those respective websites for complete home schedules.

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December


January

January 13-15, 2018
City of Oaks Challenge (Volleyball)
Raleigh Convention Center
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January 26-28, 2018
N.C. Youth Soccer (NCYSA) Symposium

Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown
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January 27, 2018
Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders Carolina Cheerleading Championships
North Raleigh Christian Academy
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January 27-28, 2018
All Star Challenge
Cheer & Dance
Raleigh Convention Center
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January 27-28, 2018
Oak City Friendlies presented by GRSA
WRAL Soccer Park
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February

February 3, 2018
Krispy Kreme Challenge
Start/finish: NCSU Memorial Belltower
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February 7-9, 2018
NCHSAA Diving State Championships
Pullen Aquatic Center
Click for Website

February 8-10, 2018
NCHSAA Swimming State Championships
Triangle Aquatic Center
Click for Website

February 10-11, 2018
Southeastern Regional Conference Roller Hockey League Tournament
XL Sports World
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February 22, 2018
Atlantic Coast Showcase (Ultimate)
Method Road Complex
NCSU vs. Duke (6pm - Men, 7:45pm - Women)
Click for Website

February 23-25, 2018
Penn State Invitational
USA Baseball National Training Complex
Click for Website

February 23-25, 2018
Grand Slam Triangle Classic
Thomas Brooks Park
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February 24-25, 2018
HoopState Invitational Tournament 1 by Big Shots & Team Wall
Various Gyms across Wake County
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March

March 1, 2018
Atlantic Coast Showcase (Ultimate)
Method Road Complex
NCSU vs. UNCW (6pm - Women, 7:45pm - Men)
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March 2-4, 2018
Army Baseball Classic

USA Baseball National Training Complex
Click for Website

March 3, 2018
Umstead Trail Marathon

William B. Umstead State Park
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March 8-11, 2018
USA Swimming Spring Senior Sectionals
Triangle Aquatic Center
Click for Website

March 9-11, 2018
NTC Division II Baseball Challenge

USA Baseball NTC
Click for Website

March 9-11, 2018
Shaw Softball Challenge

Thomas Brooks Park
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March 10, 2018
NCHSAA Basketball State Championships
Reynolds Coliseum (NCSU)
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March 10-11, 2018
MAPL Raleigh (Volleyball)
Raleigh Convention Center & Triangle Volleyball Club
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March 16, 2018
Atlantic Coast Showcase (Ultimate)
Method Road Complex
NCSU vs. UVA (6pm - Men, 7:45pm - Women)
Click for Website

March 16 & 18, 2018
NCAA Women's Basketball 1st/2nd Rounds
Reynolds Coliseum (NCSU)
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March 16-19, 2018
USTA Southern Level 1A Championship BG 12 & 14 (Nat L4)

Cary Tennis Park
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March 16-19, 2018
USTA Southern Level 1A Championships BG 16 & 18 (Nat L4)

Millbrook Exchange Park
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March 18, 2018
Tobacco Road Marathon & Half Marathon
American Tobacco Trail, Cary
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March 20, 2018
Atlantic Coast Showcase (Ultimate)
Method Road Complex
NCSU vs. UNC (6pm - Women, 7:45pm - Men)
Click for Website

March 27, 2018
U.S. Men's National Team vs. Paraguay
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
7pm
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March 28-31, 2018
USA Baseball National High School Invitational

USA Baseball NTC
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March 29-April 1, 2018
Butterfly Cary Cup Tournament

Triangle Table Tennis
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April

April 7, 2018
NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regional
Reynolds Coliseum (NCSU)
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April 7-8, 2018
Big Shots North Carolina Tip Off
Various Gyms across Wake County
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April 7-8, 2018
Rock 'n' Roll Raleigh Half Marathon & 5K
Downtown Raleigh & Dix Park
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April 13-15, 2018
Stitch Intercollegiate (golf)
MacGregor Downs Country Club
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April 19-22, 2018
Deep South Classic
Raleigh Convention Center
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April 25-29, 2018
ACC Men's & Women's Tennis Championships
Cary Tennis Park
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May

May 5-6, 2018
IFBB Professional League/Champions of Power and Grace
Raleigh Convention Center
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May 11-12, 2018
NCHSAA Men's Individual Tennis State Championships
Cary Tennis Park & Millbrook Exchange Park
Click for Website

May 11-13, 2018
TORHS 2Hot4Ice Regional Qualifier
XL Sports World
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May 12-13, 2018
Carolina Region BNQ/Carolina Grand Slam

Southern Sand Volleyball
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May 14-16, 2018
NCAA Division I Men's Golf Regional
Lonnie Poole Golf Course (NCSU)
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May 17-20, 2018
NCAA Division III Baseball South Regional
Hosted by William Peace University

Ting Stadium
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May 18-19, 2018
NCHSAA Men's & Women's Lacrosse State Championships
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
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May 25-31, 2018
National Club Baseball Association Division I World Series
Ting Stadium
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May 26, 2018
NCHSAA Women's Soccer State Championships
Dail Soccer Field (NCSU)
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May 26-27, 2018
National Black Heritage Championship Swim Meet
Triangle Aquatic Center
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May 26-June 2, 2018
NCAA Division II Baseball Championship
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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May 31-June 3, 2018
Rex Hospital Open
TPC Wakefield Plantation
Click for Website
 

June

June 1-2, 2018
NCHSAA Softball State Championships
Dail Softball Stadium (NCSU)
4A Championship (Jack Britt vs. South Caldwell)
1A Championship (Louisburg vs. Alleghany)
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June 1-2, 2018
NCHSAA Baseball State Championships
Five County Stadium
2A Championship (Whitefield vs. Ledford)
4A Championship (Ardrey Kell vs. Fuquay-Varina)
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June 1-4, 2018
NCAA Raleigh Regional (Baseball), hosted by North Carolina State University
Doak Field at Dail Park (NCSU)
Friday - 2pm: #3 Northeastern vs. #2 Auburn; 7pm: #4 Army vs. #1 NC State
Saturday - 2pm, 7pm
Sunday - 2pm, 7pm
Monday - 7pm (if necessary)
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June 2-3, 2018
Big Shots Raleigh June Classic
Various Gyms across Wake County
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June 3, 2018
Shootout For Soldiers Raleigh (Lacrosse)
Cardinal Gibbons High School
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June 3, 2018
IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh
Jordan Lake, Wake County, Raleigh
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June 8-10, 2018
US Adult Soccer Association Region III National Cup

WRAL Soccer Park
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June 8-10, 2018
USA Baseball Women's National Open
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 12-14, 2018
USA Baseball Women's National Team Trials
USA Baseball National Training Complex and Ting Park
June 12: Stars vs. Stripes, 5:30pm, USA Baseball NTC
June 13: Stars vs. Stripes, 5:30pm, Ting Park
June 14: Stars vs. Stripes, 10am, USA Baseball NTC
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June 18-23, 2018
USA Baseball Tournament of Stars
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 19, 2018
Carolina League All-Star Classic
Five County Stadium
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June 21-24, 2018
USA Baseball 11U Futures Invitational

USA Baseball NTC and Thomas Brooks Park
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June 26, 2018
Sir Walter Running Pop Up Miles - Championship

Meredith College
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June 27, 2018
USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Coastal Plain League (CPL) Select
USA Baseball National Training Complex, Coleman Field
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June 28 & 29, 2018
USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Chinese Taipei (International Friendship Series)

USA Baseball National Training Complex, Coleman Field
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June 28-July 1, 2018
USA Baseball 10U Futures Invitational
USA Baseball NTC and Thomas Brooks Park
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June 30, 2018
Clash of the Carolinas (soccer)
WakeMed Soccer Park
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June 30-July 1, 2018
HoopState Invitational Tournament 2 by Big Shots & Team Wall
Various Gyms across Wake County
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July

July 1 & 2, 2018
USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Chinese Taipei (International Friendship Series)

USA Baseball National Training Complex, Coleman Field
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July 6-8, 2018
USA Baseball 14U Cup

USA Baseball NTC
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July 11-15, 2018
USA Archery JOAD National Target Championships
WRAL Soccer Park
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July 12-15, 2018
Atlantic Coast World Series (NC USSSA & VA USSSA)
Cary
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July 13-15, 2018
USA Baseball 16U Cup

USA Baseball NTC
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July 21-22, 2018
NC USSSA Girls Fastpitch Eastern Nationals
Thomas Brooks Park & Middle Creek Park
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July 23-27, 2018
USA Baseball 14U National Team Development Program
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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July 29-August 3, 2018
USA Baseball 15U National Team Trials
USA Baseball National Training Complex
Phase 1: July 29-31
Phase 2: August 1-3
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August

August 2-5, 2018
USA Swimming Futures Championships

Triangle Aquatic Center
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August 3, 2018
Sir Walter Miler

Meredith College
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August 3-7, 2018
USA Baseball 16U National Team Development Program

USA Baseball National Training Complex
Click for Website

August 4-7, 2018
USA Baseball 15U National Team Training

USA Baseball National Training Complex
Click for Website

August 8-12, 2018
USA Baseball 13U National Team Identification Series

USA Baseball NTC
Click for Website

August 15-19, 2018
USA Baseball 15U/16U National Team Identification Series

USA Baseball NTC
Click for Website

August 17-19, 2018
Senior Softball-USA Southern Championships

Parrish Womble Park
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August 22-26, 2018
USA Baseball 11U/14U/17U National Team Identification Series

USA Baseball NTC & Thomas Brooks Park
Click for Website

August 24-25, 2018
NCSCA Kick-Off Classic
WakeMed Soccer Park
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August 31-September 2, 2018
Orbit Bowling Tournament
AMF Pleasant Valley Bowling Center
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August 31-September 3, 2018
OneHockey Raleigh

Presented in partnership with the Carolina Eagles
Polar Ice House, Wake Forest
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September

Septemgber 1-2, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Showcase Qualifier
WRAL Soccer Park
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September 10-16, 2018
Atlantic Tire Championships

Cary Tennis Park
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September 14-15, 2018
adidas Cross Country Challenge

WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course
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*Cancelled

September 20-26, 2018
ICC Americas Sub Regional T20 World Cup Qualifier

Church Street Park - Cricket Ground
Matches held September 20, 21, 22, 23, 25 and 26
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September 22-26, 2018
North Carolina Senior Games State Finals

Multiple Sites
Sept. 22: Archery, Croquet, Table Tennis; Sept. 23: Cycling; Sept. 24-26: Bowling
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September 29, 2018
SailPack Women's Intercollegiate Regatta

Lake Crabtree
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October

October 4, 7 and 10, 2018
2018 Concacaf Women's Championship, Group A
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
Oct. 4: Trinidad & Tobago vs. Panama (5pm); USA vs. Mexico (7:30pm)
Oct. 7: Panama vs. USA (5pm); Mexico vs. Trinidad & Tobago (7:30pm)
Oct. 10: Panama vs. Mexico (5pm); Trinidad & Tobago vs. USA (7:30pm)
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October 5-7, 2018
ACCHL Stephen Russell Memorial Tournament

Polar Iceplex, Polar Ice House Garner, PNC Arena & more
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October 5-7, 2018
USTA Tennis on Campus Fall Invitational

Cary Tennis Park
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October 5-8, 2018
North Carolina Senior Games State Finals

Thomas Brooks Park
Softball Championships
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October 6, 2018
Great American Cross Country Festival
WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course
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October 6, 2018
Big Shots NC Top 100
JD Lewis Center
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October 8-14, 2018
SAS Championship

Prestonwood Country Club
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October 26-27, 2018
NCHSAA Women's Individual Tennis State Championships
Cary Tennis Park & Millbrook Exchange Park
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November

November 2 & 4, 2018
ACC Women's Soccer Championship
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
Nov. 2: Semifinals at 5:30pm and 8pm
Nov. 4: Championship at 12pm
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November 3, 2018
NCHSAA Volleyball State Championships
Reynolds Coliseum
4A: 12pm; 1A: 2:30pm; 2A: 5pm; 3A: 7:30pm
Click for Website

November 3-4, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Girls Junior Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 4, 2018
City of Oaks Marathon

Start/Finish: NCSU Memorial Bell Tower
Click for Website

November 10-11, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Boys Junior Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 10-11, 2018
Raleigh LaxFest

Ting Park, Parrish Womble Park, Rocky Mount Sports Complex
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November 10-11, 2018
NC USSSA Winter World Series

Middle Creek Park, Thomas Brooks Park, South Garner Park
Click for Website

November 11, 2018
ACC Men's Soccer Championship

Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
12pm
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November 16-18, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Boys College Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 17, 2018
NCHSAA Men's Soccer State Championships
Dail Soccer Field (NCSU)
11am; 2pm; 5pm; 8pm
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November 24, 2018
Nike Cross Regionals Southeast

WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course
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November 24-25, 2018
Downtown Urban Open Disc Golf Tournament

Cary (Downtown)
Nov. 24: Doubles & Open Play; Nov. 25: DUO Tournament
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November 30-December 2, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Girls College Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 30, 2018
NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship - Semifinals
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
5pm; 7:30pm
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December

December 1, 2018
NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational
Raleigh Convention Center
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December 2, 2018
NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship - Final
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
1pm
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December 15, 2018
NCHSAA Football State Championships
Carter-Finley Stadium (NCSU)
11am; 2:30pm; 6pm
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December 26-29, 2018
John Wall Family Foundation Holiday Invitational

Broughton High School & Cary Academy
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visitRaleigh.com Showcase Series

September 1-2, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Showcase Qualifier

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 3-4, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Girls Junior Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 10-11, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Boys Junior Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 16-18, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Boys College Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 30-December 2, 2018
visitRaleigh.com Girls College Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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