2021 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 16-18, 2021
City of Oaks Challenge (postponed—May 1-2)
Raleigh Convention Center & Triangle Volleyball Club (Wake Competition Center)
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January 23, 2021
NCHSAA Volleyball State Championships
Green Level High School
10:30am - 2A; 1pm - 1A; 3:30pm - 4A; 6pm - 3A
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January 23-24, 2021
Oak City Friendlies presented by GRSA (canceled)
NCFC Youth
WRAL Soccer Park
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January 30-31, 2021
All Star Challenge (relocated)
Return to Atlantis (cheer & dance)
Raleigh Convention Center
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February

February 6-13, 2021
Krispy Kreme Challenge
Virtual
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February 10-13, 2021
NCHSAA Swimming & Diving State Championships
Triangle Aquatic Center (Swimming) & Pullen Aquatic Center (Diving)
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February 20, 2021
Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ (postponed—TBD)
Hosted by the Carolina Hurricanes
Carter-Finley Stadium (NCSU)
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February 25-28, 2021
North Carolina Swimming Age Group Championships
Triangle Aquatic Center
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February 27-28, 2021
MAPL Raleigh (volleyball)
Raleigh Convention Center & Triangle Volleyball Club (Wake Competition Center)
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February 28, 2021
ACC Wrestling Championship
Hosted by NC State
James T. Valvano Arena at William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (NCSU)
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March

March 4-7, 2021
USA Swimming ESSZ Senior Sectionals
Triangle Aquatic Center
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March 5-7, 2021
Rumble in Raleigh Invite - Gymnastics (canceled)
Raleigh Convention Center (Hall C)
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March 5-8, 2021
D-II Challenge VS Cancer (canceled)
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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March 6, 2021
Umstead Trail Marathon (canceled)
William B. Umstead State Park
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March 11-14, 2021
ESSZ Age Group Sectionals
Triangle Aquatic Center
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March 19 & 21, 2021
NCAA Division I Men's Basketball First/Second Rounds (relocated)
PNC Arena
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March 21, 2021
Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon (postponed—TBD)
American Tobacco Trail, Cary
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March 24-27, 2021
USA Baseball National High School Invitational (canceled)
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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March 26-27, 2021
NCHSAA Men's & Women's Lacrosse State Championships
Cardinal Gibbons High School
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March 26-27, 2021
NCHSAA Men's Soccer State Championships
WakeMed Soccer Park
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April

April 8-11, 2021
TITAN Long Course Premier Meet
Triangle Aquatic Center
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April 9-10, 2021
Stitch Intercollegiate (golf)
MacGregor Downs Country Club
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April 9-11, 2021
NC-USA Gymnastics XCEL State Championships (canceled)
Raleigh Convention Center
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April 9-11, 2021
Deep South Classic (postponed—TBD)
Raleigh Convention Center
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April 9-14, 2021
Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour
General Tire HEAVY HITTERS
Falls Lake, Jordan Lake & Shearon Harris Reservoir
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April 15-18, 2021
AJGA Junior at 12 Oaks
The Club at 12 Oaks, Holly Springs
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April 23-24, 2021
Lake Wheeler Invitational
Co-hosted by Duke Rowing & UNC Rowing
Lake Wheeler
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April 24, 2021
North Carolina Spring Classic 8K & 16K
Holly Springs
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April 27-May 2, 2021
NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Soccer Championships  First/Second Rounds
First Round: Women, April 27-28; Men, April 29
Second Round: Women, April 30-May 1; Men, May 2
WakeMed Soccer Park & multiple sites
NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Information
NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Information

April 29-May 2, 2021
Collegiate Esports National Championship (postponed—TBD)
Raleigh Convention Center
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May

May 1-2, 2021
City of Oaks Challenge (new dates)
Raleigh Convention Center & Triangle Volleyball Club (Wake Competition Center)
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May 4-10, 2021
NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Soccer Championships — Third Round/Quarterfinals
Third Round: Women, May 5; Men, May 6
Quarterfinals: Women, May 9; Men, May 10
WakeMed Soccer Park
NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Information
NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Information

May 11-16, 2021
Senior Softball-USA Atlantic Coast Championships
Walnut Creek Softball Complex
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May 13-15, 2021
ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Hosted by NC State
Paul Derr Track & Field Facility
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May 13-17, 2021
NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Soccer Championships — College Cup
Semifinals: Women, May 13; Men, May 14
National Championships: May 17
WakeMed Soccer Park
NCAA Men's College Cup Information
NCAA Women's College Cup Information

May 15-16, 2021
Carolina Grand Slam BNQ
USAV National Junior Beach Volleyball
Southern Sand Volleyball Complex
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June

June 2021
BODYARMOR State Games of North Carolina
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June 3-6, 2021
REX Hospital Open
Korn Ferry Tour
Country Club at Wakefield Plantation
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June 5-12, 2021
NCAA Division II Baseball Championship
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 11-13, 2021
TYR Triangle Classic
Triangle Aquatic Center
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June 16-20, 2021
USA Baseball 14U National Team Championships North Carolina
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 17-20, 2021
USA Baseball 10U Futures Invitational
Thomas Brooks Park
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June 20-28, 2021
MLB Draft Combine
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 22-25, 2021
USA Baseball 17U National Team Championships North Carolina
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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June 24-27, 2021
USA Baseball 11U Futures Invitational
Thomas Brooks Park & Middle Creek Park
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June 27-July 1, 2021
USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships North Carolina
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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July

July 8-12, 2021
USA Baseball 16U National Team Championships North Carolina
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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July 15-18, 2021
NC Swimming Age Group Championship
Triangle Aquatic Center
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July 22-August 1, 2021
USA Baseball PDP League
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August

August 6, 2021
Sir Walter Miler
Meredith College
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August 6-8, 2021
TITANS Long Course Closeout
Triangle Aquatic Center
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August 11-15, 2021
USA Baseball 15U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August 11-15, 2021
USA Baseball 16U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August 18-22, 2021
USA Baseball 12U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August 18-22, 2021
USA Baseball 13U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August 25-29, 2021
USA Baseball 11U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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August 25-29, 2021
USA Baseball 14U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Champions Cup
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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September

September 17-18, 2021
adidas XC Challenge
WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course
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October

October 7-10, 2021
PVA Wheelchair Rugby Invitational
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Raleigh Convention Center
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October 11-17, 2021
SAS Championship
Prestonwood Country Club
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November

November 6-7, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Girls Junior Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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November 7, 2021
City of Oaks Marathon
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November 13-14, 2021
North Carolina LaxFest
Ting Park & Parrish Womble Park
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November 13-14, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Boys Junior Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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November 19-21, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Girls College Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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December

December 10-12, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Boys College Showcase
WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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December 10 & 12, 2021
NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Sahlen's Stadium, WakeMed Soccer Park
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visitRaleigh.com Showcase Series

November 6-7, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Girls Junior Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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November 13-14, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Boys Junior Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
Click for Website

November 19-21, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Girls College Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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December 10-12, 2021
visitRaleigh.com Boys College Showcase

WRAL Soccer Park & multiple sites
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