Puerto Vallarta's International Sports Classic

Puerto Vallarta's International Sports Classic

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board
May 8 2013

Offering free admission since its inception in 1990 as a non-profit event thanks to the sponsorship of the City of Puerto Vallarta and the Sheraton Buganvilias Hotel, the International Sports Classic began and continues to be a recreational event for the community. It features basketball games with retired professional basketball players, as well as a whole variety of soccer matches (Copa Vallarta was born from the Sports Classic). The public is invited to enjoy watching the local and NBA veterans play.

The following events will take place:

Basketball: games with players and ex-players of the NBA, as well as top notch local teams. This year they have added the participation of youth teams. The games will be held in the gymnasium and at the open air basketball courts of the Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Complex.

Soccer: games featuring more than 120 children’s and youth teams. To be held at the Sports Complex (Stadium) fields as well as at other soccer fields across Puerto Vallarta. Free admission to the games.

Seminar: The Canadian Consul in Guadalajara will give a conference on “Studying in Canada,” and there will be representatives from Mexico’s offices of education for the provinces of Alberta and Ontario. The appointment is Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Expo Room at the Sheraton Buganvilias Hotel. Admission is free with limited seating.

This year the event will take place May 17th through 19th. Along with promoting sports, the event makes for an unforgettable vacation with friends, family, and local athletes from Mexico, the U.S., and Canada.

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