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Maine Roller Derby Double Header Bout May 16, 2015

Maine Roller Derby Double Header Bout May 16, 2015
Maine Roller Derby's All Stars the Port Authorities vs New Hampshire Roller Derby All Stars.  And for the B Teams, presenting MRD's Old Port Brigade vs Green Mountain Derby Dames Black Ice Brawlers at the Portland Expo on May 16, 2015.Date:  May 16, 2015Time: Doors open at 4; bout 1 at 5; bout 2 approximately 6:30Location:  Portland Expo, 239 Park Avenue, Portland, METickets:  Adult Advance Sale $12; Adult Door Sale $14; Child $5; 5 and under Free

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Sat, May 16th,
4:00pm to 8:30pm
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Maine Roller Derby's April Double Header

Maine Roller Derby's B Team vs Aroostook Roller Derby and the Port Authorities vs Bangor Roller Derby at the Portland Expo on April 25, 2015.Date:  April 25, 2015Time: Doors open at 4pm;      bout 1 approx 5pm; bout 2 approx 6:30pmLocation:  Portland Expo, 239 Park Avenue, Portland, METickets:  Adult Advance Sale $12; Adult Door Sale $14; Child $5; 5 and under Free
 
Buy Tickets:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1401176

Date: 
Sat, Apr 25th,
4:00pm to 8:30pm
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Business of Sports Symposium

Join Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino and the Maine Sports Commission at the first Business of Sports Symposium at USM’s Hannaford Hall on April 16th from 1-5pm. Mr. Lucchino and two panels of leading sports and business executives from the state will discuss how big time sports events can grow the Maine economy.
 
For more information contact the Maine Sports Commission - 207–485-5500 / mainesportscommission@gmail.com
Date: 
Thu, Apr 16th,
1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Casco Bay Cyclocross Race

The Bikeman.com Casco Bay Cyclocross race! A fun course in a unique & scenic venue just outside of downtown Portland, Maine. This year's beneficiary is The Friends of the Eastern Promenade.  Learn more at www.cascobaycross.com and register at https://www.bikereg.com/cascobaycross.  New for this year is a kid's race.  Mountain bikes welcome.  This is a beginner-friendly event.  Come and experience the most spectator-friendly and exciting bike race around!  Contact Strategic Racing + Training for more information at nicole@strategic-racing.com.

Date: 
Sun, Oct 19th,
8:30am to 4:00pm
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Casco Bay Cyclocross logo

Annual PBA League Championship

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) recently announced that Maine will be home to its annual PBA League championship competition for the first time in league history.  The three-day event will take place at Bayside Bowl in Portland from March 27 through 29.

 

The PBA, with over 4,300 members across 13 countries, is known as the major league of bowling in the world. Players will compete for $250,000 in prize money. League promoters say the event will draw national attention, as PBA ESPN events reach 550,000+ viewers per broadcast. State and local tourism officials expect this event will deliver an estimated $1.5 million contribution to the local economy. 

Date: 
Fri, Mar 27th (All day) to Sun, Mar 29th (All day)
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Santa Hustle New England

Be a part of one of the largest growing race series as thousands of Santas will hit the streets of Portland, ME at the FIRST EVER Santa Hustle New England Half Marathon & 5

Registration opens in June!

See Portland, ME unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets.  Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much it more, it is all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. It is bound to be a Christmas tradition you do with your family and friends year after year.

And to make your jingle tingle, NEW for Santa Hustle this year includes a dri-fit men’s or women’s fit sweatshirt along with the Santa Hat and Beard.

So, if you like dressing like Santa Claus, enjoy dancing to some holiday music, devouring candy, and joining in on an epic after party then grab your favorite friends and friends, get in the holiday spirit, and make your way to the Santa Hustle 5k & Half Marathon.

Santa Hustle Race Series

People everywhere have fallen in love with the Santa Hustle Race Series! And once you participate, you will understand why the Santa Hustle has received national attention from major media outlets like the Travel Channel, ESPN, and the Rachel Ray Show!

Every participant will receive a Santa hat, beard, and a newly designed Santa Hustle dri-fit sweatshirt to wear while running. With outrageous holiday decorations, festive music, and a large after party!

For more information, click here:

Date: 
Sun, Nov 22nd (All day)
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Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon

 

Race Director: Erik Boucher

The Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon & 5k is Portland’s premier summertime running event that cuts through the heart of the Old Port district and West End neighborhood and features sweeping views of the Casco Bay its many islands, ferries, sailboats, lobster boats, tug boats, and paddlers, the Presumpscot River, the City of Portland skyline, and the Back Cove. The event is hosted from Portland’s Ocean Gateway Terminal, a busy facility on the waterfront with daily ferry service to Canada.Founded in 2011 the event has attracted participants from 42 different states and 3 Canadian provinces. In 2012 the event sold out (1,600 participants) on May 20th. In 2013 the event sold out (3,000 participants) on May 7th.
A runner’s safety tops the list of priorities in the planning and execution of the event. The event has been organized with an awareness of its impact on the environment, the movements of local residents, the economic development of local businesses, and the benefit of non-profit organizations.

Date: 
Sat, Jul 11th (All day) to Sun, Jul 12th (All day)
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Craft Brew Race

GENERAL INFORMATION
WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS THING?
The Craft Brew Races is a 5k road race followed by a local craft beer festival. The series will have six stops in 2014 with a race in each New England state. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in the 5k. The post race beer festival will be open to non-runners as well and separate ticket is available on our website. The craft beer festival will be held immediately following the race featuring 20+ local breweries. This is a 21+ event.
The festival will feature not only great local beer, but local food vendors and live music as well.
DATE & LOCATION
The Portland event will be held on May 24 with the start, finish and Brew Fest all taking place at the Portland Expo Building in downtown Portland, Maine.

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Sat, May 24th (All day)
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Rich Wilson Presentation

Vendee Globe sailor Rich Wilson will talk to us about the ordeals of the race, what kept him going, and his vision to use his real life experience as an educational opportunity for school age kids. Guaranteed to be a fascinating presentation for those with an interest in education, sailing, physiology, or simply those who enjoy a story of adventure. You won't want to miss this!

  • Purchase your ticket early and save $25.  Early bird registration of $75 ends March 17, 2014
  • Price after March 17th is $100 per person.  
  • Gather your friends and purchase an entire table before the early bird special deadline.
  • Appetizers, Deserts and Open Bar
Date: 
Thu, Mar 27th,
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Maine Roller Derby Double Header

Maine Roller Derby's Port Authorities will take on the Rideau Valley Vixens, while the Calamity Jane's will fight it out against Upper Valley! 
 
More information to come for this exciting double header!
 
 
 
http://mainerollerderby.com/

Date: 
Sat, May 17th,
5:00pm to 9:00pm
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