Host an Event at Smith River Sports Complex
We are located right on the VA/NC border and within a half a day's drive of more than half the East Coast Population. We are centrally located halfway between Roanoke, VA and Greensboro, NC. We are located within a 3 hours drive of; Richmond, Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, Raleigh, Charlotte, and others as well as 5 hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD, Lexington, KY, Nashville, TN, and Columbia, SC. Our facility is located right along route 58 which runs from east to west in the VA and close to route 220 which runs from north to south from VA down to SC. We have 2 airports within a 45 minute our drive of our facility.
We have 6 fields (2 field turf, & 3 Bermuda and 1 fescue) 5 have state of the art Musco lighting. Each one of our fields from sideline to sideline, baseline to baseline is 135 x 85 yards, with the grass fields being a bit larger. The Bermuda fields are fully irrigated and all of our fields have exceptional drainage and drain upwards of 10-12 inches of water per hour. This has allowed us to have never had a rained out event. We have stadium seating overlooking both field turf fields.
We have a legacy courtyard that includes full restrooms, full service concession stand, and a meeting room that has two private restrooms that is often used as a hospitality room for our events. We also have an open area with picnic tables as well as two picnic shelters. We have paved parking for 450 vehicles and overflow parking for another 600-800. Our playground is state of the art and offers families with little ones enjoying our events a place to pass the time and enjoy themselves.
We have numerous golf carts, tents, tables, chairs, coolers, a portable sound system, portable press box, wireless scoreboards on each championship field, and many more amenities.
We have hosted a number of tournaments and events of all sizes and have had participants & visitors from over 25 States and 18 countries. We have hosted 70 team youth soccer tournaments, NCAA events as well as the 2015 NJCAA Division 1 Men's Soccer National Championships. We have hosted soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, football, ultimate, flag football, cross country meets and other special events to rave reviews.
The SRSC staff is ready to assist you in planning your next event! Our staff will assist with booking hotels and attractions through our visitors center, organize proposals, arrange site visits, assist with publicity/promotion, provide informational materials for teams and visitors, add a free customizable tournament page within our website, provide volunteers and tailored services to meet your specific needs. During your event we can also assist in creating a hospitality area and help organize food and drinks for event staff.
For local tourism information please visit the Martinsville-Henry County Tourism website at www.VisitMartinsville.com
Houston Stutz, Director of Operations
276-638-5200 ext. 2
Smith River Sports Complex
1000 Irisburg Road
Axton, VA 24054