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[4 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Ticket Request Line Opens for the Invictus Games Orlando 2016

The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 is less than 100 days away and fans can now make requests for tickets.
The games will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on May 8-12. The games bring together more than 500 competitors from 15 countries to compete in 10 sports including archery, cycling, indoor rowing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, and more.
The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members and were founded by Prince Harry in 2014 following his visit …

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[5 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Florida Cup Soccer Tournament Starts January 10 at the Walt Disney World Resort

The second annual Florida Cup soccer tournament kicks off January 10 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Some of the players expected at the tournament include Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho, who is playing for Fluminense FC and Renato Augusto, Chicharito Hernandez, the Mexican National team star playing for Bayer Leverkusen, the reigning Brazil League MVP who leads SC Corinthians, and Santa Fe’s Omar Perez.
Nine teams are playing in the Florida Cup this year – up from four teams in 2015 – including two-time …

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[23 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
Latin Baseball Festival Coming to Walt Disney World Resort November 20-22

The Latin Baseball Festival coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in November will feature two Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League Teams.
These games are the first time the Roberto Clemente League teams are playing regular-season games in the continental United States.
The event is also being touted as a “cultural affair” by Disney.
Before each game in the series fans will be able to take part in a festival that includes Latin-inspired entertainment, music, food, beverages, and other vendors.
After the last game on Saturday, November 21 there is also a …

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[28 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
2016 Night of Joy to be Hosted at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The 2016 Night of Joy will be hosted at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Christian music event has been held at the Magic Kingdom with concerts happening over the course of two nights. Guests have been able to enjoy the attractions at the Magic Kingdom during the concerts.
In 2016 the concerts will be held at indoor and outdoor venues at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and guests will also receive admission to the Magic Kingdom.
Disney says that the decision to …

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[11 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
2016 Florida Cup Soccer Tournament Coming to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The Florida Cup soccer tournament is once again coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2016.
Next year’s tournament will once again feature two-time FIFA World Champion SC Corinthians, four-time Brazilian Champion Fluminese FC, and Champions League club Bayer 04 Leverkusen. New for 2016 is the five-time German Cup Champion FC Schalke 04.
The 2016 Florida Cup will also include a panel discussion with club and league representatives covering soccer-related topics.
Next year’s tournament is part of a bigger relationship between Disney and 2SV Sports. The agreement between Disney and …

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Atlanta Braves Spring Training to Include Games Against Top Major League Teams

The Atlanta Braves are once again returning to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for their 2015 spring training season.
The Braves will be taking on some of the top teams from Major League Baseball during spring training including the National League East champion Washington Nationals on March 6, and the American League East champion Baltimore Orioles on April 2.
The Braves report for two weeks of training in mid-February and start play on March 4 against the New York Mets. The St. Louis Cardinals play the Braves on March 11 …

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[6 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Florida Cup Soccer Tournament Planned for January 2015 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

A new soccer event has been announced for the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2015.
The Florida Cup, created by 2SV Sports, will feature world-class soccer matches hosted by Disney Sports and Orlando City SC on January 15, 2015. The matches will be played at Disney and in Jacksonville, Florida.
Four Brazilian and German soccer teams will face each other in The Florida Cup matches. The teams represent the most successful nations from the FIFA World Cup. They will face each other in a double-header at the Wide World of …

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[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Looking to Fill 1,000 Jobs at Theme Parks and Hotels

The Walt Disney World Resort is looking for candidates to fill 1,000 part-time and full-time jobs.
The positions are available at the four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, two water parks, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Downtown Disney, and the resort hotels.
The job openings include parking attendants, reservations sales agents, bus drivers, housekeepers, quick service food positions, and more.
Cast members at Walt Disney World receive theme park admission and discounts at select merchandise, dining, and recreation locations at Walt Disney World. Additionally, full time cast members are eligible …

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[30 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
First-Ever WNBA Preseason Tournament to be Held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The first-ever WNBA Preseason Tournament tips off May 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The tournament will feature the defending champion Minnesota Lynx, in addition to the Chicago Sky, Indiana Fever, and Phoenix Mercury. The first game is at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 9.
The preseason tournament will include four games, a full slate of clinics, practices, and autograph sessions with WNBA players and coaches. The event is happening in conjunction with the AAU Spring Fling II girls basketball event, which is …

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[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces ‘The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest’ to Celebrate the Opening of the New Film ‘Million Dollar Arm’

To celebrate the release of the new film Million Dollar Arm, Disney is hosting The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest.
Amateur baseball pitchers are invited to qualify in the preliminary round of the Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland, or the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day at the Tribeca Family Festival in New York City. Contestants can be male or female, and must be at least 18 years old and residents of the United States.
The top three contestants from each tryout location – those who throw the …