From the fast-paced action of futsal and volleyball to the high-energy excitement of basketball and pickleball, Atlantic City has a variety of venues and sport courts available to host thrilling sporting events. Whatever you're looking to host–a professional, collegiate, or high school tournament or a charity competition–these courts provide versatile spaces for every game.

With top-notch facilities and the vibrant atmosphere of Atlantic City as the backdrop, our city is an excellent choice for organizers aiming to plan successful and memorable sporting events. 

 

Basketball

Consider the Atlantic City Convention Center for your upcoming basketball tournament. With its impressive 500,000 square feet of contiguous space, the Center provides a comfortable and adaptable setting for players and fans. Its convenient catering and marketing services can assist you in creating a successful event.

Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall is another top basketball venue. The Hall has hosted prestigious events such as the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships for several years. With its location right on the iconic Boardwalk and a 141,000 square foot main arena that can seat over 14,000 people, it provides a spectacular setting for thrilling basketball action right in the heart of our city. 

Planners can also explore other venues, such as the Atlantic Cape Community College, Atlantic City High School, and the Milton & Betty Katz JCC, each offering distinct facilities to cater to various levels of competition.

Futsal

If your game is futsal, you’ll find a place for you here in Atlantic City, which has become a haven for the fast-paced, indoor soccer game. The Atlantic City Convention Center has played host to several U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Championships, offering spacious courts and top-notch facilities for teams to compete. 

Organizers appreciate the Convention Center's dedicated areas for players and spectators, along with reliable technology and helpful staff services. With its proven track record and commitment to quality facilities, Atlantic City is a smooth and comfortable choice for your next futsal match.

Pickleball 

The sport of pickleball is sweeping the nation, and there’s no better place to get in on the fun than on the pickleball court. The city recently hosted the world's largest indoor pickleball tournament, the USA Pickleball Indoor National Championships, at the Atlantic City Convention Center with over 700 competitors participating.

The Showboat Resort also recently opened its custom-built pickleball court, making it the first indoor court located on the Boardwalk. The court is available to hotel guests as well as the public.

Volleyball

Atlantic City is a rising star in the world of volleyball, offering both thrilling outdoor courts and impressive indoor facilities.

Atlantic City's pristine beaches boast dedicated courts for casual games or world-class tournaments. Prefer indoor play? The Atlantic City Convention Center has emerged as a premier East Coast volleyball destination. This spacious venue has hosted numerous tournaments, including the Boardwalk Block Party. This annual event draws thousands of college athletes and spectators for an end-of-year showdown ahead of nationals, with high-quality courts, ample space for players and fans, and a professional and comfortable experience.

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Plan a Sporting Event in Atlantic City 

If you're traveling with a large group or planning a tournament, consider booking one of Atlantic City's many beachfront hotels or resorts. Many offer direct access to the beach and stunning ocean views, making your getaway even more memorable.

This is just a glimpse of the thrilling sports scene in Atlantic City! Want to organize an event worthy of applause? Dive into our planner resources, explore our wealth of diverse sporting venues, and submit an RFP today.