Hey, sports fans, Southern Delaware offers events to round out your visit!
Georgetown Speedway: Georgetown Speedway is located at the intersection of heavily traveled Route 113 and Speedway Road in Georgetown, Delaware: a 40-minute drive from Ocean City, Md., and just miles from the popular Delaware beaches. Constructed in 1949 by businessman and auto racing pioneer Melvin L. Joseph, Georgetown Speedway is not only an historic landmark in Delaware, but is well-known across the country for its role in the development of stock car racing as it is known today. Georgetown Speedway features a fast, half-mile clay oval that produces high speeds and thrilling racing action. The facility has spacious grandstands, ample parking, a large, flat pit area, room for overnight camping and more. BD Motorsports Media LLC is managing the speedway’s operations in 2017 and beyond. A special-events schedule of high-profile programs is planned to bring some of the region’s top talent to Sussex County, Delaware.
Sports at the Beach: Sports at the Beach is a premier facility for Youth Baseball Tournaments, indoor/outdoor sports, and community recreation. Our state-of-the-art complex covers nearly 100 acres and is located near Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. We feature sixteen baseball fields; on-site accommodations for coaches, teams, and families; Pro Shop and Welcome Center; three concessions stands; our brand-new Indoor Academy facility; two playgrounds; a swimming pool/sun deck...and much more! Over the course of the 2017 season, Sports at the Beach will host 40+ youth baseball tournaments for local and travel teams, with age divisions ranging from 8U to 17 & Over.
Senior League World Series Softball: The schedule of games is posted in the Schedule section of their web site. The Senior League Softball World Series is for girls, ages 14 - 16. The Lower Sussex Little League Complex is located at the Pyle Center in Sussex County Delaware, and is also the site for the Senior League Softball World Series. Seating is on first-come, first-served basis. As always, admission is free. Bruce Layton Field, the Championship field seats about 700 with additional seating available around the outside of the field.
Slam Dunk to the Beach: One of the premier high school basketball tournaments in the country, played at Cape Henlopen High School between Christmas and New Years.
Escape to Lewes Open Water Classic: The Delaware Breakwater in the National Harbor of Refuge serves as the backdrop for this amazing open water swimming event in Lewes. Swimmers of all ability levels will test their skills in a one of a kind event! All they have to do is jump 12 feet off of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry!
Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding: Join us to watch the top amateur Skimboarders in the world take on Dewey Beach's famous shore break! Music, art, and give-a-ways! A fun beach event for all ages!
Southside Shootout: Alley-Oop presents the South Side Shoot Out Pro/Am Skimboarding competition, part of the Skim USA and United Skim Tour. Watch the best skimboarders in the world take on Delaware's famous shorebreak!
Delaware International Speedway: The Delaware Motorsports Complex in Delmar is home to the U.S. 13 Dragway, Delaware International Speedway, and the U.S. 13 Kart Track. The Complex provides exciting drag racing and dirt track stock car racing events from February through November, with Saturday night events at the speedway and Friday or Sunday evening races at the dragway.