Lakepoint Sports to Host Sports + Outdoors Academy “Walk of Champions” Weekend March 25-27


LakePoint Sports, the nation’s premier youth travel and sports destination, is hosting the sold-out Academy Sports + Outdoors “Walk of Champions” weekend, Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27.

Demand to compete on the LakePoint campus is at an all-time high as elite travel and youth sports athletes seek to play in state-of-the-art venues, using the best of technology to improve their skills and get noticed by college and professional coaches. scouts.

“Elite travel sports athletes understand that competing at LakePoint Sports during the Sports + Outdoors Academy ‘Walk of Champions’ weekend means they have the opportunity to be seen by college coaches and professional scouts,” said David Pate, chief marketing officer at LakePoint Sports. . “Coaches and scouts regularly tune into LakePoint Live, powered by PlaySight, our state-of-the-art live streaming platform.”

Between RYZE Hoops, Prep Baseball Report Tournaments, NFL FLAG and Rally Volleyball, this weekend will feature top travel and youth sports athletes from across the country.

“We are thrilled to have Academy Sports + Outdoors as the title sponsor for this action-packed weekend,” said Greg Barckhoff, executive vice president of partnerships and marketing at LakePoint Sports. As one of the nation’s largest sporting and outdoor stores, Academy Sports + Outdoors offers our travel athletes an exclusive mobile discount that provides them with the best gear before the competition. Additionally, this weekend will feature DJs, partner promotions, food and drink specials, a live broadcast from the Southeast’s #1 sports radio station, 680 the Fan, and Moreover.

The RYZE hoops Tip Off Classic highlights the “March of Champions” weekend. It kicks off on March 26 and will feature nationally ranked four- and five-star players, such as Isaiah Collier (Wheeler High School Class of 2023) and Stephon Castle (Newton High School Class of 2023). Most gamers are still eyeing offers, and several Power 5 college programs will tune in to watch the action via LakePoint Live, powered by PlaySight. Division I coaches will not attend due to NCAA recruiting rules. However, Division II and III coaches will be on campus to see the players show off their skills.

The LakePoint Baseball Village will host two events this weekend, the Baseball Readiness Report (PBR) National High School Select and Prep Baseball Report Tournaments (PBRT) Georgia Major Elite. The National High School Select will feature several elite players on the radars of professional scouts and college coaches, including several Power 5 colleges. The Georgia Major Elite will offer travel teams 14 and under the chance to see how they measure themselves against the rising stars of state travel.

New to the “March of Champions” weekend this year, NFL FLAG will kick off Georgia’s Friday Night Lights series, consisting of more than 20 weekends throughout the year, at the LakePoint Multi-purpose Fields Complex. NFL FLAG, powered by Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX), is the premier flag football organization in youth sports.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Friday Night Lights Series to Georgia for the first time at the LakePoint Multi-Purpose Court Complex,” said RCX Sports CEO Izell Reece. “It will allow us to continue our mission and encourage more of today’s young people to play football.”

Plus, the newly renovated multi-purpose field complex will feature the top soccer clubs in the Southeast on Saturday and Sunday.

Each of LakePoint’s four state-of-the-art locations will be in action as Rally volleyball will host the Southeast’s top beach volleyball players at the LakePoint Beach Volleyball Pavilion this weekend as part of its Spring Dreams Tournament.

Fans, scouts, coaches and media can follow all the action via LakePoint Live, powered by PlaySight. LakePoint Live offers more than 130 HD cameras on campus with more than 70 cameras in the Champions Center and 56 cameras on all eight major league-sized baseball fields (seven/field) and multiple angles per field or pitch for capture the action live or download to watch later. For details, see

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