Syracuse Sports Corp

The Syracuse Sports Corporation (SSC), one of the first sports commissions in the U.S., was established in the mid-1980s. SSC has grown and developed in cooperation with the CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity and Visit Syrqacuse. The SSC has valuable experience and expertise in the planning, managing, organizing and staging of all sorts of sports events. SSC is the area's clear leader in successfully arranging events like yours.  Knowledgeable sports business professionals and experienced volunteers to assist you with every aspect of your event including:


  •     Logistical planning
  •      Scheduling
  •      Economic impact evaluation
  •      Viability and liability consultations
  •      Connections between you and facilities
  •      Networking
  •      Marketing and promotions
  •      Assistance in developing sponsorship contacts and packages


The Board You Can Count On

The Syracuse Sports Corporation Board is comprised of community-minded individuals from a variety of prestigious organizations and institutions throughout Central New York providing complimentary services to your organization. Our experience and talents can favorably impact the events we are involved in. These organizations and institutions include:


  • Syracuse University, Le Moyne College, SUNY ESF and Onondaga Community College
  • Syracuse Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • The Oncenter
  • The City of Syracuse and the County of Onondaga
  • Media/PR Affiliations
  • Syracuse Chiefs
  • Syracuse Hospitality Community
  • Section III Athletics


Get the ball rolling! Contact the Sports Development Office at the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau today at 315-470-1826 or


Syracuse Sports Corporation

Syracuse takes the lead when it comes to sporting events. Located at the intersection of Interstates 81 and 90, Syracuse is a major crossroads in Central New York. Our top-notch facilities can accommodate events of all types during all four seasons. National, regional and statewide level events are attracted to Syracuse's flexibility and community support. Some of our diverse venues include:


  • The Carrier Dome

  • NBT Bank Stadium

  • The Oncenter

  • The SRC Arena at OCC

  • Numerous high-level, multi-sport high school athletic

  • A variety of multi-season outdoor parks and venues that can accommodate a events such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, cycling and fishing.

What Syracuse Has to Offer...

Rewarding Excellence in Our Sports Community

The Syracuse Sports Corporation recognizes local high school athletes and individuals for their devotion to the Central New York Sports Community. The "Believe to Achieve" awards program honors superior athletic talent and noteworthy achievements among local athletes. Every season, the awards are given out in the following categories:

  • Individual Male and Female Athletes
  • Active Coach
  • Active Male and Female Teams
  • Excellence in Sportsmanship


These awards mark the depth of commitment individuals and teams dedicate to our athletic community. To make a nomination for the "Believe to Achieve" awards, contact Jeff Mickle.


Sports Corp Award

Jeff Mickle

Sports Development Director