Year after year, these sporting events keep Delaware cheering
Ready for some lightning-fast cycling action? Want to see some of the nation’s best softball players during your next Delaware beach vacation, or enjoy your own cycling fun in the scenic Amish countryside? Delaware has a selection of exciting “evergreen” sporting events with perennial appeal – check the Sports Events of our event listings to find one that makes you stand up and cheer.
Senior League Softball World Series (Lower Sussex Softball Complex, Roxana, DE): This seven-day tournament each August features the best of the best in women’s Senior League softball. Games are frequently televised on ESPN, and the tournament is conveniently located near the beautiful Delaware beaches.
Beast of the East National Wrestling Tournament (Bob Carpenter Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE): Sponsored and organized by the Delaware Wrestling Alliance, this is the top high school scholastic tournament in the country, attracting college recruiters to Delaware each December.
Wilmington Grand Prix Bike Race (Wilmington, DE): As the state’s premier professional bicycling event, this USA Cycling National Racing calendar event features three days of thrilling action each May.
Amish Country Bike Tour (near Dover, Kent County): Take a bike ride through Delaware’s beautiful Amish countryside, sampling the community’s baked goods at the Amish Schoolhouse food stop. Held the first Saturday after Labor Day, and suitable for all ages and abilities.