Tag: Sports

Venue Spotlight: Sports Performance Center at Texas Tech University

Texas Tech

As a part of The Campaign for Fearless Champions, Texas Tech Athletics envisioned an indoor performance venue that could host highly-competitive meets and provide a facility for the athletes to train.  As one of only three indoor track facilities in Texas, The Sports Performance Center offers athletes a 200-meter banked track, 100-yard football field, an

Three Individual Sports Competitions You Can Host in Lubbock

LBK Triathlon

With first-rate venues, ease of transportation, an abundance shopping and entertainment and nearly than 1,000 restaurants, Lubbock is a premier destination for team and solo competitions. Check out these three sporting events that are perfect for hosting in the “Hub City.” Triathlons Lubbock’s own Buffalo Springs Lake is the perfect destination for triathlons, as the spring-fed

10 Places to Go After a Texas Tech Football Game

A cloud of smoke appears, excitement builds and a black horse races across the field with the Masked Rider gripping the reins with one hand and holding her “Guns Up” with the other. The Red Raiders charge the field, greeted by 60,000 screaming fans. It’s true when people say there is nothing like game day

Six Group-Friendly Casual Spots for Your Next Event

After a long day of competing on the field or cheering in the stands, there’s nothing better than a delicious meal. But if you are traveling with a large group, it can get difficult arranging enough space to keep everyone together. In the “Hub City,” there is an array of restaurants that can accommodate large

Liven Up Your Next Event in the “Hub City”

As any good conference planner knows, the time set aside for group activities needs to be unique to the location and interesting for your attendees.  Not everyone may join a 6 a.m. yoga session (although we have every intention to), so we’ve provided a few suggestions for additional activities during your next event in Lubbock. But

How to Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions While Visiting Lubbock

As we are licking the crumbs off of our pecan pie pans, finishing off our holiday leftovers and pouring the last drops of eggnog, we look forward to all the possibilities of a fresh start in a new year. Not only is the holiday season a time of joy, it’s a great time to reflect

6 Reasons We’re Thankful for Lubbock

Thanksgiving includes so many things we love, family, friends and the obvious, food. Here at Visit Lubbock, we’re especially thankful for this great city we call home and the community that makes it such a wonderful place to live and visit. Here are just a few reasons we’re thankful for the “Hub City” this year.

Why Lubbock is the Perfect Place for Your Next Gymnastics Event

Lubbock has long been a top destination for traditional Texas pastimes like football and softball, but it is quickly gaining notoriety for another sport: gymnastics. In the last few years, Lubbock has hosted Olympic gymnasts, regional championships and USA Gymnastics-sanctioned competitions at its venues, which are well-equipped for such events. Needless to say, Lubbock is

Reasons Why Lubbock is a Top Football Town in Texas

Football season is the best time of year in a college town, but in Lubbock it’s everything. Each Saturday you can expect to see thousands of fans decked in their red and black game day gear invading every nook and cranny of Northeast Lubbock, and the energy is contagious. Often hailed as one of the best

New in Lubbock – April 2016

Lubbock’s April openings will have your inner child jumping for joy. We have new spots to get a sugar rush and just the place to burn off all that energy. Crave. A Dessert Bar This Lubbock original is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. You can’t go wrong dipping fruit, brownies, cakes and more in