Visit Johnstown PA | Sports Planner

Sports Planner

In recent years, Johnstown has become home to several major sports tournaments. The area boasts top-notch facilities and convenient lodging options. To learn more about hosting your event in Johnstown, contact our offices at 800-237-8590.

Baseball
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National AAABA Baseball Tournament

Future pros showcase their talent at one of the best amateur baseball tournaments in the country. 16-team, double-elimination tournament with players from the eastern and mid-western United States. Baltimore, Washington, and New Orleans teams are perennial contenders for the prestigious crown. Games played at area ball fields and Johnstown’s historic Point Stadium in early August.

Wrestling
Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Junior High State Championships

The top qualifying Junior High Wrestlers compete for State Titles in Johnstown, PA!

PA Power Wrestling – The Surge Wrestling Tournament

PA Power Wrestling, the leader in Pennsylvania Amateur Wrestling, is proud to host a Pennsylvania based pre-season tournament, which highlights the Keystone State’s depth of wrestling greatness.  The Surge by PA Power Wrestling is a unique opportunity for high school wrestlers to showcase the hard work they have put in over the summer – and earn a spot in PA Power Wrestling’s Pre-Season State Rankings.  It will also be a chance for rookies to prove their worth and earn a spot in PA Power Wrestling’s annual Top Incoming Freshman Report.

 

 

Cambria County Fall Brawl Weekend of Wrestling

Saturday - Youth Team Dual Championships for Teams K thru 8th Grade
Sunday - All Ages Individual Tournament. Online Registration Limited Entries.

ATV
Rock Run ATV Blast

Rock Run’s largest event which includes riding opportunities on 140+ miles of trails, skills competitions, concerts, camping, on-site manufacturers, vendors and more!

Rally at the Rock

Rally at the Rock offers riding, guided tours of the park, food, vendors and other entertainment. It’s a great weekend to spend in the mountains of Central Pennsylvania with your riding family. Rally at the Rock is always held the last weekend of September.

Hockey
Slapshot Cup Hockey Tournament

A weekend of tournament action in Johnstown’s own 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial! The arena’s lure as the home to the film Slapshot and its most recent designation as the 1st Kraft Hockeyville USA, attracts national and international competition. Three age divisions: 21 & over, A and B; 35 & over, A and B; 50 & over, A and B. New this year: Women’s Divisions!

Cycling
PA Interscholastic Cycling League – High Ground at J-Town

Join us at this hidden gem of mountain biking just outside of Johnstown, PA. Riders will be treated to some fun singletrack build and maintained by LHORBA and there will be plenty of spectating opportunities at this venue. Home to Johnstown BMX, this park has brought in two-wheeled competitors for many years.

Races & Runs
Path of the Flood Historic Races 5K, 12K & Half-Marathon

The Path of the Flood Historic Races allow runners to experience the historic 1889 Johnstown Flood in its entirety with the 14 Mile course, or in small sections of 5K or 8 Mile races. The course follows the Path of the Flood Trail, travels through Staple Bend Tunnel – the first railroad tunnel in the United States – and finishes at Peoples Natural Gas Park where you can see the historic Stone Bridge, still standing after stopping the majority of the flood’s energy. 

Ghost Town Trail Challenge – 32 mi., 16 mi., & 7.5 mi. Run/Hike

The Challenge is a 32-mile long (50k), endurance hike/run along the entire length of the Ghost Town Trail, DCNR's 2020 Trail of the Year, from Blairsville, PA to Ebensburg, PA. Participants begin at sunrise and are challenged to complete the entire 32 miles by foot before sundown. This is not a race, but rather a challenge, which tests your mental and physical ability to journey this distance. 

Chernisky Classic 5K, 10K and Children’s Race

A family-friendly event that includes an out-and-back 5K and 10K course on the nationally recognized Ghost Town Trail, recently named the 2020 DCNR Trail of the Year, as well as a free Firecracker Race for kids 8 and under. 

Jim Mayer Trail Family 5K Fun Run & Kids’ Trail Trot

The 5k course will be along the original section of the Jim Mayer Trail that extends from Riverside (on Michigan Ave) to Bridge Street in Johnstown. The out-and-back course will begin and end at the Riverside Trailhead. Participants will follow the scenic section of the trail along the Stonycreek River and will pass by the Trail Art Murals near the old trolley bridge in Moxham, with a turn around point shortly after the trolley bridge.