MESQUITE, Nev., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Across the United States, youth sports have evolved into a significant sector of the travel industry. Communities of all sizes are now looking to draw visitors through youth sports. The September issue of Time magazine highlighted the youth sports business reporting that it is now a $15 billion market that is growing at a remarkable pace (more than 55% since 2010).  The innovative Rising Star Sports Ranch in Mesquite, NV is in the venerable position of having a best of class destination Resort to attract sports teams and events from across the country.

Driven by a vision to improve the overall travel experience for athletes, coaches and parents, Rising Star Sports Ranch COO, Andre Carrier has emphasized the need to create an environment where all involved in youth sports tournaments and camps can be their best selves. “By thinking about the unique needs of our guests, and designing facilities and services specifically for them, the Ranch is a place where visitors can get the most from their time on and off the field,” said Carrier.

Outside of ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL, Rising Star Sports Ranch is the only facility in the country to offer a both complete sports training and competition facilities, but also a hotel inclusive of bunkbed rooms, coaches suites and technology designed specifically to meet the unique needs of travel sports teams.  This summer, the Ranch opened a 30,000-sq. ft. fieldhouse called “The Barn.” The facility, which accommodates sports from basketball, volleyball, pickle ball, cheer and wrestling to turf sports such as football, soccer and lacrosse, is a game changer for the City of Mesquite, allowing it to attract new sports, and thus new visitors.

Multiple Indoor and Outdoor Sports Accommodated

The climate controlled fieldhouse compliments an onsite soccer field and baseball training area. The Barn can host multiple sports on the turf or hardwood courts during the hot summer months. Creating a complete year-round experience at the resort has secured a number of elite events in the fieldhouse. Nike, UNLV and the University of Southern Utah have already hosted trainings, camps and exhibition games in The Barn.

For over a decade now, the city of Mesquite, NV has been working towards positioning itself as the youth sports destination in the southwest. Including Rising Star Sports Ranch there are over 60 fields and courts available.

About Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort
Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort is a new all-in-one training and competitive athletic complex and resort. Located 80 miles north of Las Vegas and just over 30 miles south of St. George, Utah, the Ranch is a smoke free resort featuring 219 unique rooms, an on-site soccer field, baseball training area, and a 30,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose fieldhouse referred to as The Barn.

The resort has unique room types and configurations perfect for youth sports, golf getaways or a vacation. The resort’s social centerpiece: ‘The Backyard’ which is a park-like area in the center of the resort towers with basketball courts, horseshoe pits, fire pits, picnic tables, barbecue grills, putting greens and pickle ball courts and pool. Rising Star Sports Ranch offers the full package: competitive tournaments; great sporting traditions; and multiple opportunities for families to have fun and make new memories.

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