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Meeting In Rochester N.Y. This March

Thursday, March 1, 2018 4:00 PM by Amanda Pfeil

Meet some of the conventions, conferences, and sporting events that have made Rochester, N.Y. their destination this March.

Big Thaw Tournament Weekend #1

The Big Thaw Tournament is hosted by the Perinton Youth Hockey Association at the Rochester Ice Center. The purpose of the Perinton Youth Hockey (PYH) is to promote the sport of ice hockey for individuals under the age of eighteen, residing in the vicinity of Monroe County, New York, and surrounding areas, in order to develop their playing skills, to teach and encourage good sportsmanship and to foster healthy competition as an alternative to delinquency.

  • Dates: March 2-4, 2018

  • Event Location: The Rochester Ice Center + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,200

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Perinton Youth Hockey

VolleyFX Winter Challenge

Premier girls volleyball club in New York State by providing the best service, coaching, training and overall volleyball product, both on and off the court.

  • Dates: March 3-4, 2018

  • Event Location: Your Sports Depot, Pinnacle Athletic Campus and Victor Early Childhood Center, Main Street Armory, Victor Central Schools, SUNY Brockport, Gates Chili High School + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 4,950

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: VolleyFX

New York DECA

DECA is the co-curricular component of marketing education that provides a program of student activities related to marketing and marketing education. DECA provides opportunities for students to develop skills in the areas of vocational understanding, leadership development, civic consciousness, and social intelligence.

  • Dates: March 7-9, 2018

  • Event Location: Convention Center + Downtown Hotels

  • Attendees: 2,000

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: New York DECA

    • Twitter: @NewYorkDECA

2018 Niagara Swim Championships

Fairport Area Swim Team (FAST) once again hosts the Niagara Swim Championships at the Webster Aquatic Center. Fairport Swimming strives to make a positive difference in the lives of its team members by promoting good sportsmanship, biomechanically sound techniques, nutrition, healthy lifestyle, time management, commitment, responsibility, love for the sport of swimming and self-respect.

  • Dates: March 8-11, 2018

  • Event Location: Webster Aquatic Center + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,980

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: FAST Fairport Area Swim Team

    • Twitter: @FAST_Fairport

Big Thaw Tournament Weekend #2

The Big Thaw Tournament is hosted by the Perinton Youth Hockey Association at the Rochester Ice Center. The purpose of the Perinton Youth Hockey (PYH) is to promote the sport of ice hockey for individuals under the age of eighteen, residing in the vicinity of Monroe County, New York, and surrounding areas, in order to develop their playing skills, to teach and encourage good sportsmanship and to foster healthy competition as an alternative to delinquency.

  • Dates: March 9-11, 2018

  • Event Location: Rochester Ice Center + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,200

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Perinton Youth Hockey

NYWAY State Championships

NYWAY Wresting brings their State Championships to the campus of the College at Brockport with wrestlers from age 6 to 18 competing. NYWAY is a homegrown, grassroots organization striving towards the growth of the sport of Wrestling for athletes and their families in the State of New York.

  • Dates: March 10-11, 2018

  • Event Location: The College at Brockport - SERC + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,500

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: NYWAY

    • Twitter: @NYWAY_Wrestling

2018 Atlantic Hockey Conference Tournament      

The Atlantic Hockey Conference Tournament Semi-Finals and Championship is an annual Division 1 collegiate hockey event that will be returning to the Blue Cross Arena on March 16th and 17th of 2018.  Conference member schools include RIT, Niagara, Canisius, Army West Point, Holy Cross, Robert Morris, Mercyhurst, Bentley, AIC, Sacred Heart and Air Force.

  • Dates: March 16-17, 2018

  • Event Location: Blue Cross Arena + Rochester Riverside Hotel

  • Attendees: 4,000

  • Social Media:

    • Twitter: @Atlantic_Hockey

    • Facebook: Atlantic Hockey

My Hockey Rochester Rumble

At MYHockey Tournaments their goal is to provide the most rewarding tournament experience possible. They offer multiple playing dates for all classifications in attractive locations, to bring the best matched competition together, while not forgetting that the ultimate goal is fun.

  • Dates: March 17-19, 2018

  • Event Location: Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,800

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: MYHockey Tournament

    • Twitter: @MYHockeyTourn

2018 Rochester National College Fair

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of nearly 16,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.

  • Dates: March 17-19, 2018

  • Event Location: Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center + Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 7,000 (including local student attendees) 

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: National College Fairs

    • Twitter: @NACACFairs

2018 Eastern Zone SC Age Group Swimming Championships

Fairport Area Swim Team (FAST) once again hosts the Niagara Swim Championships at the Webster Aquatic Center. Fairport Swimming strives to make a positive difference in the lives of its team members by promoting good sportsmanship, biomechanically sound techniques, nutrition, healthy lifestyle, time management, commitment, responsibility, love for the sport of swimming and self-respect.

  • Dates: March 29-31, 2018

  • Event Location: Webster Aquatic Center + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,950

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: FAST Fairport Area Swim Team

    • Twitter: @FAST_Fairport

 

Author: Amanda Pfeil

Amanda Pfeil is the Director of Event Services at Visit Rochester.

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