Top Sporting Events In California Followed By Veterans


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Enjoy world-class live action with exciting events in California. The major sporting competitions and their estimated dates with locations are listed below:

1. Football

The NFL’s (National Football League) games begin with August preseason, regular term from September to December and Playoffs during January. The Super Bowl 2022 will be hosted at SoFi Stadium (Social Finance Inc.). Until the new Inglewood stadium is ready, games will continue at the LA Coliseum.

Other games include LA Football club matches at Banc of California, San Francisco 49’ers at Levi’s stadium and X league – women’s American Football competition that will return next year. Buy NFL tickets from Ticketmaster starting at $10.

2. Baseball

MLB (Major League Baseball) regular season runs from April through the end of September, while playoffs are held in October and early November. The San Francisco games are held at AT&T Park whereas Oakland A’s and riders share the RingCentral coliseum.

You can also catch the Los Angeles teams near the downtown stadium or watch the LA Angels play at the Orange County Angel Stadium near Disneyland. The minor league teams of suburbs also have the same season as MLB (March to September). Get Houston Astros baseball tickets from $29 using StubHub.

3. Basketball

Pre-season for NBA (National Basketball Association) begins in early October, followed by regular season that goes until mid-April, leading to immediate playoffs until early June. The location for USA Basketball Coach Academy’s Los Angeles game in October will be announced soon.

The two teams of Los Angeles share the Staples Center in Downtown LA and you can catch the LA Sparks at the same location. Lab Sports facility will host two games for elite basketball camp and 3 on 3 tournament for ages 10-21. Buy SeatGeek NBA tickets to get $20 off.

4. Soccer

In addition to the Major League Soccer (MLS) season from March to October, playoffs from October to December and special tournaments like the biennial CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) Gold Cup and Championship League.

Besides, CSUN men’s soccer team at Cal State Northridge and Orange County soccer championship, you can also check out San Jose’s team at Buck Avaya Stadium near the airport or Levi’s stadium in Santa Clara. Get $45 off on soccer tickets using TicketCity.

5. Tennis

The major tennis tournaments include WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) fall tour, Berkeley Tennis Club Challenge (September to October), Pro Tennis Open (October to November), this month’s Oracle Challenger Series and Silicon Valley Classic.

Among these, the major professional tennis event at Indian Wells, near Palm Springs in March and series of events during July in the Bay Area of Southern California and Stanford University are the most awaited. Razorgator offers 25% off on Tennis August 2021 tickets.

6. Hockey

With CAHA (California Amateur Hockey Association) sanction, tournaments such as summer youth hockey, The Rinks summer escape, San Jose Invitational Silver Stick, Rinks fall festival and more will be hosted in California from September to November. TicketNetwork offers 15% off on NHL playoffs.

Additionally, you can also catch the NHL (National Hockey League) preseason in September leading to regular sessions from early October to middle of April and playoffs that go until early June with Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers games at Staples Center.

7. Auto racing

Major events – two NASCAR and three Indy races (around June) in California and a Sprint Cup race at Auto Club speedway in Fontana around late March are awaited auto racing events. Get up to 15% off on Viagogo race ticket bookings.

Upcoming series such as NASCAR Xfinity, Moto2 and 3, GT World challenge sprint, NASCAR cup are held during August and September. Other Auto Club speedway events include NASCAR racing experience, Speed Ventures and Fastrack riders from September to December.

8. Surfing

The US Open of Surfing is a 7-day celebration of surf culture on the sands of Huntington City beach, California. The world’s top surfers compete in this arena during the month of September. The Western Surfing Association (WSA) also hosts a tour event at Ocean Beach, San Diego in October.

Other surf and beach festivals at Pismo beach pier with Women’s and Men’s duct tape longboarding invitation series, rip curl WSL (World Surf League), Malibu Classic paddle board contest are held at Huntington and Lower Trestles (San Clemente). Buy 25% off on surfing tickets from Live Nation.

9. Golf

Multiple Professional golf (PGA) events begin early in the year with courses located throughout the state and the US Open Golf Championship will be hosted in June 2022 in Torrey Pines, south course of San Diego. Vivid Seats offers 5% off on golf tickets.

The Southern California Gold Association (SCGA) championships and one-day series hosts games like foursomes, four-ball net, junior to mid-amateur and senior league, honors matches and scratch league championships with challenges for high school girls and women.

10. Other championships

You can also catch the annual Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco, the minor league USC, UCLA and Southern California college premier sports, cycling Amgen tour of California, sprint car series, outdoor boxing decathlon and beach volleyball September tournament in Santa Monica.

Other popular tournaments include Horse sprint near LA, Bull riding at Honda Center and National Collegiate Athletic Association games with final four packages 2022 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Get up to 50% off on sport ticket booking and concert tickets under $25 from Goldstar.

Other than sporting events, California is also known to host the Tournament of Roses (where floret-strewn rose floats join together to form a parade), harbor cruise, Hollywood studio visit, train tour with gourmet lunch, wine country trip, hop-on hop-off bus tour, ferry ride and expeditions to visit iconic sights and beaches.

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