Potential to be the largest sporting event in North Carolina history with over $400 million dollars of projected economic impact and 500,000 spectators over the 14 day September 2018 event. Press conference to be held Friday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber of Commerce to unveil details regarding economic impact on North and South Carolina.
Aerial view of the Grand Prix arena at Tryon International Equestrian Center (© Tryon Resort)
MILL SPRING, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark Bellissimo, managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP), announced today that the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, Polk County, North Carolina has been selected as the host venue for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 (FEI WEG). The Games, which are administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the worldwide governing body of equestrian sport, is the major international championship event for the eight core equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting and reining.
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