ECONOMIC IMPACT

2017 Estimated Economic Impact Sampling

​These are just a few of the 52 events held in 2017:

  • Augusta University Half Marathon & 10K - $216,000

  • EYBL Nike Peach Jam - $4,751,373

  • USSSA World Military Softball Tournament - $3,438,628

  • Head of the South Rowing Regatta - $1,650,120

  • USTA Georgia Tennis Mixed Doubles - $865,684

  • IRONMAN® 70.3® Augusta - $4,716,616

  • USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship - $2,066,206

  • Disc Golf Championships - $892,078

State of Tourism 2017

Since its beginning in 1991, the Augusta Sports Council has attracted 600,000 attendees to the area, leaving behind $285 million for the Augusta Economy.
 

In 2017, 52 events totaled in *$39,542,766 in estimated economic impact. 

*Total Estimated Economic Impact (EEI), the sum of all the direct, indirect and induced spending estimates, is calculated based on research commissioned by both the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) in conjunction with globally recognized research vendors, the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. Tourism Economics, a partner company of Oxford Economics, created the industry standard in event economic impact analysis using localized metrics that are updated annually.

Contact the Sports Council

Physical Address

1010 Broad Street

Augusta, GA 30901

(706)722-8326

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1331

Augusta, GA 30903

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