Sports Fan

There’s a lot of great competition in Charleston! Whether you’re a spectator or a competitor,check out these great opportunities in all kinds of different sports.

AWV Dirty Birds

Minor League baseball team in the South Atlantic League. The Class A Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate plays home games at Appalachian Power Park, also home to the WVSSAC baseball tournament.

Appalachian Power Park
601 Morris St.
Charleston, WV 25301

BCharleston Civic Center

Hosts a variety of annual sporting events including WVSSAC Boys and Girls Basketball State Tournaments, archery and volleyball tournaments, Mountain East Conference Championships, boxing/martial arts events, Capital Classic between WVU and Marshall Men’s Basketball.

200 Civic Center Dr.
Charleston, WV 25301

CWV Chaos

Founded in 2003, WV Chaos plays in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the 4th tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the South Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.


Schoenbaum Soccer Complex

2000 Coonskin Dr.
Charleston, WV 25311

DTrace Fork Soccer Complex

The Friends of Coal Fields At Trace Fork Soccer Complex is a six field soccer complex is located at the Shops at Trace Fork, just off U.S. Rt. 119 south of Charleston, West Virginia.

25 RHL Blvd.
South Charleston, WV 25309

EUniversity of Charleston Athletics

The UC Golden Eagles teams consist of baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf ,soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball, cheerleading, rowing, lacrosse and softball.

University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Ave., SE
Charleston, WV 25304

UC Stadium – Laidley Field
200 Elizabeth St.
Charleston, WV 25311

FAdelphia Sports Bar and Grille

Voted best appetizer and wings in the valley three years in a row! Adelphia infuses Greek and American cuisine to offer some of the best food around. Open 365 days a year and full menu served until midnight and later.

218 Capitol Street
Charleston WV, 25301

GWest Virginia State University Athletics

The WVSU Yellow Jackets teams consist of baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis, softball, cross country and volleyball.

500 Fairlawn Ave.
Institute, WV 25112

HSouth Charleston Memorial Ice Arena

Newly opened, state-of-the-art facility with amenities like an arcade and heated seating area that will accommodate 500 spectators. Groups of all sizes are welcome.

20 RHL Blvd.
Charleston, WV 25309

ILittle Creek Park

The park has five baseball/softball fields, seven soccer fields, a football field, two tennis courts and two basketball courts. Also, 18-hold disc golf course and soap box derby track are located at the park.

1 Little Creek Park Rd.
South Charleston, WV 25309

JShawnee Sports Complex

Shawnee Sports Complex focuses on the importance of safety, self-esteem, and sportsmanship by engaging athletes in sports while providing a healthy and positive environment.

519 King St, Dunbar, WV 25064, United States

Phone: +1 304-357-5147

Best Events

BBall through hoop

WVSSAC Basketball Tournament

Annual Charleston Public Courts Tennis Tournament

Largest annual tennis tournament in Charleston. The public courts tournament matches take place at Schoenbaum Tennis Complex, Tennis Indoor Center and Charleston Catholic High
School Sports Complex. rain sites include tennis indoor center, YMCA and the Charleston Tennis Club.

WVSSAC Tournaments

The West Virginia Secondary School Athletic Commission (WVSSAC) hold their annual high school boys basketball, girls basketball, volleyball, baseball, tennis and track and field state
tournaments in the Charleston area throughout the year.

Boys Basketball – March
Girls Basketball – March
Volleyball – November
Baseball – June
Tennis – April
Track and Field – April

Sportsfest Meets WV Games

SportsFEST includes the Jet Ski Hyrdo-Turf National Championship and the EVP Pro Am Beach Championship. WV Games, the largest collection of sanctioned sporting events in West Virginia, includes events such as a cornhole tournament, crossfit, tabata bootcamp, slalom skateboarding, wrestling, Jiu Jitsu and the West Virginia Storm will be stunting and tumbling. In total, more than 400 professional athletes will compete this weekend.

Capital City Challenge

4.2 mile Run, 4.2 mile Row, 16.8 mile Ride

Run, Row & Ride through the capital city on this flat, fast course that showcases the beauty of downtown Charleston. This unique yet competitive event is designed for competitors of all fitness and skill levels. This family-friendly challenge features a post-race picnic with music, kids’ activities, and great prizes. Solo and team entries are welcome.

Best Time of the Year

There’s always opportunities to watch and participate in sports in the Charleston area! Outdoor events are primarily available in late spring to early fall.