ESPN Wide World of Sports: Where Championship Meets

There is so much to discover about the beautiful and captivating ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.It’s a multi-million dollar world class sports complex located in the center of Walt Disney World Resort. The 220-acre complex embracing 9,500 eye witnesses was specially made to stir passion and revive spirits which make it a stomping home for athletic events. It is presently famous in its world class sportive facilities and recreational proficiency.

Since its foundation in March, 1997, it began hosting wide spectrum of competitors, from amateur league athletes to leisure-time athletes, seniors to college teams and professionals. It was known as Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex before it was re-branded with the Disney-owned ESPN brand. With its new name, ESPN Wide World of Sports managed to continue their vision of bringing fanatics to excellent sporting experiences.

This Sports Complex is a home to over 170 amateur and professional events each year through its 9 venues. It is the conventional spot of these big and popular events and championships:

Atlanta Braves Spring Training
AAU Sports National Championships
Pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheer & Dance Championships

Here are some of the complex facilities:
Accommodates 9,500 seat ballpark
Fieldhouse with 6 NBA sized courts
Baseball quad-plex with 3 major league-sized ballfields and 1 with lights/scoreboard
2 Little League fields
softball quadraplex with 4 lit fields
12 lighted Hard-Tru tennis courts
400 meter track and field complex
6 sand beach volleyball courts

Facilities and Policies

PARKING --is completely free, available at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. If the parking lots are filled to its capacity, guests will be directed to alternate parking locations.

STROLLERS --are prohibited inside the Jostens Center and HP Field House but there is designated parking area outside the venue for strollers and likes.

WHEELCHAIRS-- for guests who need assistance, there are limited numbers of wheelchairs in Information booth assigned for it. Valid photo identification is required to secure a wheelchair. Wheelchairs are for Sports Complex use only.

RESTROOM FACILITIES-- restroom facilities are available at all competition venues.

PHOTOGRAPHY-- capture every exciting moment of your competition with the new ESPN Wide World of Sports Game day Photos Service. ESPN has its own photographers who shoot for the best angles from the closest distances possible to get the shots you will treasure for a lifetime. Plus, you can now include everyone in your team photo!


Admission is free for athletes and coaches with events. The fee is $14.50 for adults ages 10 and higher, and for children ages 3 to 9 is $10.00.

Families and spectators may purchase food and beverage to an array of kiosks throughout the Sports Complex, including a quick service restaurant near the main entrance.

There is a free Wi-Fi internet access at selected locations within the complex. ATM machines can be found at the main entrance, in the Champion Stadium and the HP Field House. Water fountains are also widespread throughout the complex.

Grab a bite and catch up on the day's sports highlights on the big screens at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill. A ticket is required to eat at ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill. The Clubhouse Gift Shop can be accessed without paying for entry tickets. Pick something up on the go at concession locations throughout the complex.


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