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V National Playa Guayabitos Volleyball Festival 2017
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Rincón de Guayabitos, Nayarit is ready to host the V National Playa Guayabitos Youth Beach Volleyball Festival 2017 - the first of its kind held outside southwestern Mexico - which will take place from August 23-27. Teams from nearly every state in the Republic are expected to attend.

Mexico Buoyed by NFL Success, Hopes to Host More Games
Associated Press

Mexico hopes to top last year's success with the NFL and is trying to extend its three-year deal to host league games. In 2016, Oakland and Houston played the first regular-season game in Mexico since 2005. That game generated $45 million for Mexico City's economy, according to NFL.

437-Pound Black Marlin Lands Angler $258,683 USD
BD Outdoors

A 437-pound black marlin caught in the Bisbee's East Cape Offshore Tournament was worth more than a quarter million dollars to angler Andrew Hughes and his fish-fighting team. The winning marlin hit a trolled live skipjack 5 miles off the Punta Arena Lighthouse on the Sea of Cortez.

PV is the Promised Land for 'Vallartazo' Participants
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust

The 2017 edition of 'Vallartazo,' an annual motorsport event in which people from all over Mexico rev up their motorcycles, ATVs, jeeps and 4x4s for an off-road trip to Puerto Vallarta, begins this weekend and continues every weekend through the end of September.

Volunteers Needed for 2018 WGC Mexico Championship
pgatour.com

Following the successful debut of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, thanks in large part to our volunteers, the PGA TOUR has announced that volunteer registration is now open for the 2018 event, which is set to return to Mexico City, February 28-March 4, 2018.

Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta November 2
Gary Green

Fishing and golfing enthusiasts are already making plans to visit Puerto Vallarta from November 2-5, 2017 for a long weekend of friendship, fun and entertainment at the 12th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere fishing, golf and spa outing, 'Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC.'

Mexico Grand Prix to Build on Day of The Dead Theme
iol.co.za

Mexican Grand Prix organizers are planning to play up the Day of the Dead at the 2017 race, after previous reticence due to Formula One's inherent danger and tragic past. The Oct. 29 race precedes Mexico's 'Dia de Muertos' holidays, celebrated annually from October 31-November 2.

2017 NIIJIMA San Pancho Mexican Surf Open, July 21-23
Riviera Nayarti CVB

The beautiful beaches of the Riviera Nayarit will host the 2017 NIIJIMA San Pancho Mexican Surf Open from July 21-23. Mexicans and foreigners, professionals and amateurs: all surfers are invited to participate in this competition that offers $100 thousand pesos in prizes.

11th Banderas Bay Marlin and Tuna Fishing Tournament
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Fishing teams with up to four members per boat are invited to participate in the Bahía de Banderas Sport Fishing Club's 11th International Tuna and Marlin Fishing Tournament, which will take place July 20-22 at the Vallarta Yacht Club in the Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta.

US, Mexico, Canada Unite for 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid
ussoccer.com

The National Federations of Canada, Mexico and the US have officially formed a United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America. FIFA has established a deadline of August 11 for member associations to confirm their intention to compete to host the games.

More than 200 Run PV's 14th Race Against Addictions
Ricardo Acerco

More than 200 people gathered at the Agustín Flores Contreras sports stadium on Sunday, June 25, to participate in the 14th Vallarta Race Against Addictions. The purpose of this family-friendly competition was to promote a healthy lifestyle free from addictive substances.

July Events Heat Up the Summer in The Riviera Nayarit
Jorge Jiménez

Summer is heating up in the Riviera Nayarit, and Mexico's Pacific Treasure has a variety of smoking hot events planned for July. Sports dominate the calendar, but there is plenty going on in the music, nature and beauty pageant arenas that are sure to spark your interest.

Will Ricky Ortiz be Making the NFL or Making Guacamole?
ESPN

Undrafted rookie Ricky Ortiz can envision himself making the Baltimore Ravens, replacing a Pro Bowl fullback and becoming a lead blocker for Terrance West. If he is unable to do so, Ortiz will return to his other passion, an avocado farm with about 200,000 trees on 150 acres in Jalisco.


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