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PV Team to Play 3rd Jalisco Cup Soccer Game on Saturday
Ricardo Acerco

The amateur soccer team representing Puerto Vallarta in the 2019 Jalisco Cup have won their first two regional matches, and hope to continue their winning streak on Saturday, June 15, as they take on the team from San Sebastian del Oeste at the Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Stadium.

June in the Riviera Nayarit Means Beach, Sun, and Fun
Norma Hernández

The Riviera Nayarit is the ideal destination for event tourism, thanks to the sheer number of great activities that take place year-round. This month, Mexico's Pacific Treasure is hosting musical, sports, and cultural events as part of their June tourism offer.

Fourth Vallarta Aquathlon Set for Sunday, July 7, 2019
Ricardo Acerco

The countdown has begun for one of the most important athletic competitions in the Banderas Bay region, the Fourth Annual Acuatlón Deportivo (Sports Aquathlon), set to take place on the boardwalk and beaches in downtown Puerto Vallarta on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

2019 Down Puerto Vallarta Extreme Bike Race Results
Ricardo Acerco

Some of the best extreme bikers in the world hit the streets of downtown last weekend for the third edition of the Down Puerto Vallarta urban biking competition that was part of Mayo Fest 2019, the municipality's 101st anniversary celebrations. And the winners were...

Guayabitos Revving Up for 14th Annual Motofiesta
Banderas News Team

Rincón de Guayabitos is revving up for the 14th Motofiesta Guayabitos. Set to take place May 31-June 2, hundreds of motorcyclists and thousands of visitors will come together to enjoy a rip-roaring good time, a flashy main street parade, concerts, and contests.

Jackie Nava Fight Will Put Vallarta in the Spotlight
Ricardo Acerco

Puerto Vallarta will take center ring on May 25, when Mexico's WBA Gallo World Champion, Jackie 'Princess Azteca' Nava, takes on Argentina's Supergallo FIB World Champion, Marcela 'Tigresa' Acuña, in a spectacular boxing match at Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Stadium.

Mexico Wins 2019 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship
FIFA.com

Mexico won the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship for the fourth time to cement their status as a regional powerhouse and qualify for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 in style. Cheered on by their own fans in Puerto Vallarta, El Tri beat USA 6-2 in the final.

Vallarta Hosts Mexican Open Beach Volleyball Tournament
Diego Sancho

The 2019 Mexican Beach Volleyball Open is set to take place at Playa Camarones in downtown Puerto Vallarta from May 24 to 26, with 104 of the best doubles teams in the country seeking volleyball glory, and their share of the $80,000 pesos to be distributed among the winners.

2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Features Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue team and some of the most talked-about women in sports visited Puerto Vallarta in March for its annual photo shoot. The 2019 edition hit U.S. news stands on Wednesday, bringing PV to the attention of more than 70 million consumers.

Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta this November
Gary Green

Fishing and golf enthusiasts are already making plans to visit Puerto Vallarta November 7-10, 2019 for a long weekend of fun and friendship at the 14th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere fishing, golf & spa outing, 'Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC.'

Puerto Vallarta Celebrates 101st Anniversary May 10-31
BanderasNews.com

From May 10-31, 2019 Puerto Vallarta will commemorate its 101st anniversary as a city and 51st year as a municipality during Mayo Fest, an annual celebration that offers a series of music and dance performances, cultural and sporting events that are free and open to the public.

Sebastian Ofner Wins 2019 Puerto Vallarta Open
Diego Sancho

The 2019 Puerto Vallarta Open wrapped up on May 5 with Sebastian Ofner, the No. 5 seed from Austria, defeating No. 14 seed John-Patrick Smith of Australia in Sunday's singles final to win his second ATP Challenger trophy, $18,000 in prize money, and 110 ATP-Ranking points.

2019 Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival/Kitesurf Competition
Marie Callan

Kitesurfers from all over Mexico - and the world! - are preparing to hit the beaches of the Riviera Nayarit for three days of spectacular kitesurfing during the 2019 Festival del Viento (Wind Festival) set to be held May 17-19 at Maritima Nuevo Vallarta in Flamingos, Nayarit.

ATP Recognizes Puerto Vallarta Open Organizers
atptour.com

In 2018, the Puerto Vallarta Open made a dazzling debut on the ATP Challenger Tour. On the 2019 tournament's first day of play, event organizers were given the highest honor on the circuit - the Challenger of the Year award. The 2019 Puerto Vallarta Open continues through May 5.

2019 Down Puerto Vallarta Extreme Bike Race, May 18-19
Ricardo Acerco

After the incredible success of its first two editions, Down Puerto Vallarta is coming back to town on May 18 and 19, 2019, bringing some of the best extreme bikers in the world to the streets of downtown, where they will compete for more than $300,000 pesos in prizes.

2019 Puerto Vallarta Tennis Open, April 29-May 5
Diego Sancho

Bringing more than 60 world class professional tennis players from all over the world to PV, the second edition of the Puerto Vallarta Open, an ATP Challenger Tour Tournament, will take place from April 29th through May 5th at Parque Parota in the city's Hotel Zone.

AMLO Explores Possibility of Bringing NASCAR to Mexico
BanderasNews.com

Mexico Tourism Secretary, Miguel Torruco Marqués, announced that, instead of Formula 1, the government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is exploring the possibility of bringing NASCAR races to Mexico as they are self-financing and don't require government resources.

Chargers-Chiefs to Play in Mexico City November 18
BanderasNews.com

It was previously announced that the Los Angeles Chargers would be taking on the Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City this season, but the date is now official. The AFC West division rivals will play a Monday Night Football game at Estadio Azteca on November 18, 2019.

Line Up Determined for Concacaf Games in Puerto Vallarta
BanderasNews.com

The Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship hopefuls know their route to continental glory after the April 8 draw for the 2019 tournament in Puerto Vallarta. With kick-off set for May 13, the 16 countries discovered their upcoming opponents, with them split across four groups.


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