Athens, Georgia is known as one of the best college sports towns in America, thanks to the University of Georgia Bulldogs and their loyal alumni and fans. Our town has far more than just NCAA championship sports, though. You’ll find plenty of action-packed sports events and tournaments in Athens. The Athens sports calendar includes football (of course) as well as ice hockey, the Gym Dawgs as well as elite youth gymnastics showcases. Professional cycling takes center stage in the spring with Athens Twilight Criterium, and the AthFest half marathon each October is one of the most exciting new entries on the South’s racing calendar. Looking for an Athens sports event to watch or participate in? Look no further . . . our Athens sports calendar will connect you with all the upcoming tournaments and events.