The Triangle: Introduction

Home to three of the top athletic and academic universities in the country, the Triangle region of North Carolina (anchored by Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill) has been a constant stop on the national sports circuit. Boosted by the 1987 U.S. Olympic Festival which broke ticket sales records and attracted over 464,000 spectators over a 13 day period, the Triangle’s top notch facilities attract numerous sporting events. NCAA Championship action in basketball, soccer, track and field, golf, lacrosse, field hockey, and wrestling has come to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill over the past 20 years.