National champions. Hall of fame coaches. The first-ever interracial basketball game. Durham sports history is rich and replete with competitors used to winning big; especially our nationally recognized sports and community champion, the Durham Sports Commission. 

Whether baseball, basketball, track and field, fencing, curling, esports or futsal is your thing, Durham is your destination. There are sports to play, games to watch and history to take in every day of the year. 

You likely know Durham from the blockbuster baseball film “Bull Durham,” but did you know that star-studded events bring thousands of competitors to Durham fields, courts, and pitches annually? When you compete in Durham, you’re a part of the fabric of something great.  

Away from competition, Durham has all-star amenities to keep the entire family entertained. Unwind in the hotel and walk to restaurants or shops of all kinds. Recharge and be ready to cheer on the next day. 

Grab the bull by the horns. Discover Durham. 

“Working with The Durham Sports Commission (DSC) is any event director's dream! Since 2017, The DSC has supported Ron N Shoot (RNS) Sports Inc's events holistically! Whether it's financially sponsoring tournaments or providing materials to enhance the look of an event; players, coaches, and parents from all over the east coast have identified Durham as a hot spot for youth basketball because of the Durham Sports Commission's efforts!”
Sherard A. Johnson
Ron N Shoot (RNS) Sports, Inc. President

DSC'S Impact

Yeah, we’ll admit it: we’re keeping score.

So much of what makes DSC great is our competitive spirit. We’re always striving to ensure Durham continues to be a spectacular host to the best sporting events available, to the widest audience possible. We’ve made it our goal to keep accelerating.