All-Star Games Coming Back to the Lynchburg Area

Lynchburg, VA -The Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Games are coming back to the Hill City. The announcement was made Wednesday at E.C. Glass High School.

Many say the effort was a real home run for the economy.

Organizers say the announcement was three years in the making.

Discover Lynchburg representatives traveled to and from Hampton, where the event is held now to convince those in charge of the all-star games to move the games back to the Hill City.

The all-star games haven't been in Lynchburg for 21 years. There have been a lot of changes since then.

This event attracts tens of thousands of people, coaches, players, parents and families, for all different high school sports.

All of the participants need places to stay and eat for the week long duration. An economic impact study showed that the games would bring a minimum of $8 million to Lynchburg.