Mobile, Ala. – The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) attracted,
supported and/or hosted a record 40 sports events for the recently completed 2019
fiscal year, generating an estimated $22.3 million for the Mobile-area economy.
Twenty-two different sports in all age brackets comprised an event
schedule that included everything from cross country and gymnastic meets, to volleyball,
football, cycling — even a turkey-calling championship. Of the 40 events,
21 were either first or second-time events for Mobile.