Pharr and UTRGV Athletics to Hold Press Conference Announcing their Selection as Co-Hosts of 2023 WAC Swimming & Diving Championships on Monday, 6/20 @ 11:30 am
Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr and UTRGV Athletics will host a press conference to officially announce their selection as co-hosts of the 2023 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Swimming & Diving Championships, which will take place at the City of Pharr and UTRGV Natatorium.
The press conference will take place at 11:30 am on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the City of Pharr and UTRGV Natatorium (3001 N. Cage Blvd.) in Pharr. Pharr City leaders and UTRGV officials will be available for interviews.
“This is an exciting and historic moment for the City of Pharr, UTRGV Athletics, and the Rio Grande Valley as we proudly announce that we have secured being hosts for the WAC Swimming & Diving Championships,” said Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D.
“Our state-of-the-art facility was specifically designed to be able to host such a prestigious competition, and we are thrilled to become the first city to host this caliber of an event in the Rio Grande Valley,” Hernandez continued.
“Hosting this championship will not only bring national attention to the Rio Grande Valley in the exciting world of college sports, but will also have a positive economic impact benefiting the entire region with attendees eating, sleeping, and shopping here. We look forward to welcoming the WAC to our community,” added Hernandez.
In 2022, the WAC Swimming & Diving Championships took place at the CRWC Natatorium on the campus of the University of Houston. This will mark the first time the event is held in South Texas at the new City of Pharr and UTRGV Natatorium.
All media and the public are invited to attend.
WHAT: Pharr and UTRGV Athletics to Hold Press Conference Announcing their Selection as Co-Hosts of 2023 WAC Swimming & Diving Championships
WHEN: Monday, June 20, 2022, at 11:30 am
WHERE: City of Pharr and UTRGV Natatorium (3001 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577)