Virginia is for Lovers

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Virginia Sports Planning Toolkit

These new tools will provide everything you need for planning a successful event, making your job more efficient and life a little easier.

Governor Terry McAuliffe

Governor Welcome Letter Request

Click here to request a Welcome Letter from the Governor of Virginia for your upcoming event. Please allow at least 45 days for processing.


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Virginia is for lovers Virginia Peanuts

Check out our Virginia is for Lovers Store - - for a large selection of giveaways and other items for your fans and athletes.


Video and Images

Here is a high-resolution promotional video in several formats. Download this video to promote your next sports event or competition in Virginia or share it with your athletes and their families on your website.


Download the full-size video here. (300MB DVD-resolution MPEG 4)

Download a PowerPoint-friendly version. (50mb Windows Media .wmv).

Link directly to the video on YouTube:  

Embed the video directly on your website with the following code:


Image Library

Promote your event with beautiful images of Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway  Ralph Stanley Museum  State Capitol Richmond  
Humpback Bridge  Assateague Island  Manassas Battlefield Park
Poplar Forest Wine Festival  Heartwood Center  Maccallum Moore Gardens
see more...  

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