GULF SHORES, AL – You won’t find in Black Friday door busters or deals at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex. For hundreds of people, it’s all about youth football!
The city is hosting the 4th annual Gulf Coast Youth Championship. Youth football teams from as far away as Missouri are competing in the tournament.
Sports tourism has become big business in South Baldwin County, even on holidays. This tournament is pumping money into the local economy. The teams are spending money on food, gas, shopping, entertainment and lodging.
Some of the proceeds from the tournament will go the Gulf Shores High School Athletic Dept.