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DE Turf Sports Complex

DE Turf

The long awaited DE Turf sports complex finally opened last year in Frederica.

It was billed as a venue that would drive tourism to the First State by hosting a wide variety of sports tournaments on its 12 artificial turf fields – bringing athletes and their families to Delaware stay at hotels and spend their money.

Nearly a year later, we check in with DE Turf Executive Director Chris Giacomucci to see how well the facility is delivering on that promise.

DE Turf

Delaware tourism officials say the multi-purpose sports complex DE Turf in Frederica is helping to drive the local economy.

State Senator Brian Bushweller is retiring after the end of his current term next year, saying he wants to spend more time with his family.

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A long-awaited sports facility officially opened in Frederica this month and is already booked solid with games and tournaments.



High school field hockey players from around the country will help christen Delaware’s newest sports complex early next year.