This Week's Highlights

Week of May 28, 2018 - June 3, 2018

7th Annual Shore Break 5K And Tide Pool Fun Run

  • Monday, May 28th 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Avon

Get your Memorial Day Vacation off to an active and sunny start by participating in the 7th annual Shore Break 5K, which is being held in the heart of Hatteras Island. During this event, runners, walkers, and anyone who wants to enjoy the local Avon sun will embark on a trek through picturesque Kinnakeet Shores on an informal course that includes paved roads, boardwalks, beach walkways, and a few fun but challenging steps over the dunes. The race finishes with an unbeatable view of the Atlantic as participants wind towards the beach, and the inevitable finish line.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, May 30th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, May 30th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of June 4, 2018 - June 10, 2018

National Running Day

  • Wednesday, June 6th 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Southern Shores

National Running Day is a special event which is held on the first Wednesday in June, and which brings together runners from all around the country to celebrate and declare their inherent love of running. The day is a perfect vehicle for lifelong runners to reaffirm their dedication to the sport, and it’s also a way for newcomers and beginners to kick start a passion for running of their own.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, June 6th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of June 11, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, June 13th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, June 13th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Sunrise 5k & Little Crab Crawl

  • Thursday, June 14th 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Nags Head

Start your Outer Banks vacation with a burst of energy and a little sunshine on the sand with this family-friendly racing event that highlights the best views on the beach. The Sunrise 5k & Little Crab Crawl takes place along the oceanfront shores of Nags Head, and is a great way for walkers, joggers and runners to enjoy a little friendly competition and comradery with fellow active visitors and locals while taking in a scenic OBX sunrise over the Atlantic.

Women's Arm Wrestling Tournament

  • Thursday, June 14th 6:14 AM
Ocracoke

Ocracoke Island is a community that loves to have a little fun and put on a show, and at this annual event, newcomers will be surprised at the pageantry, the laughs, and the all-around good times that highlight this engaging and wholly unique event. The Women's Arm Wrestling Tournament is an annual event that is as much about spectacle as it is actual strength, and which is an entertaining competition that will have everyone on their feet and rooting for their favorites.

Week of June 18, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, June 20th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Sunset 5k & Carolina Pig Pickin

  • Thursday, June 21st 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Nags Head

Take advantage of an opportunity to enjoy two of the things coastal North Carolina is known for - fantastic beaches and barbecue – with this racing event that combines a wealth of OBX activities in a single and fun-filled evening. The Sunset 5k & Carolina Pig Pickin is held at the stunning Jennette’s Pier in the heart of Nags Head, and is a fun and lightly competitive race that cruises by the beaches and soundside regions where the sunset is at its natural best. Walkers, joggers, and runners are all welcome to attend, and to enjoy the scene while engaging on a fast-paced tour of the central Outer Banks.

Week of June 25, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, June 27th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, June 27th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Nags Head 5k / 1 Mile Beach Race

  • Thursday, June 28th 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Nags Head

Visitors who want to enjoy an active morning exploring the beach scene by the famed Jennette’s Pier while engaging in a little family-friendly competition will want to sign up for this annual summertime event that’s becoming a favorite race of the warm weather season. The Nags Head Beach 5k Race, which is sponsored by Village Realty, is a fun run through the sand that takes joggers, walkers and runners on a cool course through the heart of scenic Nags Head.

Week of July 2, 2018 - July 8, 2018

7th Annual Freedom 5k

  • Wednesday, July 4th 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Kill Devil Hills

Start your Independence Day celebration with a refreshing run along one of the most naturally scenic routes on the beach with this event that has attracted scores of active locals and vacationers alike. The 7th Annual Freedom 5k Presented by Sun Realty is a popular racing event that takes place in the heart of the Outer Banks, and which encompasses a beautiful course that launches from the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall. A post-race celebration immediately follows the event, and includes a nice supply of 4th of July appropriate eats – including watermelon, apple pastries, and light refreshments. A one-mile Fun Run also takes place, which is perfect for kids and adults alike who just want a little exercise and a prime opportunity to admire the local views.

Killer Dunes 2-Miler & Fun Run

  • Wednesday, July 4th 8:30 AM
Nags Head

Put your running, jogging and even hiking abilities to the ultimate test via this race that may be short, but which features one of the highest climbs that the Outer Banks has to offer. The Killer Dunes 2-Miler & Fun Run features one of the most unique courses on the coastline, and includes a unique challenge of climbing the dunes that are located within the Jockey’s Ridge State Park.

Week of July 9, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 9th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 9th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, July 11th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, July 11th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of July 16, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 16th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 16th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, July 18th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, July 18th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Roxy Beach Day

  • Friday, July 20th 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Waves

Ladies can hit the sand in style during this fun-filled beach day that’s all about having a blast in the sun and experiencing the cool ocean weaves. Open for girls and women of all ages, Roxy Beach Day combines a wealth of activities at the beach with some cool ways to have a great time on and off the sand.

Week of July 23, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 23rd 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 23rd 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, July 25th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, July 25th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of July 30, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 30th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, July 30th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, August 1st 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, August 1st 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Sandbar 5K Race

  • Sunday, August 5th 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Kitty Hawk

Start your day with a beautiful sunrise over the ocean and an ensuing trek through one of the prettiest corners of the central Outer Banks with this charity race that features great views, and a great cause. The Sandbar 5K Race is a fast-paced loop along the beach of Kitty Hawk, and is a fun way to give back to the community while enjoying the gorgeous scenery that the Outer Banks has to offer.

Week of August 6, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, August 6th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, August 6th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, August 8th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, August 8th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of August 13, 2018 - August 19, 2018

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, August 13th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Get a Hatteras Island morning started off right with a cool run, jog, or even walk through the heart of the southern Outer Banks via this engaging race that will attract runners and joggers everywhere. The Hatteras 5k Race Series features a gorgeous track through the centrally located Kinnakeet Shores, as well as plenty of incentives to strap on the running shoes and join in the fun.

Hatteras 5k Race Series

  • Monday, August 13th 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Avon

Start your vacation with an engaging run, jog, or walk through one of the prettiest neighbors in the town of Avon with this weekly summertime race that will entice active vacationers of all ages. The Hatteras 5k Race Series is held every Monday in the prime summer season, and is a great and engaging way to explore everything that this island has to offer in terms of beautiful scenery and stellar views.

Lighthouse 5K

  • Wednesday, August 15th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Corolla

Enjoy a little active fun in the sun while exploring some of the coolest and most scenic corners of the northern Outer Banks with this special running event that’s held on Wednesdays in the heart of Corolla.

Currituck Cornhole Tournament

  • Wednesday, August 15th 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Corolla

Head to one of the prettiest spots in Corolla for an engaging cornhole tournament that will engage competitive family members of all ages. This weekly summertime tournament is sponsored in part by the Currituck Travel & Tourism department, and with cool prizes for winners as well as a stunning venue on the grounds of the Whalehead Club, it’s sure to be an enjoyable addition to any Outer Banks vacation.

Week of September 3, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Labor Day 5k/1 Mile

  • Monday, September 3rd 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kill Devil Hills

Add a little active exploration to your vacation by participating in this annual event that marks the end of the summer running season on the Outer Banks. The Labor Day 5k/1 Mile is a fun and engaging run that veers through the heart of Kill Devil Hills, and which presents plenty of stunning scenery along the way, and ample reasons to come out and discover this coastal community.

Week of September 10, 2018 - September 16, 2018

TRI Swim Bike Run

  • Saturday, September 15th - Sunday, September 16th
Nags Head

Put your biking, swimming and running skills to the ultimate test during this event that takes advantage of the brilliant fall weather along the coastline, as well as the gorgeous scenery of the Outer Banks. TRI Swim Bike Run is a multi-faceted race to the finish line that includes Olympic, Sprint, & Half Triathlon Distances, as well as relay teams and individual spots, to create a customized course that will challenge athletes of all skill levels.

Week of October 1, 2018 - October 7, 2018

HICF Positively Pink 5K and Fun Run

  • Saturday, October 6th
Avon

Enjoy a breezy fall outing that starts with a light run or jog and ends with plenty of food, fun, and live music at this annual event that goes to benefit a very worthy local cause, the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation. The HICF Positively Pink 5K is a great outing that’s open to visitors and locals of all ages, and which shows just how fun the Outer Banks can be in the fall when everyone comes together to help out a favorite community organization.

Week of November 5, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Week of November 19, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile

  • Wednesday, November 21st 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kill Devil Hills

Get your Thanksgiving off to a fun and active start with this event that combines a little fitness with a world of exceptional brews. The Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile is a great Wednesday precursor to the Thanksgiving Day feast, and it entails a drink-and-run course that beer lovers and runners alike will enjoy to the fullest.

Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot

  • Thursday, November 22nd 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Duck

Start a Thanksgiving holiday by participating in one of the Northern Outer Banks’ favorite traditions – the Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot. This event which is now in its 23rd year attracts visitors and locals alike who want to run, walk or “trot” before diving into their afternoon Thanksgiving feast.

Surfin' Turkey 5k and Puppy Drum Run

  • Thursday, November 22nd 8:00 AM
Hatteras

Get your Turkey Day celebration off to a fun and fast-paced start with this annual event that is quickly becoming a highlight of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Surfin' Turkey 5k and Puppy Drum Run is presented by the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund (HIYEF), and is a great opportunity to support a favorite local cause while enjoying miles of fun in the heart of Hatteras village.

Outer Banks Running Club OBX Gobbler 5K & Fun Run

  • Thursday, November 22nd 9:00 AM
Nags Head

Start your Thanksgiving Day with a little action before you start digging into the turkey feast with this annual run that features a family-friendly course, and plenty of ways to explore the local Outer Banks communities. The Outer Banks Running Club OBX Gobbler 5K & Fun Run is an engaging and scenic trek through the Village of Nags Head which is open to runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages, and which is sure to be a great kick-off to Turkey Day for everyone in the crew.

Week of December 31, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Battle at the Beach - High School Invitational Wrestling Tournament

  • Sunday, January 6th
Kill Devil Hills

Wrestling teams from all over the local Outer Banks coastline and well beyond will head to the beach for this annual championship that is popular with area high schools, sporting enthusiasts, and spectators alike. The Battle At The Beach - High School Invitational Wrestling Tournament has become a highly anticipated tournament that takes place in the heart of the central Outer Banks, and which features a number of local teams to get fans cheering and ready for some great match-ups.