SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 09, 2012 17:08 ET

Saddle Up for a Stay Near Copper Creek Arena

Fairfield Inn Named Host Hotel for the Ranch Sorting National Championships

CLOVIS, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2012) - Taking the United States by storm, the exciting sport of Ranch Sorting is now 10,000 members strong and growing. Over 400 events take place each season, including the Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC). Clovis' own Copper Creek Arena will play host to the championships and will host at least six RSNC events through 2013. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Fresno Clovis is proud to serve as the official host hotel for Copper Creek Arena and its RSNC events.

As the host hotel, the Fairfield Inn will be the only hotel promoted on the Copper Creek Arena website for the next year. As an event sponsor, the hotel donated two free room nights as a giveaway for the first event for prizes. The Fairfield Inn staff is excited to be part of the RSNC's event planning in Clovis.

Established in 2007 by horse enthusiasts who compete and participate in different equine events, the RSNC aims to be the premier equine family sport. Offering free membership, the RSNC provides easy access to exciting competition for beginners, right up to the experts. In fact, this year's RSNC national finals are expected to have 5,000 teams competing. According to the RSNC website (, "... (Ranch Sorting) is the only equine sport in the nation that allows everyone in the family to COMPETE, WIN and get the recognition and rewards that in most equine sports only the very top competitors receive."

The Copper Creek Arena has everything to make an equine event a success -- hospitality, location, space and versatility. The arena offers hospitality, location, space and versatility with a variety of arenas, stalls and services to meet every need -- including riding lessons at every skill level. For more information, visit

Boasting 85 spacious guest rooms with modern amenities like 32" LCD TVs with HD satellite channels, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fresno Clovis is a smart choice among hotels near Yosemite, CA. Each room also features the luxurious "Green Tea Bedding Package," complete with vibrant colors, rich decor and lavish amenities. At this popular hotel in Clovis, California, guests will find themselves just steps from Historic Old Town Clovis, and only a few miles from Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FYI), Save Mart Center, Fresno State University, Downtown Fresno, The Shops at Riverpark, Fashion Fair Mall, Sanger, Clovis Veterans Memorial Building & the Tulare Farm Show.

To help guests get ready for the day -- or unwind after exploring the city -- this Clovis hotel near Fresno Airport features a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi Internet access, fitness center, swimming pool and whirlpool. Known as the Gateway to the Sierra, the Fairfield Inn's Fresno/Clovis hotel's location is perfect for those planning to see Kings Canyon, Sequoia and/or Yosemite national parks -- or hit the slopes at Sierra Summit & Squaw Valley.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fresno Clovis

This Clovis hotel's accommodations are just minutes from restaurants, shops, entertainment and nightlife. The hotel's 85 guest rooms on three floors offer well-placed desks, data ports and phones, complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet at blazing T1 speeds, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, irons and hair dryers for added convenience. The hotel also features a meeting room with 625 sq. ft. of total meeting space, and a free breakfast buffet with hot and cold items, such as egg and sausage biscuits, cereal, fresh fruit, hash browns and more!

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