Local news- Press Release
☷ Churchill County Nevada - New Names For Parks Rec Facilities As Fairgrounds Undergo Transition Upgrade 17 May 2022
Churchill County , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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With the opening of the Rafter 3C Arena on June 1 , Churchill County Parks & Recreation is updating the names of its facilities at the fairgrounds to better reflect our local heritage .
The county recognizes that it will take time for folks to get used to the new names , so signage will be replaced or installed to help folks remember what to ask for if reserving a facility or organizing a gathering with friends .
The east side of the fairgrounds will be known as the 3C Event Complex and will be primarily used for events . The west side where the ball fields are will be called Oser Regional Park ( after the Oser family who donated the land for the park ) and be dedicated to playing fields for sports .
3C Event Complex
The RV park becomes Ragtown RV Park and the south end of it will be known as Sandy Run pasture and be used for additional RV parking .
The enclosed barn stalls will be known as the Rawhide Barn Stalls . Adjacent to those stalls is the Elsworth Timer’s Booth at the Lee Green Arena .
The outdoor arena’s new name is the Fairview Arena with its Overland Announcer’s Booth and the Stillwater Timer’s Booth . The main concession stand behind the bleachers of Fairview Arena will be called the Eastgate Concession Stand .
The Dry Gulch keeps its name with no changes .
There is now the Quarter Horse Cutting Arena and its Cut Hut Timer’s Booth .
The main field where the Cantaloupe Festival is held is now the Lonetree Festival Field with its Hay Palace Stage and white Greasewood Pavilion .
The multi - purpose building becomes the Barrel House while the Cottonwood Building keeps its name .
The Parks & Rec Office building is now the Pinion Office . On the east end of that along Sheckler Road is the Pioneer II Challenge Course , the Carlson Climbing Wall and the La Plata Disc Golf Course .
At the south end of the 3C Event Complex , the COVID testing and vaccine site on Miner’s Road becomes the 40 Mile Camp .
Oser Regional Park
The soccer field becomes the Wonder Field .
The Cal Ripkin Baseball Field is located next to the Pop Warner Football & Cheer building .
Lou Buckmaster lends his name to the football field while the Babe Ruth baseball field retains its name .
The concession stand at Oser Regional Park is now called Westgate Concessions while the pavilion will be known as Pioneer I Pavilion .
The Liberty Basketball Courts round out the Oser Regional Park facilities .
To reserve any of these facilities , please contact Churchill County Parks & Recreation at ( 775 ) 423 - 7733 .
Please follow Churchill County’s
accounts for photos of these newly - named ( or renamed ) facilities in the coming weeks .
Photo: The Barrel House , formerly the multi - purpose building .
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