Free shuttles for MATE participants: 

Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 – 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Additional shuttle service will run from 5:45 – 9:00 p.m. with drop off and pick up at the below locations and the Kingsport Farmers Market. 

MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center
Fairfield Inn
Hampton Inn
Comfort Inn 
Holiday Inn Express


Happening While You're Here

Welcome to Kingsport! We hope you enjoy your visit for the 2024 MATE World Championship! 
While you’re here, we encourage you to explore our city and experience more of what Kingsport and Northeast Tennessee has to offer. 

  • Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
  • Warriors’ Path State Park
  • Kingsport Aquatic Center
  • Downtown Kingsport Eateries and Shops 
  • Kingsport Greenbelt 
  • Putt-Putt or Fizzy Fairway Indoor Putt-Putt 
  • Gellyball Kingsport
  • Pal’s Sudden Service
Kingsport Axmen Game - Thursday

Catch a baseball game while you’re here! The Kingsport Axmen play at HOME on Thursday, June 20 and all MATE attendees receive a special discount!

Or use promo code “materov24” at checkout. 
The Kingsport Axmen are a summer collegiate baseball team of the Appalachian League.
Game Details: 
Kingsport Axmen at home vs. Elizabethton River Riders 
800 Granby Road, Kingsport, TN 37660 
7:00 p.m. 
Tickets with MATEROV24 discount code, $6 
Concessions available 
MATE Mixer - Friday

Join us for an evening of fun and food at the Kingsport Farmers Market! 

MATE Mixer, sponsored by Schmidt Ocean Institute and hosted by Visit Kingsport 
Kingsport Farmers Market, 308 Clinchfield Street Kingsport, TN 37660 

Shuttles will run from the hotels to and from Kingsport Farmers Market starting at 5:45 p.m. 

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