Deer Classic to move from State Fair Colisseum to Blaine

After 30 years at the State Fair Colisseum, the Minnesota Deer Classic is moving to the National Sports Center in Blaine. The sports center bought the event from Hugh Price, who started the annual event in 1982. Price will remain a consultant on the event, which debut at its new facility in Blaine next March.
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After 30 years at the State Fair Colisseum, the Minnesota Deer Classic is moving to the National Sports Center in Blaine. The sports center bought the event from Hugh Price, who started the annual event in 1982. Price will remain a consultant on the event, which debut at its new facility in Blaine next March.

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