Sports in Charlotte
Charlotte is home to two major professional sports franchises: the Carolina Panthers of the NFL and the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. The Panthers have been located in Charlotte since the team's creation in 1995, and the current Hornets franchise has been located in Charlotte since its creation in 2004. The Panthers play their home games in Bank of America Stadium, while the Hornets play in the Spectrum Center. Charlotte is represented in ice hockey and baseball at the 'AAA' professional level by the Charlotte Checkers and the Charlotte Knights.
NFL: The Panthers at Bank of America Stadium
(Check out the 2022 Season Calendar Below)
CMS serves more than 141,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. As the 18th largest school district in the country, CMS has 159 schools and more than 18,000 employees. CMS Won the Broad Prize for Urban Education in 2011 for elevating achievement levels, ranks in the top five school districts nationally for the number of National Board Certified (NBC) teachers, and offers nine magnet-school programs in 37 schools. Magnet schools offer students an opportunity to focus on a particular theme or curriculum while receiving the N.C. Standard Course of Study.
As quickly as Charlotte has grown, so has the area’s public transportation provider, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). CATS serves a six-county region with daily services while also advancing regional transit planning. Serving more than 23 million trips each year, CATS operates busses and the light rail, and is fully accessible.
See the Bus Routes and Schedule.
Charlotte is also home to the Charlotte International Airport, so you can travel anywhere in the world directly from your city.
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