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LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University (LETU) is a private, interdenominational Christian university located in Longview, Texas, United States with programs in engineering, aeronautical science, education and business. The university also provides graduate and undergraduate degree programs for working adults online and at education centers in Texas in Dallas, Houston, and Longview.

Great Texas Balloon Race

Considered by many of the pilots that compete at the Great Texas Balloon Race to be the best run event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985.

Maude Cobb Convention Center

The Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex encompasses the Maude Cobb Convention Center, Longview Exhibit Building, PRCA approved Rodeo Arena, Agricultural Pavilion and Fairgrounds, providing a multi-­purpose complex suitable for a variety of activities and events. A joint project of the Longview Chamber of Commerce and the City of Longview.A groundbreaking ceremony was conducted on September 7, 1982. Maude Cobb Convention Center opened January 20, 1984, and was turned over debt-­free to the City of Longview to operate and maintain.

Alpine Golf Club

The Alpine Golf Club is a fun 18-hole Par 70 public course and has been open since 1955! This 6,176 yard course is perfect for the beginner and a challenge for any player. You’ll need to hit it straight because of the tree-lined fairways, but nailing the driver off the tee is not a requirement and you’ll be in good shape on many holes with a solid fairway wood or long iron. Watch out for No. 9 when you play from the back tees at 240 yards, many will need to use the driver!