SportsEvents Magazine

JUL 2018

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Page 36 of 59 July 2018 37 K A N S A S t of the largest cities in the state, Kansas City offers quality facilities, lots of attractions and thousands of hotel rooms within 30 minutes of the facilities. Hotel rooms: 2,026 Major facilities: CommunityAmer- ica Ballpark is an 8,000-seat Minor League ballpark. Wyandotte Sporting Fields offers 12 soccer fields that allow for multiple configurations per field. Children's Mercy Park is an 18,500-seat soccer facility. Kansas Speedway has a capacity of 63,000. Contact: Kansas City Kansas CVB, See Ad On Page 38 Lawrence Lawrence, in northeast Kansas, is no stranger to events of all sizes. The city hosts all sorts of events for sports such as baseball, volleyball, track and field, cross country, soccer and golf. Hotel rooms: 1,493 Major facilities: Sports Pavilion Lawrence at Rock Chalk Park is an 181,000-square-foot facility with eight basketball or 16 volleyball courts. Rock Chalk Park houses a nine-lane, 400-meter track and field event area. The Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park in- cludes six outdoor courts and six indoor courts. The Youth Sports Complex has 23 soccer fields, five football fields, four baseball diamonds and eight softball fields. Clinton Lake and Clinton State Park offer prime space for fishing and cycling. Contact: Explore Lawrence, Olathe In far-eastern Kansas is Olathe. A suburb of Kansas City, there are lots of venues, hotels and attractions here. Hotel rooms: 1,284 Major facilities: Olathe Soccer Sports Complex is under construction and will have nine all-weather artificial-turf fields. Elite Sports Center Olathe is a 65,000-square-foot venue with 10 multi- sport flex courts. Olathe District Activity Center has one football field, one soccer field, two baseball fields, two softball fields and an eight-lane synthetic-surface track. College Boulevard Activity Center includes 12 tennis courts, one football field, one soccer field, two baseball fields, two softball fields and one Mir- acle League T-ball field. New Century Fieldhouse is an 88,000-square-foot facility with an indoor soccer artificial- turf field, four basketball courts, eight volleyball courts and four futsal courts. Contact: Olathe CVB, ►

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