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AUG 2018

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45,000 square feet of space. Contact: Greater Burlington CVB, See Ad On This Page Cedar Rapids In Cedar Rapids, every sporting venue is easily accessible from all area hotels. The city is easy to navigate. Hotel rooms: 3,000 Hotel tax rate: 12 percent Major facilities: U.S. Cellular Center is a 30,000-square-foot multipurpose venue. Tuma Soccer Complex has 32 fields. Cedar Rapids Ice Arena houses two sheets of ice. Prospect Meadows is a new multi-mil- lion-dollar complex that sits on 128 acres and includes an eight-field complex with turfed infields. Seminole Valley Park has a cross-country course. Veterans Memorial Stadium is a 5,300-seat ballpark. Convention center: U.S. Cellular Center includes a convention center, a 267-room DoubleTree by Hilton hotel and a 6,800-seat arena, all in downtown Cedar Rapids. The entire convention center in- cludes 80,000 square feet of event space. Contact: Go Cedar Rapids, Cedar Valley The Cedar Valley includes the cities of Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Cedar Falls com- bines small-town charm with the opportuni- ties of larger metro areas. Waterloo is in the heart of northeast Iowa and offers premier facilities and attractions. Hotel rooms: 883 in Cedar Falls; 1,475 in Waterloo Hotel tax rate: 12 percent Major facilities: UNI-Dome has a new artificial-turf and a 400-meter, eight- lane indoor track. McLeod Center is a 12,500-square-foot indoor multipurpose facility. Birdsall Park has five lighted youth softball/baseball fields. Cedar Valley Soccer Complex features 11 full-size fields and four practice fields. Cedar Valley Sports- Plex is a 30,000-square-foot indoor mul- tisport venue. Young Arena has an Olym- pic-size ice rink that can also accommodate wrestling mats. Riverfront Sports Park includes eight lighted youth baseball/soft- ball fields. Hoing-Rice Complex consists of four lighted baseball/softball fields. Byrnes Park Tennis Center boasts 16 courts. Convention center: Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, to be renamed the Waterloo Convention Center in late 2018, has 40,000 square feet of space and has hosted sport including volleyball, gym- nastics and mixed martial arts. Contact: Cedar Valley Sports Commis- sion, Council Bluffs Council Bluffs has more than 114,000 square feet of indoor sporting-event space and plenty of places to stay. The ► I O W A t Two Facilities, One Location BURLINGTON, IOWA The Burlington Regional RecPlex and, The Turf (new indoor facility) are your teams destination for tournament play in any season. Features include: BURLINGTON REGIONAL RECPLEX • 5 Softball/Baseball Diamonds • 8 Regulation-Sized Soccer Fields • 4 Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts • 1 All-Purpose Field • 6 Station Automatic Batting Cages • Guest Services/Concession Building THE TURF • 78,500 SF of Playing Surface • 8 Playing Surfaces for Soccer • 2 Youth Softball Fields • Easy Field Conversion to Other Sports YEAR ROUND SPORTS BASEBALL . FOOTBALL SOFTBALL . SOCCER THE TURF Coming Early 2019 Greater Burlington Indoor & Outdoor Sports Facilities

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