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DEC 2015

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December 2015 35 www.sportseventsmagazine.com Indiana CARMEL Hamilton County Sports Authority 37 E Main St. (46032) Phone: (317) 660-4041 Toll Free: (800) 776-8687, ext. 300 Fax: (317) 848-3191 Email: wknox@hamiltoncountysports.com Website: www.hamiltoncountysports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ HamiltonCountySports Twitter: @HamiltonCoSport Contact: William Knox, Director Metro Area Rooms: 7,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, ice sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, archery, run- Comments: Hamilton County, Indiana is the premier destination for amateur sports in the Midwest. Located just north of Indianapolis, not only will you experience a first-class is here to assist with any housing, hospitality SEE AD ON PAGE 67 COLUMBUS Columbus Area Visitors Center 506 Fifth St. (47201) Phone: (812) 378-2622 Website: www.columbus.in.us EVANSVILLE Evansville CVB 401 SE Riverside Dr. (47713) Phone: (812) 421-2203 Website: www.visitevansville.com FORT WAYNE Visit Fort Wayne 927 S Harrison St. (46802) Phone: (260) 424-3700 Website: www.visitfortwayne.com HAMMOND/ MERRILLVILLE South Shore Sports Promotion 7770 Corinne Dr. Hammond (46323) Phone: (219) 989-7770 Website: www.SouthShoreSports.org JASPER Dubois County Visitors Center 2704 Newton St. (47546) Phone: (812) 482-9115 Website: www.visitduboiscounty.com LAFAYETTE Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette 301 Frontage Road (47905) Phone: (765) 447-9999, ext. 104 Toll Free: (800) 872-6648 Fax: (765) 447-5062 Email: agordon@homeofpurdue.com Website: www.homeofpurdue.com Contact: Amanda Gordon, Sport Mktg./ Recreation Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 2,383 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, water sports, swimming/ diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sail- ing/rowing/canoe, archery, running, bowling, Comments: host to NCAA, Big Ten, Regional State golf - we've done it! On I-65 between Chicago accessible. It's a Great Place to Play! MICHIGAN CITY LaPorte County CVB 4073 Franklin St. (46360-7328) Phone: (219) 872-5055 Toll Free: (800) 634-2650 Fax: (219) 872-3660 Email: Rick@MichiganCityLaPorte.com Website: www.michigancitylaporte.com Contact: Rick Wright, Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- dance, snow sports, ice sports, cycling, water sailing/rowing/canoe. SOUTH BEND Visit South Bend Mishawaka 401 E Colfax, Suite 310 (46617) Phone: (574) 400-4061 Website: www.visitsouthbend.com Iowa CEDAR FALLS/ WATERLOO Cedar Valley Sports Commission P. O. Box 4166 Waterloo (50704) Phone: (319) 233-8350 Website: www.cedarvalleysports.org CEDAR RAPIDS Cedar Rapids Area CVB 87 16th Ave. SW, Suite 200 (52404) Phone: (319) 398-5009 Toll Free: (800) 735-5557 Fax: (319) 398-5089 Email: marylee@cedar-rapids.com Website: www.cedar-rapids.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/cedar rapidscvb Twitter: @cedarrapidscvb LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ bureau YouTube: www.youtube.com/cracvb Contact: Mary Lee Malmberg, Dir. of Sports Tourism Metro Area Rooms: 3,047 Lgst. Area Room Block: 2,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, mat sports, volleyball, archery, running, bowling, Comments: Cedar Rapids, a 2014 All- American City, has 3,000 sleeping rooms across the metro area, an ever-growing endless opportunities for sports enthusiasts. The U.S. Cellular Complex opened in May 2013 is located in the city's dining enter- tainment district. It has a 6,800-seat arena, room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. SEE AD ON PAGE 143 DES MOINES Des Moines Area Sports Commission 400 Locust St., Suite 265 (50309) Phone: (515) 699-3452 Toll Free: (800) 451-2625 Fax: (515) 244-9757 Email: katief@catchdesmoines.com Website: www.catchdesmoines.com Contact: Katie Fencl, Dir. of Sports Metro Area Rooms: 11,450 Lgst. Area Room Block: 4,000 Venues Available For: Track field, baseball/ softball, soccer, basketball, gymnastics, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, archery, running, Comments: Catch the Des Moines Area Sports Commission. Greater Des Moines is soccer tournaments. Gymnastic meets. NCAA events. The sounds of feet hitting the pavement in road races across the Metro. Catch our spectacular facilities. Miles of trails. Hotels. Restaurants. Attractions. Catch the spirit in Greater Des Moines. WATERLOO Waterloo CVB 500 Jefferson St. (50701) Phone: (319) 233-8350, ext. 106 Website: www.travelwaterloo.com Kansas MANHATTAN Manhattan Area Sports Council 501 Poyntz Ave. (66502) Phone: (785) 776-8829 Toll Free: (800) 759-0134 Fax: (785) 776-0679 Email: marcia@manhattan.org Website: www.visitmanhattanks.org Contact: Marcia Rozell, Tourism Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 1,460 Lgst. Area Room Block: 1,460 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, martial arts, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, Comments: Manhattan features numerous accommodations to handle your event. With nearly 1,500 sleeping rooms, easy interstate hubs, Manhattan is more than capable to field your next sporting event! OVERLAND PARK Overland Park Sports Alliance 9001 W 110th St., Suite 100 (66210) Phone: (913) 491-0123 Toll Free: (800) 262-7275 Fax: (913) 491-0015 Email: jstine@overlandparksportsalliance.com Website: www.overlandparksports alliance.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/visit overlandpark Twitter: @visitop LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/18106 YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/opcvb Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/visitop Contact: Justin Stine, Director, Overland Park Sports Alliance Metro Area Rooms: 5,200 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- Comments: Located minutes from downtown Kansas City, Overland Park offers the perfect - pitality. Featuring award-winning facilities, 36 Home of Prairiefire, a brand new museum Overland Park - The Heart of Awesome. SEE AD ON PAGE 171 PITTSBURG Crawford County CVB 117 W Fourth St. (66762) Phone: (620) 231-1212 Website: www.visitcrawfordcounty.com SALINA Visit Salina P. O. Box 586 (67402) 120 W Ash (67401) Phone: (785) 827-9301 Website: www.VisitSalina.org TOPEKA Visit Topeka Inc. 618 S Kansas Ave. (66603) Phone: (785) 234-1030 Website: www.VisitTopeka.com WICHITA Visit Wichita 515 S Main St., Suite 115 (67202) Phone: (316) 265-2800 Toll Free: (800) 288-9424 Fax: (316) 265-0162 Email: dhays@visitwichita.com Website: www.visitwichita.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/visitwichita Twitter: @visitwichita LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/ company/1546916 YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/ UCLVcklDHD7ltXZagIv7DjGA Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/visitwichita Contact: Drew Hays, Destination Sales Mgr. - Sports Metro Area Rooms: 8,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, shooting, Comments: NCAA, United States Bowling Congress YMCA's National Gymnastics Championships have all chosen Wichita, Kansas. Find out why you should choose Wichita's arenas, courts rinks, too! VisitWichita.com to find out more about the city where major hotels have all been ren- unmatched! SEE AD ON PAGE 95 Kentucky BOWLING GREEN Bowling Green Area CVB 352 Three Springs Road (42104) Phone: (270) 782-0800 Toll Free: (800) 326-7465 Fax: (270) 842-2104 Email: amy@visitbgky.com Website: www.visitbgky.com Contact: Amy Cardwell, Sports Sales Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 3,800 Lgst. Area Room Block: 2,700 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, swimming/diving, basketball, volley-

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