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OCT 2016

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Midwest • Illinois • Indiana 2017 Baseball/Softball Sourcebook 20 www.sportseventsmagazine.com Lgst. # Contig. Fields # of Fields Youth H.S. College Lgst. Seating Cap. Bleacher Stadium Dist. Between 2 Farthest Fields (mi.) # of Metro Area Rooms Map Location # of Fields Lighted Sport Destination FIELD PROFILE: Branson, Missouri Ballparks of America Ballparks of America is the only facility in the world to feature two-third scale replicas of five iconic stadiums spanning the history of baseball. It has stay-and-play youth baseball accommodations and premium synthetic turf fields. Number of fields: Five lighted synthetic turf fields. Year built: 2016 Events hosted: AAYSC Midwest Challenge, Branson City Lights Classic, Missouri Heat Classic, Baseball Youth Future Games and Baseball Youth Majors Championship. Extras: Team suites with HDTV, a space to hang-out, and personal lockers. The residence halls have air conditioning and private showers allowing teams to stay at the complex. Contact: www.BallparksofAmerica.com KANKAKEE Kankakee County CVB BASEBALL 17 8 6 15 7 2 500 10 900 P10 Phone: (815) 935-7390 / Fax: (815) 935-5169 Website: www.visitkankakeecounty.com SOFTBALL 19 12 6 12 7 700 10 MOLINE Quad Cities Sports Commission BASEBALL 45 12 3 38 4 4 300 4,000 10 5,500 N10 Phone: (309) 736-6823 / Fax: (309) 764-9443 Toll Free: (800) 747-7800, ext. 823 SOFTBALL 43 12 8 36 2 800 10 Email: lhunt@visitquadcities.com Website: www.quadcitiessports.com Contact: Lynn Hunt, Vice President Comments: The Quad Cities welcomes national championships from ASA, NSA, ISC, USSSA, NAFA more! Come experience the MARVELS ON THE MISSISSIPPI! PEORIA PEORIA AREA CVB BASEBALL 30 24 12 18 10 2 2,000 7,000 20 4,500 O11 Phone: (309) 282-3282 / Fax: (309) 676-8470 Toll Free: (800) 747-0302 SOFTBALL 30 23 12 28 2 2,000 2,000 20 Email: chatfield@peoria.org Website: EnjoyPeoria.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/EnjoyPeoria Twitter: @EnjoyPeoria YouTube: www.youtube.com/PeoriaAreaCVB Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/enjoypeoria Contact: Cory Hatfield, Dir. of Sales Comments: Additional individual fields may be available upon request. The Peoria Area Riverfront, shopping, restaurants 4,500+ hotel rooms provide plenty of room entertainment for participants fans. The Peoria Area CVB also provides coordination support for your sporting event. Come Play in Peoria! SEE AD ON PAGE 21 ROCKFORD Rockford Area CVB BASEBALL 27 10 8 15 8 2 800 3,079 15 3,000 O9 Phone: (815) 963-8111 / Fax: (815) 963-4298 Website: www.gorockford.com SOFTBALL 15 8 8 15 2 800 10 INDIANA BLOOMINGTON Hoosier Sports Corporation - Visit Bloomington BASEBALL 20 10 6 16 3 1 250 2,250 10 2,300 Q12 Phone: (812) 355-7726 / Fax: (812) 334-2344 Website: www.hoosiersports.org SOFTBALL 17 9 4 16 1 250 500 10 CARMEL Hamilton County Sports Authority BASEBALL 136 49 26 100 36 500 14 7,000 Q11 Phone: (317) 660-4041 / Fax: (317) 848-3191 Website: www.hamiltoncountysports.com SOFTBALL 67 15 14 67 500 14 DANVILLE Visit Hendricks County BASEBALL 8 4 4 8 700 12 1,600 P11 Phone: (317) 718-8750 / Fax: (317) 718-9913 Toll Free: (800) 321-9666 SOFTBALL 7 7 4 7 4 600 11 Email: groups@visithendrickscounty.com Website: www.visithendrickscounty.com Contact: Becky Harris, Dir. of Sales Comments: Hendricks County is bordered by I-70 I-74, located within minutes west of the Indianapolis International Airport downtown Indy. Al Jan Barker Sports Complex, host of the 2014 Indiana State Little League Finals, includes 4 youth baseball fields the new Miracle Movers Field, a synthetic surface handicap accessible field designed for special needs children adults to play baseball softball. The Hoosier Sports Center located in Brownsburg includes 4 youth baseball all levels of softball lighted fields, concession stand clubhouse. FORT WAYNE Visit Fort Wayne BASEBALL 13 10 3 3 9 4 300 8,000 30 5,000 R10 Phone: (260) 424-3700 / Fax: (260) 424-3914 Website: www.visitfortwayne.com SOFTBALL 30 12 4 12 3 200 8,000 24 t

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