SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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Page 31 of 165 December 2016 30 KANKAKEE Kankakee County CVB One Dearborn Square, Suite 1 (60901) Phone: (815) 935-7390 Website: LISLE Chicago's Premier Western Suburb-Lisle 925 Burlington Ave. (60532) Phone: (800) 733-9811 Website: PEORIA Peoria Area CVB (Enjoy Peoria) 456 Fulton St., Suite 300 (61602) Phone: (309) 282-3282 Toll Free: (800) 747-0302 Fax: (309) 676-8470 Email: Website: Contact: Cory Hatfield, Dir. of Sales Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 3,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, archery, running, boxing. Comments: Come play in the Peoria area. - tions for any sporting event: Peoria Civic Center - 110,000-square-foot exhibit hall; Dozer Park - 7,000-seat baseball stadium; EastSide Centre - 20-diamond complex; Shea Stadium - 2,000-seat soccer stadium; golf - 100,000 yards of fairway, 19 golf cours- es; Louisville Slugger Sports Complex - 10 125,000-square-foot dome. SEE AD ON PAGE 137 ROCKFORD Rockford Area CVB 102 N Main St. (61101) Phone: (815) 963-8111 Website: Indiana CARMEL Hamilton County Sports Authority 37 E Main St. (46032) Phone: (317) 660-4041 Website: COLUMBUS Columbus Area Visitors Center 506 Fifth St. (47201) Phone: (812) 378-2622 Website: indoor complexes. Contact our account exec- utives for assistance locating venues, housing successful sporting event. SEE AD ON PAGE 153 CHICAGO SOUTHLAND Chicago Southland CVB 2304 173rd St. Lansing (60438) Phone: (708) 895-8200 Website: EFFINGHAM Effingham CVB 201 E Jefferson Ave. 1505 Hampton Dr. (62401) Phone: (217) 342-5305 Toll Free: (800) 772-0750 Email: Website: Facebook: Twitter: @VisitEffingham Pinterest: Contact: Jodi Thoele, Dir. of Tourism Metro Area Rooms: 1,100 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soc- cer, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, volle Comments: Let us help you plan to play in Effingham, IL! SEE AD ON PAGE 78 GALENA Galena/Jo Daviess County CVB 720 Park Ave. (61036) Phone: (815) 777-3557 Website: GURNEE Visit Lake County 5465 W Grand Ave., Suite 100 (60031) Phone: (847) 662-2700 Toll Free: (800) LAKE-NOW Fax: (847) 662-2702 Email: Website: Contact: Teresa Lewis, Metro Area Rooms: 8,500 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, basketball, volleyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, dance, fishing, boating, cycling boxing. Comments: Lake County, Illinois is located offers a wide variety of venues from indoor outdoor sports complexes to softball baseball fields, soccer fields, challenging golf much more. During breaks, participants love spending time at Six Flags Great America Hurricane Harbor. World-class attractions, group-friendly hotels make Lake County the ideal sports event location. For free planning assistance, contact Teresa Lewis at teresa@ or call (800) Lake-Now. Visitors Bureau is here to make your sporting event the ultimate success! SEE AD ON PAGE 150 Illinois Sports Illinois 3201 Cira Dr., Suite 201 Bloomington (61704) 100 W Randolph St., Suite 3-400 (60601) Phone: (800) 433-8226 Website: BLOOMINGTON- NORMAL Bloomington-Normal Area CVB 3201 CIRA Dr., Suite 201 Bloomington (61704) Phone: (309) 665-0033 Website: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA Visit Champaign County 108 S Neil St. Champaign (61820) Phone: (217) 351-4133 Toll Free: (800) 369-6151 Email: Website: Contact: Ryan Reid, Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 4,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, dance, cycling, boxing lacrosse. Comments: From the knuckle-biting excite- ment of Big Ten Sports to numerous youth tournaments, Champaign County knows sports. Home to the University of Illinois, Champaign County features state-of-the-art sports complexes, indoor outdoor facilities, and parks that accommodate most collegiate, amateur, adult or youth sporting events. CHICAGO NORTHWEST Meet Chicago Northwest 1375 E Woodfield Road, Suite 120 Schaumburg (60173-5423) Phone: (847) 490-1010 Toll Free: (800) 847-4849 Fax: (847) 490-1212 Email: Website: Facebook: Twitter: @chicagonw LinkedIn: meet-chicago-northwest YouTube: Pinterest: Contact: Melinda Garritano, Sr. Account Exec. Metro Area Rooms: 10,300 Lgst. Area Room Block: 700 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, swimming/diving, basketball, mat sports, vol- leyball, sailing/rowing/canoe, archery, running, bowling, cheer dance, cycling, boxing lacrosse. Comments: the edge of O'Hare, with free parking easy access to Chicago. 100,000-square-foot SANDY SPRINGS Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism 5920 Roswell Road, Suite A-118 (30328) Phone: (770) 206-1447 Website: SAVANNAH Savannah Sports Council 101 E Bay St. (31401) Phone: (912) 644-6414 Fax: (912) 644-6499 Email: Website: Facebook: savannahsportscouncil Twitter: @savannahsports Contact: Ben Wilder, Director Metro Area Rooms: 14,948 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, martial arts, swimming, mat sports, volleyball, cycling boxing. SEE AD ON PAGE 127 TIFTON Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association P. O. Box 273 (31793) 115 W Second St. (31794) Phone: (229) 382-8700 Website: Hawaii HONOLULU Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Ave. (96815) Phone: (808) 943-3500 Email: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 30,000 Comments: Surrounded by Inspiration. On and off the courts. The Hawaii Convention Center is the perfect venue for sports tourna- ments of any size. All in a convenient location near gorgeous Waikiki that offers fun for the whole family. SEE AD ON PAGE 107 Idaho BOISE Boise CVB 250 S Fifth St., Suite 300 Phone: (208) 344-7777 Toll Free: (800) 635-5240 Fax: (208) 344-6236 Email: Website: Facebook: Twitter: @boisecvb Contact: Alena Sheire, Sports Sales Mgr. Metro Area Rooms: 6,000 Venues Available For: Baseball/softball, soccer, martial arts, ice sports, water sports, basketball, mat sports, volleyball, shooting, cycling boxing. Comments: We offer 5 sporting venues, 26 baseball fields, a youth football sports complex, 12 18-hole public golf courses, 5 9-hole public golf courses, 43 soccer fields, 107 tennis courts, aquatic centers, numerous racquetball courts, a ski resort, a whitewater

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