Category Archives: Sports

Event Alert: Special Olympics Missouri

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Special Olympics Missouri 2018 Summer Games Date: June 1-4 Attendees: 1,800 Room Nights: 305 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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Summertime Brings Groups to City

Religious conferences, sporting events and a conference for educators are some of the largest groups coming to the city in June and July. June 8-10 – Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1,500 attendees, 2,438 room nights June 26-July 1 – Premier Baseball, 2,400 attendees, 2,460 room nights June 28-July 1 – Jehovah’s Witnesses, […]
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Event Alert: Missouri Youth Soccer Association

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Missouri Youth Soccer Association Spring Presidents Cup Date: April 27-29 Attendees: 2,700 Room Nights: 2,000 Headquarter Hotel: […]
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Spring Brings Large Groups to City

Spring has sprung and the 2018 tourism season is getting into high gear with thousands coming to Springfield for group business. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels […]
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Youth Events Draw Thousands to City

Heads up, Springfield! Thousands of visitors are coming to the city in March and April and two of the largest events are this week. The Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys and Girls Basketball Championships runs March 7-17 and the National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships is March 10-17. MSHSAA games are expected to be […]
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Event Alert: Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball State Championships Date: March 7-17 Attendees: 40,000 Room Nights: 6,500 […]
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Event Alert: National Christian HomeSchool Basketball

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. National Christian HomeSchool Championships Basketball Nationals Date: March 10-17 Attendees: 10,000 Room Nights: 7,126 Headquarter Hotel: Oasis […]
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CVB Gearing Up for Group Business Season

With the holidays over, the winter slump for group business is past. Now the city has plenty of group business headed this way, including several groups that will bring thousands of people to Springfield. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by […]
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Volunteers Needed for Basketball Tourney

The Springfield Sports Commission is coordinating the Team Ambassador Program for the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Basketball Championships in March. The commission needs 40 team hosts, who will be ambassadors for Springfield and, in the process, become involved in a great event. Responsibilities for the program include: Greeting and meeting your assigned […]
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Large and Small, the CVB Welcomes All Groups!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple of sporting events that are big enough that the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball Championships, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March […]
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