Category Archives: Sports

Event Alert: Missouri State High School Activities Association and National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships

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 State Basketball Championships Date: March 6-16 Attendees: 40,000 Room Nights: 6,500 […]
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Spring Brings Big Groups to Springfield

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in […]
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MSHSAA Baseball Returning to Southwest Missouri

The Missouri State High School Activities Association State Baseball Championships will have a new home starting in 2021. The MSHSAA board of directors designated U.S. Baseball Park as the State Baseball Championships venue from 2021 through 2025. The stadium in Ozark was selected in a competitive bid process over other strong venues from throughout Missouri, […]
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Travel Helps CVB Staff Connect with Event Planners

CVB staff attend a variety of trade shows and other events that provide opportunities for networking with event and convention planners and tell them about Springfield. Educational conferences are also attended to help staff hone their skills. Upcoming and recent travel include: Religious Conference Management Association Event Services Professionals Association Professional Convention Management Association National […]
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Summer Convention Season in Full Swing

A plethora of conventions, sporting events and other activities that bring groups to Springfield are underway this summer. Among the largest are the following: July 5-8 – Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention, 3,000 attendees, 1,100 room nights July 23-26 – Missouri Association for Career & Technical Education Joint Summer Conference, 1,200 attendees, 1,411 room nights […]
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Event Alert: Premier Baseball

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. Premier Baseball Incoming Freshman Championship Date: June 28-July 1 Attendees: 2,400 Room Nights: 2,460 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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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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