Louisville is sports-savvy. After 143 Kentucky Derbys, embracing events is part of our culture. We have quality facilities, abundant hotels, and we’re only one-day’s drive from 60 percent of the U.S. population. Louisville is affordable, family-friendly, drivable, walkable, and has great restaurants, clubs, and attractions. We work hard to ensure your event is a success.
Bring your sporting event to Louisville, we’ll help you celebrate success. We do it on a regular basis. We have the infrastructure, experience, expertise, and can-do attitude to help you achieve your goals. With the Kentucky Derby being the oldest, continuously run sporting event in America – begun in 1875 – we’ve been in the sports event business longer than any city in the U.S. And hosting sporting events is what Louisville does best. We have a passion and controlled urgency that fuels success for our events. If there’s one thing that our experience has taught us, it’s that sports can entertain. They can engage. And most importantly to us and our city, they can be used to promote active lifestyles.
We are just as committed to providing an outstanding experience for national governing bodies of sport and event rights holders, fans, media, and attendees. Let us show you how choosing Louisville as your host site is the first step in assuring a successful event.
USA BMX Derby City Nationals
Come on out to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park on Labor Day weekend for some exciting BMX competition. The Derby City Nationals event annually draws more than 1,200 racers from across the country including Olympians, professional BMX racers, and our nation’s fastest amateur riders.
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- Greg Fante Recognized as a Sports Industry “Game Changer”
- Eight Local Athletes to Compete in 2017 UCI BMX World Championships July 25-29
- Jim Beam® Bourbon Unveiled as Presenting Sponsor of the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon
- 46 Players Named to 2017 Paul Hornung Award Watch List