Louisville is sports-savvy. After 141 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 at ensuring 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 healthy 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.
Paul Hornung Award Banquet
Join us on Feb. 25, 2016, as we honor Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey at the Paul Hornung Award Banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. For information about tickets, contact Julie Howell at 502-587-6742. McCaffrey, a workhorse running back and kick return specialist who also lined up at blocking back, slot, wildcat quarterback and wide receiver on his way to the NCAA season-record for all-purpose yards, is the winner of the sixth annual Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.
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- Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey Named 2015 Paul Hornung Award Winner
- 6th Annual Schnellenberger MVP Award Presented to UofL’s Lamar Jackson
- Oregon’s Edward Cheserek, Notre Dame’s Molly Seiden Win NCAA XC Titles
- Four Players from SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 Named Paul Hornung Award Finalists