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Large comfortable sports venues and big-city accommodations and service without the big city traffic jams are what make the Fox Cities a great place to play. Whatever the sport, tournament organizers find the area just right to host their event.


From baseball to powerlifting to disc golf, the Fox Cities will go the extra mile to make your tournament a success. Our services are free and our team can assist with:
  • Touring and evaluating sports facilities and hotels
  • Securing proposals from sports venues and organizations
  • Managing hotel arrangements and room blocks
  • Coordinating media contact information
  • Recruiting volunteers to work at events
  • Providing visitor guides, maps and other printed information on the area
  • Identifying potential vendors and service providers
  • Recommending attractions, tours, and other group entertainment options

Who's Played in the Fox Cities

When it comes to sports tournaments, the Fox Cities hasn't been exactly "warming the bench". Our past line up of tournaments would rate high on any scorecard! In 1986, Sports Illustrated magazine profiled the Fox Cities in an article about sports in towns all over America. It noted the area "is a place where high school athletes are still heroes and where summertime baseball is both a pastime and a continuum of generations."

This local passion for sports shows in the local fan support and excellent media coverage given to sporting events that choose the Fox Cities. Some recent events and on-going sports tournaments in the Fox Cities include:
  • US Youth Soccer Region II Tournament
  • ISC World Softball Tournament
  • NCAA Division III Baseball World Series
  • Badger State Summer Games
  • Amateur World Disc Golf Championships
  • NAFA Fastpitch World Series
  • WIAA Boys State Baseball Tournament
  • ASA Girls Fastpitch Northern Nationals
  • The Cheesehead Wrestling Tournament
  • U.S. Curling Championships
  • Badger State Hockey Tournament
  • Wisconsin State Men's, Women's, and Youth Bowling Tournaments
  • Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Basketball Tournament
  • Flat Grass Soccer Showdown
  • WIAA Girls State Volleyball Tournament
  • Legion Baseball Ohio Valley Regional Tournament
  • UPA Division III Ultimate Championships
  • Appleton Soccer Club Spring Premier Challenge
  • Babe Ruth 14-year old World Series
  • Upper Midwest Soccer Classic
  • ASA Girl's Fastpitch State Tournament
  • Tom's Drive-In Soccer Classic

Your Contact:
Matt Ten Haken
Sports Sales Manager
Email Matt

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