Why Grand Island?
When it comes to hosting sporting events, Grand Island knows the score.
A track record of performance Grand Island has hosted dozens and dozens of regional and national competitions — equine, shooting, wrestling, basketball, archery, bowling, cheerleading, soccer and more. Better yet, we have a high rate of return events — proving that Grand Island knows how to make sporting competitions and tournaments successful.
First-rate venues Grand Island offers a diverse array of top-notch venues from an arena that can seat more than 7,500 to a state-of-the-art shooting park. We’re equipped to handle competitions in virtually any sport — from equine to archery, from trap shooting to wrestling, from dance to basketball.
Easy access Grand Island is located right in the middle of the US — right off Interstate 80. Our airport connects us daily with regional jet service to Dallas/Fort Worth — and another regional airport just 40 minutes away serves Denver. Once you’re here, getting around is simple — you can get across town in about 15 minutes. In fact, there are more than 1,500 hotel rooms within five minutes of all major venues.
Family friendly When your teams and fans aren’t busy with your event, there is plenty for them to do — from great shopping to recreation, from museums to theatres, from restaurants to outdoor fun.
Affordable Your dollar goes farther in Grand Island — from hotel rooms to dining out. Better yet, you don’t sacrifice quality while you’re saving money. Competitors and fans alike will leave Grand Island with more money in their pockets — and great memories of an event like no other.