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Sports Illinois is your official event planner resource for hosting a sporting event in Illinois.

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Each year, Illinois hosts events for hundreds of event organizers, rights holders and governing bodies, including amateur tournaments, Regionals, Qualifiers, championships and professional competitions.

Here you can browse sporting venues, see what's currently happening in Illinois sports, or contact us directly to start planning your event today.

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The Right Place to Host...

  • Under-18: Host under-18 and youth sports from little league to soccer tournaments.
  • Amateur Sports: Find a venue for adult leagues and other tournaments.
  • Competitive Events: Find the perfect venue for both traditional and non-traditional sports.
  • Esports & More: Stay on the cutting edge of tourism trends.
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Sports Illinois Huddle

May 13-15, 2024

Every year, stakeholders in Illinois come together to share ideas and plan the future of sporting events in Illinois. Visit the website below for more information on the 2024 Sports Illinois Huddle in Chicago Southland.

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Sports Illinois can help you plan your sports event by connecting you with local experts, recommend venues, and more.

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