Sports & Events

Legends Play Here

Ideally situated in the heart of the Midwest, the Champaign-Urbana area is host to a premier educational and sporting institution, the University of Illinois, a member of the Big Ten Conference. With state-of-the art facilities that provide Olympic quality training and competition venues with over 60,000 seats available at Memorial Stadium, 16,000 at the State Farm Center and a world-class tennis center, the Champaign-Urbana area is able to host major sporting events such as the NCAA Tennis Championships, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics Championships and the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Basketball and Wrestling State Championships.

Discover the facilities and services that will make your next event brilliant. Check out our Sports Playbook for more information. 

Champaign-Urbana Area Highlights

  • Big Ten Championship facilities
  • National, regional and state tournaments
  • Ability to host dozens of types of sports
  • 4,500 area hotel rooms
  • Hundreds of local restaurants and entertainment options

Welcoming Your Group

Our Signature Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Facility site inspection
  • Bidding assistance
  • Program planning
  • Securing adequate accommodations for teams or individual athletes
  • Attendance boosters
  • Shuttle transportation
  • Visitor welcome packets and promotional items
  • Social media and public relations
  • Customized tour itineraries

Ready to schedule a site visit? Contact us today for more information or call 217-351-4133!


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