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Welcome to Bloomington-Normal!

Plan a sporting event in BN

BN is a winning location for sporting events in Illinois.

BN is a world class sporting event destination

BN is a world class sporting event destination. Over the past two decades, we have hosted many successful international, national and regional tournaments and sporting events – from youth softball and baseball to professional hockey to track and field and Illinois High School Association State Finals Tournaments, we have the space and ability to make your event special.

Teams love our spot

Bloomington-Normal is located only two hours south from Chicago or north from St. Louis, at the interchange of Interstates 39, 55, and 74. If you have teams throughout the Midwest attending your sporting event, BN is a winning location.

Sporting facilities in BN

Our outstanding range of sporting facilities include stadiums; arenas; baseball, softball and soccer fields and complexes; an indoor ice center; swimming pools; university facilities and parks and recreation grounds. There are over 20 sports facilities to choose from in the BN area.

We can help you plan your sporting event in BN

The Bloomington-Normal Area Sports Commission sponsors, operates and assists with sporting events a year in the BN area. Our team can help you plan your sporting event and ensure your attendees have a wonderful experience when they play in BN.

If you would like help planning a sporting event in Bloomington-Normal, please contact the Sports Commission at 800-433-8226, email or complete our request for a sporting event proposal form.



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