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Category - Sports Press Releases

Posted on March 10th 2016
Two, Free Pre-Tournament Events Offered to Locals Des Moines, IA – The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission invites the public to enjoy two, free basketball events leading up to the start of the 2016 NCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds on Thursday, March 17. Catch... read more
Posted on June 20th 2013
The cities of Des Moines and West Des Moines, the West Des Moines Soccer Club and the Iowa Soccer Association in partnership with and support from the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, will host the US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest Regional)... read more
Posted on March 24th 2013
Preliminary calculations show that Greater Des Moines experienced a $15 million economic impact from NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships that were held at Wells Fargo Arena, March 21-23, 2013. “We’ve received considerable positive feedback from our community partners and the hospitality industry,” said Greg Edwards, Greater... read more
Posted on February 26th 2013
Tickets are still available for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2013 Wrestling National Championship. The event is in Des Moines for the second time in the championship’s 56-year history, and brings more than 200 wrestlers from 41 states to the Iowa State Fairgrounds Jacobson Exhibition Center March 1-2. Grand... read more
Posted on February 20th 2013
The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission are excited to announce the following winners of the 2012 Central Iowa Sports Awards (CISA):   HIGH SCHOOL Male Athlete of the Year – Austin Halls, Murray High School Female Athlete of the Year – Maddie Manning, Ankeny Basketball Team of the... read more
Posted on January 27th 2013
DES MOINES, IOWA – The public is encouraged to cast their votes for the best athletes in Greater Des Moines. Voting for the 2012 Central Iowa Sports Awards will be live through Sunday, February 10 at www.facebook.com/catchdesmoines . Votes may also be emailed to info@catchdesmoines.com . Winners will be announced in March. The Central Iowa... read more
Posted on May 22nd 2012
The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) will bring the National Junior High Finals Rodeo to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines in 2014 and 2015.The event is expected to bring an estimated 10,000 attendees to the city each year. This will be the first time the event has been hosted outside of Red Rock Park in Gallup, New Mexico. The... read more