Established in 2007, the Grand Island Sports Council was created to attract and host quality sporting events in the city.

Grand Island has hosted scores of regional and national competitions — equine, shooting, wrestling, basketball, archery, bowling, cheer leading, soccer and more. We have a high rate of return events, evidence that Grand Island knows how to make sporting competitions and tournaments successful.

2019 Sporting Events:

  • Hoops Mania
    • When: January 19-20, 2019
  • Heartland Hoops
    • When: February 9, 2019
  • NSAA State Cheer & Dance
    • February 15-16, 2019
  • USA Folk Style Wrestling
    • When March 16-17, 2019
  • 9th Annual Race for Grace 
    • When: April 6, 2019
  • Firecracker Fun Run 5k & 10k
    • When: July 4th, 2019
  • Nebraska Crane Trust Buffalo Stampede Bike Ride
    • When: June , 2019
  • USSSA Class C State Softball
    • When: June 14-16, 2019
  • 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
    • When: June 23-28, 2019
  •  Nebraska State Fair Marathon
    • When: August 24, 2019

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