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.

2021 Sporting Events:

  • Hoops Mania
    • When: CANCELLED
  • Heartland Hoops
    • When: February 13, 2021
  • NSAA State Cheer & Dance
    • February 17-20, 2021
  • USA Folk Style Wrestling
    • When March 20-21, 2021
  • 11th Annual Race for Grace 
    • When: April 10, 2021
  • Firecracker Fun Run 5k & 10k
    • When: July 4th, 2021
  • Nebraska Crane Trust Buffalo Stampede Bike Ride
    • When: TBD
  • USSSA Class C State Softball
    • When: TBD
  • 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
    • When: June 20-25, 2021
  •  Nebraska State Fair Marathon
    • When: August 27, 2021

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