Columbia is centrally located in the heart of mid-Missouri with Interstate 70 providing an easy route to both Kansas City and St. Louis. Columbia and its sporting facilities offer big-city amenities with small- town friendliness and convenience. In addition to dozens of high-quality athletic facilities, Columbia boasts an array of hotel options, a dynamic restaurant community and fantastic shopping.

Columbia’s sporting venues are located throughout the city, which is quick to traverse and easy to navigate. From beautifully maintained soccer fields to pristine golf courses and scenic trails, Columbia’s sporting facilities enable the city to host high performance events year round.

The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to work with you to make sure your sporting event is a success and we offer a variety of services to make that happen. When you contact the CVB, we can work with you in many capacities. Some of these options may include securing room blocks for teams and fans to matching your event with the proper facility and contact in charge. Columbia has a proven track record of hosting successful events such as:

-Special Olympics Summer Games

-Missouri Grand Prix Swimming Championships

-Little League Baseball Senior League Regional Tournament

-Show Me State Games

-Go Girl Run Half Marathon & 5K

-USSSA All Star State Softball Tournament

-Tiger Classic Youth Basketball

-USSSA Baseball 14 & Under AA State Championships

-PGA Missouri Open

-NAIA Volleyball National Championship

-USTA Youth Tennis Tournament

-Hockman’s ATA Martial Arts Tournament


For more information, please contact:

Julie Ausmus

TDP Manager

573-441-5573 or


Clubs and Organizations

Facilities by Sport

 Request Proposal


Sports Development Fund