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Welcome to town, basketball players, coaches, and fans! We hope you enjoy your time in Columbia. You can find helpful information below, on our website, or by calling us at 573-875-1231.


Everything you need to know about schedule, admission/tickets, and more can be found on the opens in a new windowMSHSAA website.

Wondering what else is going on while you’re here? Head over to our opens in a new windowcalendar of events.

Hungry? Here is our list of opens in a new windowgroup-friendly restaurants.

Have an hour?

Take a walk through the Mizzou campus. The entire campus is designated a  opens in a new windowbotanic garden and the architecture of buildings new and old makes it one of the most picturesque places in the state.

If the weather is nice, take a quick drive down to  opens in a new windowBethel Park. With play areas, walking paths, shelters, a fishing pond and plenty of open space, Bethel is a nice retreat from all the basketball action.

Have a little longer?

Explore  opens in a new windowThe District, Columbia’s vibrant downtown area. Art galleries, boutiques, local restaurants, coffee shops and more all welcome you in to get a distinct taste of Columbia.

Take in a movie. We have three theaters: the  opens in a new windowForum 8, the opens in a new windowRegal Stadium 14, and  opens in a new windowRagtag Cinema, all of which have movies running all day.

The  opens in a new windowColumbia Mall is located on the west side of town just off Interstate 70. The mall is anchored by Target, JC Penney, Sears and Dillards with dozens of other stores throughout the wings. There’s also a Kidz Court and Carousel in the Cafe Court wing for little ones to play.

opens in a new windowLazer Lanes in south Columbia has it all! Bowling, lazer tag and arcade are all housed in this huge facility.

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Welcome, opens in a new windowMSHSAA basketball players and fans! We’re so happy to host you here in Columbia; please let us know if you have any questions while you’re here by tweeting us opens in a new window@ColumbiaMOCVB or emailing Rachel at opens in a new windowRMGrant@GoColumbiaMO.comcreate new email.


We know you may not have enough time to explore while you’re here this weekend SO we’re offering you a chance to win a two-night stay at a Columbia hotel along with a gift basket filled with CoMo goodies! 

For each weekend of MSHSAA (March 10-13 and March 17-20), we will draw TWO winners – one from Instagram and one from Facebook. That’s FOUR winners total! Here’s what you have to do:

INSTAGRAM – Taking photos while in Columbia for MSHSAA Basketball? Tag your photos with #ShowMeMSHSAA, and you will be entered to win a two-night hotel stay and basket of CoMo goodies. That’s all you have to do!

FACEBOOK – Find us on Facebook opens in a new window(Visit Columbia MO) and look for our contest post – you’ll be asked to comment telling us what you’d like to do with extra time in Columbia. Want to explore our parks and trails? Try out our unique restaurants? Let us know!

Once the weekend is over, we will draw a name at random on both Facebook and Instagram. We’ll direct message you to let you know that you’ve won and to give you details on your prizes. We will also announce the winners on Facebook by the following Tuesday (March 15th and March 22nd).

Good luck, and welcome to CoMo!

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