Blog Archive for October 2013
COLUMBUS NAMED A FINALIST FOR EIGHT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS IN 2014-2018
Ohio State, Ohio Dominican and Sports Commission Garner Total of Eight Selections, Tied for Second-Highest of Any City in the Country Including NCAA Frozen Four, Women’s Volleyball Championships and Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight
Sports Commission to Host CEO’s of United States Olympic Committee National Governing Bodies
COLUMBUS (October 21, 2013) – One of sport’s most powerful associations will visit Columbus in June 2014. The Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES), which is a trade association comprised exclusively of CEO’s of the United States national sport governing bodies, including all 47 U.S. Olympic sports, will hold their Annual Meeting in Columbus next spring.
USA Volleyball Returns to Columbus after Hosting Girls National Championships in 2012;
Events Represents Close to 15,000 Attendees, 22,000 Hotel Room Nights and $10 Million in Visitor Spending
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 11, 2013) – USA Volleyball announced Friday at its Regional Volleyball Association meetings being held in Denver that Detroit will serve as host city for the 2015 USA Volleyball Open National Championships and Columbus, Ohio, will serve as the host city for the 2015 USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championships (BJNC).
The Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Night is fast approaching as the team opens their 13th National Hockey League season on Friday, October 4 vs. the Calgary Flames at 7 p.m. Several exciting events and promotions are planned for Opening Night.
Special appearance by Jack Nicklaus as he will perform the ceremonial puck drop.
NBA Preseason Action Comes to Columbus!
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers
COLUMBUS BIDS ON 30 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS
FOR 2014-15 THROUGH 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEARS