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Athletes Unlimited Softball

Athletes Unlimited’s AUX Softball Heads to Wichita

Athletes Unlimited will bring its AUX Softball competition to Wichita, Kansas, for the first time in the summer of 2024 to start what the league calls a multi-year agreement. “Bringing the premier women’s professional softball league to Wichita is an exciting win,” said Josh Howell, vice president of sports development at Visit Wichita. “We are […]

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WCLA Lacrosse

Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates National Championship Headed to Wichita

The 2024 USA Lacrosse Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates Division I and II National Championships will be played at the Scheels Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita, the championship’s first-ever appearance in Kansas. “We’re so pleased to be moving this special event to a new venue like the Scheels Stryker Sports Complex and being able to bring […]

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Wichita US FS

Wichita to Host U.S. Figure Skating’s 2024 Synchronized Sectional Championship

U.S. Figure Skating has announced the host cities for the 2024 Synchronized Sectional Championships. Wichita, Kansas, was selected for a third time to host the Midwestern Skating Championships. The 2024 dates are January 24–28 with all competitions at Intrust Bank Arena and practices at the Wichita Ice Center. “Wichita has always provided an exceptional experience […]

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NAIA Soccer Wichita

2023 and 2024 NAIA Men’s Soccer Championship Heads to Wichita

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected Wichita, Kansas, as the host for its 2023 and 2024 Men’s Soccer Championship. The 2023 event will be held at Stryker Sports Complex from November 30 to December 4. The NAIA is partnering with Visit Wichita for the event. “NAIA men’s soccer is excited to move to […]

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NJCAA

Wichita to Host NJCAA Soccer Championships in 2023 and 2024

The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced the 2023 and 2024 NJCAA Division I Men’s & Women’s Soccer Championships will be held at the Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita, Kansas. Hosted by Visit Wichita, the joint national tournaments will be played November 12–18, 2023, and November 17–23, 2024. The championships are expected to bring […]

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NAIA Wrestling

Wichita to Continue Hosting NAIA Men’s Wrestling Championships

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected Wichita, Kansas, to host its 2023–2025 Men’s Wrestling National Championships at Hartman Arena. Visit Wichita hosted the championships from 2020 through 2022, bringing hundreds of athletes to the region resulting in nearly $800,000 in estimated economic impact each year the event is hosted in the city. “We […]

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MBA

Wichita to Host Military Basketball Association Playoffs and Hall of Fame

The Military Basketball Association recently announced that the 2023 MBA Playoffs and 2023 MBA Hall of Fame will be held in Wichita, Kansas, from May 26–28. The association will be working with Visit Wichita for the event, which will welcome military athletes and veterans to the city. “Wichita, the largest city in Kansas, is the […]

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USA Boxing National Junior Olympics Heads to Wichita in 2022 and 2024, Lubbock in 2023

USA Boxing will have its National Junior Olympics, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer, in Wichita, Kansas, in 2022 and 2024 while the 2023 event will be held in Lubbock, Texas. “USA Boxing is beyond pleased to officially announce the next three editions of the National Junior Olympics and Summer Festival,” said Michael Campbell, […]

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SunflowerSoftballLeague

New Collegiate Softball Summer League Starting in Kansas

Collegiate softball players will have the opportunity to play in a summer league as the Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League will begin play in 2022, league commissioner Casey Walkup announced this week. The SSL will bring nearly 100 student-athletes to Kansas each summer. The SSL will consist of six teams with the opportunity for future […]

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Josh Howell

Visit Wichita Promotes Josh Howell to New Sports Role

Visit Wichita in Kansas has promoted Josh Howell to vice president of sports development. Howell previously served as sports sales manager. In the new role, Howell will lead the organization’s efforts to bring new and more sporting events to Wichita and increase local economic impact through sports. “It has been exciting to see sports grow […]

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