Venues Shine in the Great Plains

Heritage Court, part of the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hosts a variety of events, including NBA D-League and University of South Dakota games. Photo courtesy of Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports
Heritage Court, part of the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hosts a variety of events, including NBA D-League and University of South Dakota games. Photo courtesy of Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports

By John Vivirito

There are a number of exceptional athletic venues in the Great Plains. Destinations in this region offer a mix of sports complexes, fields, arenas and stadiums that have been hosting successful sports events for years, as well as new facilities that will keep event organizers—and the crowds—interested in returning. And thanks to a central location and a population that continues to rally around visiting tournaments both large and small, this region continues to be a hit with players, their families and fans alike.

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