With excellent fields and facilities, family-friendly activities, a variety of restaurants and comfortable, convenient lodging, Arkansas is the natural choice for your next tournament or sporting event.
With two major airports and several interstate highways connecting to surrounding states, it’s easy to get here from anywhere. And when you consider our low cost of living and affordable amenities, it’s clear that The Natural State is an ideal destination for professional, collegiate, interscholastic, amateur and youth sports.
Here you’ll find first-class facilities for all ages, as well as sanctioned leagues for all traditional sports such as football, softball, golf, tennis, gymnastics, swimming and track. Arkansas also provides the perfect background for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, rodeo or even ATV competitions — the state slogan is “The Natural State” after all.
Any competitive sport can be held in Arkansas and our cities are willing to bid for your event — we appreciate the contender spirit and enjoy winning you over. If you have a great idea for a sporting event but need some help making it happen, we can do that, too. The Arkansas Sports Team includes members from 15 cities across the state with a wide array of facilities, from collegiate locations to professional sports training centers. These organizers can help you find the perfect city and venue for any event, from monster truck rallies to baseball tournaments and everything in between.
Come experience our warm hospitality and give your athletes and competitors a taste of The Natural State. Visit our website and browse the Arkansas Sports Planning Guide.
On behalf of Arkansas Tourism, we can’t wait to welcome you to The Natural State for your next sporting event. For more information on sports, please visit https://www.arkansas.com/group-travel/sports