The Cedar Valley Sports Commission works with event owners to secure venues and event lodging and can offer assistance with event planning, logistics, and marketing.
The CVSC offers financial support to events by providing grant funding, paying event bid fees and providing bleachers and wrestling mats as in-kind support. In 2017, the Cedar Valley Sports Commission committed funding to 27 youth and amateur events that brought more than 42,000 visitors to the Cedar Valley and generated more than $8.5 million in economic impact in the Cedar Valley.
Learn about our Fun Run Series that includes a number of local races for the community.
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Happy Haunts is a Halloween-themed 5K fun-run with a kids run in early October. The run will include a t-shirt with registration and other goodies along with a fun experience on the haunted trail! 10am - 5K StartFind out more »
The Iron Elite Fall Nationals is a tournament for girls and boys in grades Pre-K-12. The tournament has folkstyle (scholastic style) rules and is a great opportunity for a premier pre-season wrestling tournament.Find out more »
The Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball Championship tournament is hosted in UNI's McLeod Center. In volleyball, for the 14th time in league history, at least two Valley volleyball teams were selected as part of the field of 64 to play for the 2017 NCAA national title. MVC regular-season and tournament champion Missouri State was joined by at-large selection UNI in the 2017 NCAA field. It was the 10th time in the last 12 years that the MVC placed multiple teams into…Find out more »
Winter Wonderloo is a 5K run/walk to kick off the holiday season. Participants also have an opportunity to donate to Toys for Tots along with aquiring the Winter Wonderloo t-shirt!Find out more »
Youth Clash of the Titans - the premier K-8 duals in the Midwest! If you are looking to get your team quality matches against the best competition in the midwest then Iron Elite is the only place to be on December 7th (elite clubs only) and December 8th (school based clubs only)Find out more »
The Slykhuis Basketball Showcase was created to honor the life of late Cedar Falls High School basketball coach, Jerry Slykhuis, and his wife, Jane. The event is a showcase style event featuring 16 girls and boys high school basketball teams from across the Midwest.Find out more »
National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) is having a shootout event where students get to show off their archery skills in this one-day-only event.Find out more »
Waterloo West High School, Waterloo East High School and the Dan Gable National Wrestling Hall of Fame Museum International Wrestling Institute will host the 10th annual “Battle of Waterloo” on December 20 – 21, 2019. This 32 team wrestling tournament will be held at Waterloo’s Young Arena.Find out more »