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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The Rainbow Run is the 5K color run in Downtown Waterloo. This is one of the many events available to attend to enjoy the Cedar Valley Pridefest!Find out more »
Happy Haunts is a Halloween-themed 5K fun-run powered by Scheels in early October. Registration includes a t-shirt, chip timing and other goodies along with a fun experience on the haunted trail! REGISTER HERE! 10am - 5K Start Interested in volunteering? Click here!Find 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 »
The Winter Wonderloo 5K Fun Run is a new holiday themed 5K and Fun Run in Downtown Waterloo! Run, walk or crawl your way through our 5K course that begins and ends in Downtown Waterloo! The course will feature holiday decor, music and some fun surprises! All registrations include a tri-blend t-shir and chip timing. Timing services provided by Threshold Pace Timing. T-shirt deadline is November 15th! Strollers are allowed on the route and will start following the runners. Advanced…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 »