Derby Field

After 142 Kentucky Derbys, Louisville Knows Sports


Louisville is sports-savvy. After 142 Kentucky Derbys, embracing events is part of our culture. We have quality facilities, abundant hotels, and we’re only one-day’s drive from 60 percent of the U.S. population. Louisville is affordable, family-friendly, drivable, walkable, and has great restaurants, clubs and attractions. We work hard at ensuring your event is a success.

Bring your sporting event to Louisville, we’ll help you celebrate success. We do it on a regular basis. We have the infrastructure, experience, expertise and can-do attitude to help you achieve your goals. With the Kentucky Derby being the oldest, continuously run sporting event in America – begun in 1875 – we’ve been in the sports event business longer than any city in the U.S. And hosting sporting events is what Louisville does best. We have a passion and controlled urgency that fuels success for our events. If there’s one thing that our experience has taught us, it’s that sports can entertain. They can engage. And most importantly to us and our city, they can be used to promote healthy lifestyles.

We are just as committed to providing an outstanding experience for national governing bodies of sport and event rights holders, fans, media and attendees. Let us show you how choosing Louisville as your host site is the first step in assuring a successful event.

USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals

We are hosting the 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships from 6/30-7/1. The event, which will bring 1,000 athletes and their families from across the US to Louisville, is comprised of three cycling disciplines: individual time trial, road races and criterium. These races will be held in Taylorsville, Ky., Cherokee Park and Norton Commons, respectively. If you're not familiar with road racing, these are very intense, exciting and physical events. Looking to to get involved? Volunteers are needed for a wide variety of positions including course marshals, venue set up and tear down. Click HERE for more information about available positions and to sign up.

Event Calendar

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6/4 - 6/5