Derby Field

After 150 Kentucky Derbys, Louisville Knows Sports


The Louisville Sports Commission can be the liaison between your event team and local agencies, facilities operators and other entities that impact the success of your event. Examples of operational support include the following:

  • Assist in organizing and overseeing the Local Organizing Committee (LOC)
  • Participate in on-site event management when needed
  • Obtain permits and/or venue contracts
  • Help recruit volunteers

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Have questions or need more information? Contact Dave Patrone, director of sports development, at 502-736-3498 or