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Louisville’s KFC Yum Center plays host to 2019 GK U.S. Classic

INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2019 – On July 20, 2019, the GK U.S. Classic will make its first appearance at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Ky. The GK U.S. Classic features athletes competing on the junior and senior levels and is the last opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify for the U.S. Championships, the national championships for men’s and women’s gymnastics. Gymnasts who have already qualified to nationals use the GK U.S. Classic as a final tune-up for the U.S. Championships. In addition, the GK Hopes Championships, which features young, aspiring female gymnasts who are just below the elite level, is held the day before the GK U.S. Classic. All-session tickets that include both the GK U.S. Classic and GK Hopes Championships are on sale now.

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Purdue’s Rondale Moore Named 2018 Paul Hornung Award Winner Presented by Texas Roadhouse

Award Presented Annually Since 2010 to Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – December 5, 2018 – Purdue true freshman slot receiver/return specialist Rondale Moore, who set a school record for all-purpose yards in his first college game on his way to Big Ten Receiver and Freshman of the Year honors, was named winner of the ninth annual Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the award to the most versatile player in major college football.

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One Lucky Sports Fan to Win Ultimate Sports Package

Louisville, Ky. – December 3, 2018 – For the fan who enjoys attending sporting events year-round, the Louisville Sports Commission has just the ticket – its annual Golden Ticket raffle. Tickets are being made available just in time for last-minute holiday gifts, perfect for the ultimate sports fan

The Louisville Sports Commission is a non-profit and will use 100 percent of the proceeds to support its mission of promoting active lifestyles and enhancing economic vitality by attracting, creating and hosting quality sporting events in the Louisville area. A maximum of 400 tickets will be sold.

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USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships to be held at Joe Creason Park

2,000 Professional and Amateur Cyclists Will Descend Upon Louisville Dec. 11-16

 Louisville, Ky. – November 26, 2018 – The USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships will be held on Dec. 11-16, 2018, at Joe Creason Park, the first time the event has been held in Louisville. The national championships will feature nearly 2,000 top professional and amateur riders competing over the course of the week from 45 states.

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Terry Wilson wins 9th Annual Howard Schnellenberger MVP Award

Award Given to MVP on Winning Team in Annual UofL vs UK Kentucky Governor’s Cup

Louisville, Ky. – November 24, 2018 – University of Kentucky sophomore quarterback Terry Wilson was named winner of the 2018 Howard Schnellenberger MVP Award after leading the Wildcats in a 56-10 win over the University of Louisville today at Cardinal Stadium. Wilson was selected by a vote of the working media covering the game.

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