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Junior Volleyball Association World Championship

6/11 - 6/13
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The JVA World Challenge is a midyear championship that awards the 1st and 2nd place teams in each division with a paid entry to the AAU National Championships in Orlando, Florida. The age divisions are for all girls 18 & under. Each age division is broken into 2 or 3 competition divisions: Open, Premier, & Club. More than 800 of the top teams from across the country compete in this highly recruited midyear event.

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Run 4 the Roses

7/5 - 7/8
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TFN’s Run 4 Roses has become the most competitive and widely attended female exposure basketball tournament in the U.S.  More than 5,500 young players will converge upon Louisville to play in front of over 1,000 college coaches/evaluators.

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Battle of the Boro

7/10 - 7/12
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Battle in the Boro is the premier girls’ exposure basketball event of the summer. This event draws the highest levels of competition and more than 1,000 college coaches from all divisions. With over 700 teams and national media outlets in attendance, Battle in the Boro will be the pinnacle of elite girls’ basketball.

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USA BMX Derby City Nationals

9/3 - 9/5
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The USA BMX Derby City Nationals has been held in Louisville since the 1980s. Competitors in this year’s event will include Olympic athletes, professional BMX racers from all over the world and the U.S.’s fastest amateur riders.

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Louisville pure tap® 5K

9/11
8:30am

The Louisville pure tap® 5k begins and ends at the home of Louisville’s drinking water, Louisville Water Tower Park following a course that runs east and west on River Road. Presented by the Louisville Water Company, the family-friendly Louisville pure tap® 5k is the first race in the Louisville Sports Commission’s Fall Runathon Series.