Bill Franz

The Time is Right to Meet and Compete in Dayton!

Destination Dayton has got game when it comes to hosting sporting events and competitions. The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau and Dayton is committed to providing you and your event a Top-Flight Experience in Dayton, the Birthplace of Aviation & So Much More.  We are also committed to protocols to ensure the health and safety of your attendees.  We're eager to team up with you to host your next outstanding event!



As a leading destination for hosting sports events and tournaments, Dayton’s winning track record is impressive!
To name just a few, Dayton’s success ranges from hosting large amateur youth soccer tournaments such as the adidas® Warrior Soccer Tournament, the annual 50,000 attendee WGI Sport of the Arts Color Guard and Percussion & Winds World Championships, national bowling and softball tournaments, AAU basketball tournaments, AAU and ASA softball tournaments, SilverStick Hockey tournaments and of course the annual kick-off to March Madness®—the NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball First Four® Tournament as well as the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Boys & Girls Basketball State Championships.  In fact the University of Dayton Arena has played host to more NCAA® events than any other venue in the nation!  Dayton has got game when it comes to hosting sports of all sorts!
To find out more about our sports offerings, including breakdowns by sport, view our Sports Section or contact: