Wichita is a sports city and 2019 will bring a ton of exciting sporting events to the Air Capital of the World. Below are a list and some information about these exciting events, which are helping to make Wichita a premier sports destination in the Midwest: 


1. National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Basketball Championships

Where: Wichita State University                            When: April 12-14, 2019
Who: Collegiate recreation professionals and special guests
Link: http://play.nirsa.net/basketball/

2. Pro Football Hall of Fame World Youth Championships

Where: TBD                                                              When: Nov. 28-Dec. 1
Who: Youth, ages 7-14
Link: https://www.profootballhof.com/pro-football-hall-of-fame-world-youth-championship-to-host-14-regional-qualifiers-in-2018/

3. US Bowling Congress Women’s Championships

Where: Northrock Lanes                                         When: April 20-June 29, 2019
Who: Women bowlers ranging in ages 16+
Link: https://www.visitwichita.com/usbc-welcome-to-wichita/

Other big sporting events coming to Wichita

  • Harlem Globetrotters at INTRUST Bank Arena
  • WWE Smackdown Live at INTRUST Bank Arena
  • Monster Jam: Triple Threat Series at INTRUST Bank Arena
  • PRCA Championship Rodeo at Hartman Arena
  • Nitro Arenacross Nationals at Hartman Arena
  • Chisholm Trail Marathon in downtown Wichita
  • Prairie Fire Marathon & Half Marathon in downtown Wichita

If you have questions about sports in Wichita or are looking for the perfect place to host your tournament or event, please reach out to our Sports Development Department