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  • ST. LOUIS SPORTS COMMISSION’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2018 SPORTSMANSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

    ORGANIZATION AWARDS $17,500 TO FIVE AREA STUDENTS FOR EXEMPLIFYING CLASS AND CHARACTER ON THE PLAYING FIELD

    ST. LOUIS – May 30, 2018 – Catherine Arnold, Imanté Griffin, Madelyn Hubbs, Connor Kingsland and Mary LaBelle are the recipients of the 2018 Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarships.  The scholarships are awarded by the St. Louis Sports Commission’s young professionals group – the Sports Commission Associates – and recognize graduating high school seniors from the region who embody outstanding sportsmanship.  The five students were selected from 80 applications.

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  • REGISTRATION FOR BIZ DASH 5K PRESENTED BY WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY OPENS TUESDAY AT 10 AM

    BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE

    ST. LOUIS – April 30, 2018 – Registration for the 2018 Biz Dash 5K opens tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at stlbizdash.com.  Known as St. Louis’ biggest office party, the event takes place at Soldiers Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 27.  The Biz Dash is the perfect opportunity for St. Louis area businesses to bring employees together to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, while having a fun night with friends and colleagues.  More than 250 companies and 6,000 individual runners and walkers are expected to participate in the third year event.

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  • NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN TO ST. LOUIS THIS WEEK

    LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS REMAIN

    ST. LOUIS – April 17, 2018 – The St. Louis Sports Commission continues its run of producing high-profile national gymnastics events when the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships takes place at Chaifetz Arena April 20-21.  In addition to the NCAA Championships, which also took place in St. Louis last year, the Gateway City hosted the 2018 SEC Gymnastics Championship, the 2016 Men’s Olympic Trials and women’s gymnastics national championships, and the 2012 USA Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s Championships.

    A limited number of single-session tickets are available starting at $20.  All-session tickets (providing admission to all three sessions during the championships) remain available.  Tickets can be purchased online at NCAA.com/WGymnastics, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Chaifetz Arena box office.

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  • SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2018 NCAA WOMEN’S BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP IN ST. LOUIS

    TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AND DURING THE EVENT AT TROPICANA LANES

    ST. LOUIS – April 5, 2018 – Single-session tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship in St. Louis.  Fans can purchase tickets online at stlsports.org/bowling.  Tickets will also be sold during the championship, April 12-14, at Tropicana Lanes in Richmond Heights. Admission for the sessions on Thursday and Friday is $15 ($10 for students).  The Saturday morning round, if necessary, will have the same ticket prices.  Tickets for the championship session at 5:30 p.m. Saturday are $20 ($15 for students).

    All-session packages, providing admission to all six rounds of the championship, are $35 ($25 for students).

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  • SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE 2018 NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ST. LOUIS

    ST. LOUIS – March 27, 2018 – Single-session tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on April 20-21.  Seats start at just $23.  All-session tickets, which provide admission to all three sessions of the event, are available starting at $54.  Tickets can be purchased online at NCAA.com/WGymnastics, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Chaifetz Arena box office.

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  • TICKETS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR SEC GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY IN ST. LOUIS

    ST. LOUIS – March 21, 2018 – All-Session tickets remain available for the SEC Gymnastics Championship Saturday at Chaifetz Arena.  Tickets range from $15 to $23 (plus applicable service fees), provide admission to both sessions of the Championship, and can be purchased online at SECSports.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Chaifetz Arena box office.

    Four teams will compete in each session.  The first session, which begins at 2 p.m., includes Arkansas, Auburn, Georgia, and Missouri.  The second session, taking place at 6 p.m., includes Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, and LSU.

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  • ST. LOUIS TO HOST SEC MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK

    EVENT WILL BRING MILLIONS IN DIRECT SPENDING AND TENS OF THOUSANDS OF VISITORS TO THE REGION

    LIMITED AMOUNT OF ALL-SESSION AND SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH TICKETMASTER

    ST. LOUIS – March 6, 2018 – St. Louis’ run of March Madness continues this week as fans from throughout the Southeastern Conference descend on the Gateway City for the 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament.  Hosted by the St. Louis Sports Commission and Scottrade Center, the 14-team five-day tournament begins with opening round games on Wednesday (March 7) and concludes with the championship game on Sunday (March 11).

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  • ST. LOUIS SPORTS COMMISSION AND SLUH TO HOST FREE CLINIC FOR YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL COACHES SATURDAY

    EVENT TEACHES VOLUNTEER COACHES VALUABLE SKILLS TO HELP THEM PROVIDE GREAT EXPERIENCES FOR KIDS THEY COACH

    ST. LOUIS – March 2, 2018 – The St. Louis Sports Commission and St. Louis University High School are partnering to host a FREE clinic for youth baseball and softball coaches on Saturday, March 3 at St. Louis University High School.  The Coach It Right! clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. and takes place inside the Danis Field House.

    The clinic is conducted for volunteer youth baseball and softball coaches in order to prepare them for a successful season.  Attendees will learn from St. Louis University High School baseball coach Steve Nicollerat – one of St. Louis’ most respected high school baseball coaches.

    Coaches can register by visiting sportsmanship.org/events or call 314-345-5130.

     Coach It Right! is a program of the St. Louis Sports Foundation, the Sports Commission’s 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate.  The Foundation implements programs and activities that promote sportsmanship, create positive environments for kids to play sports, and help young people in St. Louis lead healthier, happier lives.  To learn more about the St. Louis Sports Foundation, visit sportsmanship.org.

  • WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY JOINS AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE BIZ DASH

    EVENT RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS ON SEPT. 27

    BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE

    ST. LOUIS – Feb. 7, 2018 – The Biz Dash 5K announced a partnership with World Wide Technology to become the presenting sponsor of the annual event.  The third-year event takes place in Downtown St. Louis at Soldiers Memorial on Thursday night, Sept. 27.

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  • SPORTS COMMISSION UNVEILS PLANS TO ENGAGE ST. LOUIS IN OLYMPIC MOVEMENT

    OLYMPIC RINGS TO MAKE A PERMANENT HOME IN THE REGION

    ST. LOUIS – Feb. 5, 2018 – The St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled its plans today to raise the profile and impact of its region’s involvement in the Olympic Movement.  Led by its Olympic Legacy Committee, the privately-funded nonprofit organization is embarking on a multi-phase effort to enhance the community’s engagement in Olympism.  Its goal is to inspire awareness and pride in St. Louis’ Olympic affiliation, and to positively impact St. Louis through its opportunities as an Olympic city.

    The project has the approval of the International Olympic Committee, which, in a major step, is granting the Sports Commission’s Olympic Legacy Committee permission to display the Olympic rings – one of the most iconic symbols in the world – at the venues where the 1904 Summer Games took place.  Because the 1904 Olympics predated the existence of the rings, St. Louis previously did not have the ability to use the symbol.

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