ZAILA AVANT-GARDE TO RECEIVE THE STAN MUSIAL AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTER
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CHAMP AMONG THOSE JOINING WAYNE AND JANET GRETZKY TO BE HONORED IN ST. LOUIS NOV. 20 AT NATIONALLY TELEVISED EVENT CELEBRATING SPORTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA
ST. LOUIS – Oct. 21, 2021 – Zaila Avant-garde, winner of this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, will receive the 2021 Stan Musial Award for Extraordinary Character. She will be honored at the Musial Awards in St. Louis on Nov. 20 for the poise and grace she showed through the pressure of competition and the accolades that followed.
COUPLE WILL BE HONORED AT THE MUSIAL AWARDS IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 20 AND IN NATIONAL BROADCAST AIRING ON CBS CHRISTMAS DAY
ST. LOUIS – Sept. 14, 2021 – Embodying greatness when it comes to class, graciousness and generosity, Wayne and Janet Gretzky will receive the highest award for sportsmanship: the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award. The Gretzkys will be honored at the 2021 Musial Awards taking place at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 20.
BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE
COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS CAN CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN-PERSON OR VIRTUALLY
ST. LOUIS – July 1, 2021 – Registration for the 2021 Biz Dash 5K presented by World Wide Technology is now available at stlbizdash.com. Known as St. Louis’ Healthiest Happy Hour, the live event takes place at Ballpark Village on the Together Credit Union Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 2. 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. Companies and individuals can also participate in the event virtually between Sept. 2 and 5.
224 TEAMS FROM 14 STATE ASSOCIATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SIX-DAY EVENT
ST. LOUIS – June 25, 2021 – The 224 best youth soccer teams in the Midwest will compete for a regional championship in St. Louis starting today. The US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships will take place through Wednesday, June 30 at Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex and Lou Fusz Athletic Soccer Complex in Maryland Heights. The Missouri Youth Soccer Association and the St. Louis Sports Commission serve as the host organizations for the event.
TOP GYMNASTS WILL BE NAMED TO TEAM USA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT
ST. LOUIS – June 22, 2021 – The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams for Team USA competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games will be named this weekend in St. Louis during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Gymnastics. Hosted by the St. Louis Sports Commission, the Trials take place Thursday (June 24) through Sunday (June 27) at The Dome at America’s Center.
ST. LOUIS – June 14, 2021 – Single-session tickets for the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics go on sale today (Monday, June 14) at 10 a.m. Central. Scheduled for June 24-27, the Trials will be held at The Dome at America’s Center. The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams for the Tokyo Olympic Games will be named in St. Louis at the conclusion of the Trials.
ST. LOUIS – June 3, 2021 – All-session tickets for the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics, scheduled for June 24-27 at The Dome at America’s Center, go on sale today (Thursday, June 3) at 10 a.m. Central. The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams for the Tokyo Olympic Games will be named in St. Louis at the conclusion of the Trials.
ORGANIZATION AWARDS $15,000 TO SIX AREA STUDENTS FOR EXEMPLIFYING CLASS AND CHARACTER ON THE PLAYING FIELD
ST. LOUIS – May 19, 2021 – Katie Morwick, Tal Dean, Hayden Hatley, Emily Mattler, Josette Partney, and Jacob York are the recipients of the 2021 Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded by the St. Louis Sports Commission’s young professionals group – the Sports Commission Associates – and recognize high school seniors from the region who embody outstanding sportsmanship. The six students were selected by the Associates’ scholarship committee, which reviewed nominations from throughout the St. Louis area.
TICKETING UPDATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE EVENT
ST. LOUIS – May 11, 2021 – The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics, scheduled for June 24-27, 2021 in St. Louis, will now be held at The Dome at America’s Center. Previously, the event was to take place at Enterprise Center, where it was sold out. However, current arena capacity limits and other COVID-related challenges necessitate the change in venue. Read More
FANS ENCOURAGED TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES
ST. LOUIS – March 16, 2021 – St. Louis will host the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Thursday through Saturday (March 18-20) at Enterprise Center. This marks the ninth time since 2000 the event has taken place in the Gateway City. The St. Louis Sports Commission and University of Missouri will serve as co-hosts for the event.
This is the second NCAA championship to take place in St. Louis this month. The NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships were held last weekend at America’s Center with 132 student-athletes competing. The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships will feature 330 student-athletes vying for national titles in 10 weight classes and an overall team national championship.