Cincy Sports

Host your next sports event in the Cincy Region, where championships reign!

In Cincinnati, heart and hustle come together to create big city experiences with Midwestern hospitality and personalization. The region’s accessibility and compact size allow events, tournaments and conventions to make an impact and “own the city."

With four professional venues in its scenic downtown, and more than 150 diverse sports locations throughout the region, Cincinnati offers plenty of unique spaces to host your next tournament or event. Plus, the Duke Energy Convention Center and Sharonville Convention Center provide even more options for sports directors.

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Shelley Delaney, CTA Sales Manager, Sports Markets

Markets: Sports (Amateur, Youth, Individual Teams)

Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park - The Reds are baseball’s first professional franchise and five-time World Series Champion. It's also home to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum which features 71 inductees including: players, managers, announcers, and other contributors Reds legacy.
Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium - Welcome to the "Jungle" (Paycor Stadium) and home of the of the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals.
Cincinnati Cyclones - The Cincinnati Cyclones are a professional, ECHL hockey team founded in 1990. The franchise has won two Kelly Cups, two conference championships, one overall points championship, and three division championships. In 2007–08, the team had the most successful season in ECHL history.
FC Cincinnati TQL Stadium
FC Cincinnati - Winners of the 2023 Supports Sheild, FC Cincinnati plays in the new, innovative, state-of-the-art TQL Stadium. Cincinnati was awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team in 2018.
University of Cincinnati - As part of the American Conference and the Division I - NCAA, the University of Cincinnati Bearcats boasts dozens of collegiate level sports. The University has four individual and six team national championships.
Xavier University - The Xavier Musketeers compete at NCAA Divsion I level in the Big East Conference. Men's and womens teams compete in eight different sports from basketball, volleyball and baseball. The University is recognized as one of the top 10 universities in the Midwest for the past 18 years by U.S. News & World Report.
Flying Pig Marathon - The Flying Pig Marathon, powered by P&G, is the third-largest first-time marathon in the country, offering a range of events from a 26.2 mile road race to a Kids' Fun Run. The Flying Pig welcomes athletes of all running abilities, from across the world and is consistantly ranks as one of the top marathons in the country by Marathon Guide.
Cincinnati Open - The world's best tennis players come to Mason, Ohio annaully for the Cincinnati Open. The tournament, which was founded in 1899, stands as a testament to the rich history and evolution of tennis that’s woven into the fabric of the Cincinnati region. The tournament is investing $260 million toward on-site improvements as it prepares for an expanded player field and increased number of days beginning in 2025.


Duke Energy Convention Center

  • Can accommodate twenty-two 43x79 courts in the exhibit halls and six in the grand ballroom
  • Gross Square Feet: 750,000
  • Exhibition Space: 200,000
  • Grand Ballroom:  40,000 sq. ft. and additional ballroom:  17,400 sq. ft.
  • 30 deluxe breakout meeting rooms with flexibility to accommodate 24 to 4,100 attendees
  • Loading Dock:  17 bays and three semi-truck portals that lead directly to exhibition space
  • Full-service banquet kitchen with ability to serve 5,000 in a single meal function


Sharonvile Convention Center

  • Can host many dance, wrestling, karate, cheerleading, table tennis and boxing events
  • 19 meeting rooms and 65,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space
  • Free parking is offered to all attendees


Warren County Sports Complex

  • 12 multipurpose natural grass fields grouped in three quads of four to accommodate:  12 (11v11) soccer fields; 12 men's or women's lacrosse fields; 18 Ultimate fields; 4 Austrailian Rules Football fields. Two are synthetic multipurpose championship fields with LED sports lighting and each are 120 yards x 80 yards
  • 6 baseball/softball fields featuring LED lighting with a mix of both natural grass and skinned infields
  • Walking trails, concessions and on-site restrooms

Other Regional Venues & Facilities


Great American Ball Park

$28.5 million, 42,060-seat ballpark that is home to the Reds, professional baseball's oldest team.

Lindner Family Tennis Center

10 turf tennis courts (4 lighted), 10,500-seat center court and 5,000-seat grandstand court.

Paycor Stadium

65,000 seats, 114 private suites, 7,700 premium club suites and lounges. Home of the Bengals.

Heritage Bank Center

15,502 seats, state-of-the-art sound system. Home of the Cincinnati Cyclones hockey team.

TQL Stadium

Brand new $53 million state-of-the-art facility is home to the Major League Soccer's FC Cincinnati. Seats 26,000 and features 4 club areas and 53 suites.


Mount St. Joseph University

2,000-seat Harrington Center is a multi-use facility for wrestling, basketball and volleyball. Campus also offers tennis courts, track, softball and baseball fields.

University of Cincinnati

Fifth Third Bank Arena has 12,000 seats and 16 private suites and three exclusive club areas.

Xavier University

Cintas Center has 10,250 seats, 22 suites, VIP Club, banquet room and 5 conference rooms.


Blue Ash Sports Center

37-acre, award-winning facility with 11 baseball and 2 soccer fields and ample parking.


53,000 sq. ft. facility featuring 6 basketball/volleyball courts.

Game On! Sports Complex

Turf soccer field, 4 NCAA volleyball courts, basketball court, turf training space, gym and baseball training.

Joyce Park

36 soccer fields with a variety of different sizes.

Miami Whitewater Forest Soccer Complex

16 game and practice fields for soccer, football, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee and more.

Princeton High School

New $120 Million state-of-the-art development featuring: Arena for 3,000 people (up to 5,000 for non-sporting events), 2 gymnasiums with 8 locker rooms, soccer/football stadium, track, 4 baseball/softball stadiums, practice fields, 10 tennis courts and natatorium.

Roselawn Sports Complex

Baseball facility for Urban Youth Academy, 33,000 sq. ft. with batting cages and 4 fields.

River City Sports Complex

6 lighted baseball/softball fields and 3 miles from Eggleston Park with another 3 lighted fields.

Sports Plus

225,000 sq. ft, with 6 basketball courts, 3 hockey rinks and electronic scoreboards.

Tealtown Park

18 baseball fields (4 with lights), 8 indoor heated softball/baseball batting cages, a meeting hall and concessions, and another 5 lighted softball fields located 3 miles away at Expressway Ballpark.

VOA Park

20 soccer/lacrosse, frisbee fields with new onsite Fieldhouse featuring restrooms, concessions and first aid.

Clear Creek Park

23 soccer and lacrosse fields.

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Sports in Cincinnati

When you're in the birthplace of professional baseball, you know you're in a place where sports are special. Have a major league experience at the Great American Ball Park - home of the Cincinnati Reds. Or experience our famous tailgating before, during or after a Cincinnati Bengals game. But that's not all - the Cincinnati region boasts some of the best sports and recreation experiences. The Bleacher Report named Cincinnati the 26th best city for diehard sports fans because of the Reds and Bengals as well as the college basketball rivalry between the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University. also ranked Cincinnati #19 on the ultimate Sports City list. Runners World magazine even declared the Flying Pig the best-named marathon in the country.