Category: Midwestern

As the heartland of America, the Midwest is often defined by the character of its people. Hard work and determination gets you far in sports, just like it does it life. From the shores of the Great Lakes to the grass and farmlands across the Great Plains to the mighty rush of the Mississippi River, it’s a region defined by natural beauty. Below you’ll find our state guides, stories and videos chronicling the Midwest in its entire splendor.

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Illinois Outdoor Stadiums for Sports Events of All Sizes

Outdoor stadiums bring a lot of excitement to sports events, not just with the action on the field but with their unique builds, atmosphere and surroundings. We could go into detail on larger facilities like Soldier Field, but those types of outdoor stadiums are already well-known exclusively as professional establishments and aren’t utilized for a variety of playing levels. The six provided here are not part of an exhaustive list, but rather showcase the depth of these types of facilities throughout the state of Illinois.

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Seven of the Best New and Historic Indoor Arenas in the Midwest

From the court to the ice, pro wrestling rings and more, indoor arenas play an important role to the tourism industry with their adaptability for sports and entertainment events. Indoor arenas provide climate-controlled fun for all visitors, without the worry of weather-related delays or cancellations. In the Midwest particularly, where weather can be unpredictable any season, this can be a critical safety net. To help event planners with the venue selection process, SPG has compiled a list of seven premier indoor arenas in the Midwest.

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