Award-Winning Sports Venues to Experience in South Bend-MishawakaThis Midwestern sports hub is what tourney planners crave: fabulous facilities, excellent amenities and plenty of attractions
SOUTH BEND AND MISHAWAKA, INDIANA
Perhaps best known as the home of the University of Notre Dame, South Bend is the economic and cultural center of Northern Indiana. The city truly has it all — whether you like Minor League Baseball or college football, chocolate factories or a night at the casino, this Hoosier State gem is the perfect place to hold a sports tournament.
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“Great location, hotel selection and an abundance of first rate athletic facilities make South Bend a great choice for tournament planners! My organization operates several weekend events each season in South Bend each year and have experienced great success. Overall, I would be hard pressed to find another area that offers so much to my patrons.”
— Tony Prpic, Hockey Time Productions
Find Your Perfect South Bend and Mishawaka and Facility
Sports Covered: Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, and More
Work is now underway on the Mishawaka Fieldhouse, a new indoor sports facility and the first of its size in the area. Construction is expected to take 12-14 months with operations beginning in the third quarter of 2024. Once it’s complete, the facility will cover over 220,000 square feet with room for up to 10 basketball courts or 19 volleyball courts, plus two indoor turf fields. It will also be in an ideal location – just off the interstate in Mishawaka within a short drive to several hotels and restaurants.
BYERS SOFTBALL COMPLEX
Sports Covered: Baseball, Softball
Looking to host a softball tournament in the Hoosier State? Look no further than Byers Softball Complex, which features electronic scoreboards, a PA system, team dugouts, bleacher seating and a full-service concession stand. The complex has hosted the U.S. Women’s Olympic softball team and multiple Amateur Softball Association national championships.
INDIANA INVADERS SPORTS COMPLEX
Sports Covered: Soccer, Lacrosse, Quadball
This complex features nine full-size soccer fields, adjustable for any sport, with four more in the process of being added. The North Complex was developed in 1999 and offers five full-size fields. It has two stadium fields with large bleachers, a scoreboard and press box, lights for night games and 600 parking spots. The South Complex, which opened in 2010, has four (soon to be eight) full-size multi-use athletic fields. It also offers 550 parking spaces and line customization for all sports.