2015 Connect Sports Facilities Guide: Overland Park, Kansas

Located in the Kansas City metro, Overland Park provides sports planners and visitors the perfect blend of metropolitan amenities and midwestern Overland_Parkhospitality alongside the nation’s finest athletic facilities. The city has played host to hundreds of national and regional events for more than 20 different sports and has been likened to an amateur sports Mecca due to the convenient and close proximity of its 36 hotels, athletic facilities, attractions, shops and restaurants to one another. Additionally, Overland Park is within a day’s drive for more than 60 million people and located 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. Additionally, Overland Park was recently named as the No. 1 Soccer City by livability.com and is a past winner of the Kansas City Visitors’ Choice Award for Favorite KC-Area Destination. These recognitions come as no surprise as tournament organizers, coaches, players and their families who consistently compliment Overland Park’s overall package for sports tournaments and events. Rights Holder Testimonial “I have spent the past couple years traveling the country promoting USSSA Fastpitch and believe Overland Park is right at the top for destination events. They have great complexes for the competitions, and the teams are able to plan their vacations around these events because of all the fun filled family activities they offer. Overland Park has quality hotels, a tremendous CVB and tons of activities for teams to enjoy.                       —Jeremy McDowell, Midwest Sports Promotions