2017 Sports Facilities Guide: Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford, IllinoisReal. Original. Rockford.

Rockford, Illinois, is a world-class city with a rich history in hosting regional and national sports tournaments. Located in northern Illinois, Rockford offers outstanding accessibility, affordability and adaptability as your next tournament host. Among the region’s many outstanding sports venues, Mercyhealth Sportscore One and Mercyhealth Sportscore Two are nationally recognized for hosting soccer, softball, lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee and rugby tournaments, and more. In 2016, Rockford celebrated the renovation and expansion of Mercyhealth Sportscore Two and the opening of its UW Health Sports Factory, which features flexible floor space for eight regulation-size basketball courts and 16 volleyball courts.

Contacts

Lindsay Arellano, Director of Sales and Service 815-489-1653 larellano@gorockford.com

Nick Povalitis, Sports Sales Manager 815-489-1652 npovalitis@gorockford.com gorockford.com

UW Health Sports Factory

UW Health Sports FactoryThe approximately 108,000-sq.-ft. indoor sports complex opened June 1, 2016. It feature flexible floor space for eight basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts or 16 wrestling mats and more, with a capacity of 3,000 people. Other sports such as gymnastics, pickleball, badminton and table tennis can also be accommodated. Booking is available now. The UW Health Sports Factory name symbolizes the history of the site as it was once the former Ingersoll factory located in the heart of a major manufacturing hub in Rockford. The shell of the former factory still remains in place today.

Lindsay Arellano, Director of Sales and Service 815-489-1653 larellano@gorockford.com gorockford.com

Mercyhealth Sportscore Two and Wedgbury Stadium

Mercyhealth Sportscore Two and Wedgbury Stadium Mercyhealth Sportscore Two hosts soccer, rugby, pickleball, Ultimate, football, basketball and adapted sports. Located on a sprawling 180-acre campus, the venue has 26 soccer fields (including six turf/lighted fields), six indoor fields and multisports surfaces and three outdoor sand volleyball courts. Mercyhealth Sportscore Two is designed for year-round tournaments, camps and leagues. It also includes a playground and a brand-new, 4,500-sq.-ft. concession and restroom building with ample parking, convenient for families. Mercyhealth Sportscore Two is also home to Wedgbury Stadium, which seats 2,000 spectators and has hosted state high school soccer finals, pro football games, national rugby finals and college rugby championships. The complex hosts over 1.4 million user visits per year between tournaments, leagues, trade shows and other annual events.

Nick Povalitis, Sports Sales Manager 815-489-1652 npovalitis@gorockford.com gorockford.com