First tournament booked for Downtown Sports Complex in Rockford


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ROCKFORD, May 20 — The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) announced the booking of the new Downtown Sports Complex’s first event, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 6th Grade Girls Basketball National Championships. Scheduled for mid-summer in 2018, the event is expected to have 100 teams from throughout the U.S., totaling more than 3,500 attendees.

RACVB President/CEO, John Groh, explains his excitement about the complex’s first win, “Just a month ago we were celebrating the construction tip-off for the building, and now we are celebrating this great win. The momentum continues to build during this exciting time for sports tourism in Rockford.”

View the press release here.


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