2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Overland Park, Kansas

By Sponsored Content, May 15, 2018

Located in the Kansas City metro area, Overland Park, Kansas, provides sports planners and visitors the perfect blend of metropolitan amenities and Midwestern hospitality alongside state-of-the-art athletic facilities. Overland Park has played host to hundreds of national and regional events for more than20 various sports. Our city has been referenced as an amateur sports mecca based on its close proximity to 34 hotels, athletic facilities, attractions, shops, and restaurants. Additionally, Overland Park is within a day’s drive of more than 60 million people and located 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City.


Overland Park Convention Center

Overland Park Convention Center

The award-winning Overland Park Convention Center provides convenient highway access and a location minutes from the KC metro area. The center includes free parking, access to 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance, easy load-in and load-out for courts and equipment, plus built-in concessions. The flexible space available at the Overland Park Convention Center is perfect for a sporting event’s many components including competition, education, award banquets, etc. The center is attached to the 412-room Sheraton Overland Park Hotel and is within a short distance of 33 additional hotels. Coaches, athletes and their families have access to nearby restaurants, family-friendly attractions, and Kansas City’s prime shopping options.

Quick Facts

Total Space 98,500 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 85,000 square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating No
Ceiling Height 30 ft.
Column-Free No
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 4,855

Contact

Mindy Lallier, Director of Sales & Services
mlallier@visitoverlandpark.com
913-553-2873
visitop.com


Overland Park Soccer Complex

Overland Park Soccer Complex

The nationally recognized Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex features 12 state-of-the-art synthetic turf soccer fields with tournament-quality lighting and scoreboards. Additionally, the complex offers a 16,000-sq.-ft. field house with tournament and official coordinator offices, a referees’ lounge, a large meeting room with high res digital signage, Wi-Fi coverage and free parking. According to Elite Tournaments’ Matt Libber, “This is one of the best all-around soccer facilities I have been to. The 12 turf fields are perfectly placed in groups of four, and there’s plenty of parking for large events. It’s very easy to get in and out and navigate around the complex from field to field. It’s also right smack in the middle of the country with plenty of hotels in the area. You know when you go to an event at Overland Park you will have a good experience.”

Overland Park SoccerQuick Facts
Distance from Downtown 20 miles
Total Space 12 tournament-quality fields
Permanent Lighting Yes
Parking On-Site Yes
Permanent Restrooms Yes
Permanent Seating 800
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 4,855

Contact
Mindy Lallier, Director of Sales & Services
mlallier@visitoverlandpark.com
913-553-2873
visitop.com

 

Destination Facts

Hotel Rooms 4,855
Restaurants 400+
Sports Venues 35+
Largest Indoor Venue Overland Park Convention Center
Largest Outdoor Venue Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex
Closest Airport Kansas City International

Recently Hosted

> US Youth Soccer Region II President’s Cup
> World Fastpitch Championships Presented by USA Elite Showcase
> 2018 USA Weightlifting National Senior Championships

What’s New

> Dave & Buster’s
> Topgolf
> Pinstripes at Prairiefire

Key Indoor Venues

Overland Park Convention Center
Johnson County Community College
Drive5 Sports Center

Key Outdoor Venues

Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex
Heritage Park Football Complex
Mid-America Sports Complex

Contact

Mindy Lallier, Director of Sales & Services
mlallier@visitoverlandpark.com
913-553-2873
visitop.com

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