From the Jr. Ryder Cup to the Houchens KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16 Basketball Championships, from the U.S. Adult Soccer Association National Cup to a Men’s Fast Pitch National Tournament, we’ve hosted a wide variety of prestigious events in Bowling Green.
The following are premier sporting events in 2013:
KHSAA Cheerleading State Championships
The inaugural KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will take place at WKU’s Diddle Arena.
Houchens KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Championships
WKU E.A. Diddle Arena
Celebrating 52 years of girls’ tournaments in 2013, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association returns to Bowling Green for the ‘Greatest Show in Hoops.’
Amateur Disc Golf Championships
This multi-course event brings the country’s best amateur disc golf talent to Bowling Green, qualifying the top 20% of Advanced Division players for the U.S. Amateur Disc Golf Championships.
All-American Soap Box Derby
Phil Moore Park, Kiwanis Soap Box Derby Track
For the fourteenth year, the Bowling Green Soap Box Derby welcomes racers for All-American competition and fun that sends winners to the National Championship.
Class “A” USA/ASA 10-U Fast Pitch National Championship
July 28-August 4
The Amateur Softball Association is finding a great fit in Bowling Green and brings its highly attended tournament to town in 2013 with 65-100 teams expected.
Leachman KHSAA Girls’ and Boys’ State Golf Championships
Bowling Green Country Club
The top high school golfers in the state head to Bowling Green each fall for several days of championship play, camaraderie and celebration.
Russell Athletic/ KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl
WKU Houchens-Smith Stadium
Returning to Bowling Green for four more years, the top 12 high school football teams compete for their Class Championship Title.
To view our full calendar of upcoming sporting events, please visit our sports & recreation events section.
Significant Past Events
- Numerous Sunbelt Conference Championships
- NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional, 2009
- Women’s NCAA Division I Tournament, Rounds I & II, 2009
- Jr. Ryder Cup, 2008
- Daisy International BB Gun Competition, 2004-09, 1991-97
- USTA Mixed Double Tennis Championships, 2009-10
- Golf Channel Ammeter Tour Event, 2008