Sports Planners

Colorado Springs is the perfect location for any sporting competition or special event.

Boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year and great venues, there are numerous reasons to choose Colorado Springs to host your indoor or outdoor sporting event or sports meeting. Home to more than 40 sports organizations, including 20 National Governing Bodies (NGBs), Colorado Springs' history is steeped in sportsmanship and the spirit of competition.  

For more information about planning a sports related event in Colorado Springs or the Pikes Peak region please contact our staff.

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Colorado Springs CVB Sports award:

SportsEvents - Readers' Choice Awards Winner 2014, 2015, 2016

SportsEvents - Readers' Choice Award - "50+ Planners and Places to Watch"

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The USOC, based in Colorado Springs, is the governing body that serves as the National Olympic Committee (NOC), the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) and coordinates the relationship between the U.S. Anti-Doping Committee and the World Anti-Doping Committee. The USOC is responsible for entering athletes in Games of the Olympiad and the Olympic Winter Game. The Pan-American Games has also made its home in Colorado Springs for the last three decades. 

The U.S. Olympic Training Center is one of three Olympic training facilities the USOC employs for Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The facility includes an Olympic-sized swimming pool, indoor shooting range, velodrome, gymnasiums and weight rooms, training facilities, a sports laboratory, athlete dormitories and an education center. Colorado Springs has the venues and expertise to host competitions, invitationals, conferences and world-class sporting events. Centrally located, Colorado Springs is a convenient, economical and exciting choice for your competition or sports-related event. 

Nothing can take the place of the Colorado Springs CVB’s personal, face-to-face service. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you by phone or in person to discuss your event, discover your needs and show you around Colorado Springs. Our complimentary services including RFP submissions, personalized site inspections and promotional materials will help make planning your next sporting event easier than ever.

Cheryl McCullough, CSEE

Director of Sports & Special Events

Cheryl joined the CVB in 1997. Cheryl's degree in sales & marketing, CVB experience and native roots in Colorado Springs provide her with a great background to assist sports event-rights holders, tournament directors & event organizers with their planning needs. She enjoys spending time with her family and 3 dogs, fishing, gardening & traveling

Rio Andrasko, CSEE

Sales Manager, Sports & Special Events

Rio joined the CVB in 2013, bringing with her extensive experience in sports event and destination marketing from Bradenton, FL. Rio works closely with Cheryl McCullough to raise awarenes of Colorado Springs among sports event planners and assist with their event venue, lodging, transportation and activity needs. Weekends with the Andrasko’s consist of driving all over beautiful Colorado to camp, ski, or simply adventure with their dog Cooper in tow.

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