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The Chicago Sports Commission (CSC) will pursue, support and attract sporting events and sport-related business opportunities to Chicago that will positively impact the city's economy. CSC will serve as a clearinghouse and resource for sport event owners and organizations interested in hosting events in Chicago. These efforts will continuously raise the sports profile of Chicago while establishing the city as a premier destination for sport tourism in the world.


Chicago has hosted some of the best and most exciting events in the world of sports. Chicago prides itself as being one of the best sports cities year-round, offering fans opportunities to attend some of the most competitive games in professional sports, or participate in competition themselves.


Chicago’s world-class venues can accommodate almost every professional and amateur sport discipline in the book. Tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll help you understand which venue is right for you and help your organization create the best atmosphere for competition and the overall event experience for your fans.
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The Chicago Sports Commission launched in 2011. It is a registered 501(c)6 and is part of Choose Chicago®. The CSC is comprised of a dedicated, full-time staff and an impressive and experienced Advisory Board.

Featured Event

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
On October 12th, downtown Chicago will be filled with an estimated 45,000 runners participating in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, one of the only six World Marathon Majors, and over 1.7 million spectators. A staple in Chicago for over thirty years, the marathon is considered one of the fastest marathons in the world, raises millions of dollars for charitable causes and is an important economic driver for Chicago – with an over $250 million economic impact.

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As it's the first official day of Fall, what are your favorite things about Fall? We can tell you ours right away - football!
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Here's a sneak peak from the #ChicagoMatchCup highlight show - it's our very own Executive Director Kara Bachman's interview about Chicago's role as a sports city and why hosting events such as the Alpari World Match Racing Tour is so important to our city -- (and while you're at it, subscribe to our youtube channel!)
3 hours ago
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