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  • 8th Annual Firecracker 92 Legion Baseball Tournament

    June 26, 2018

    Now in its eighth year, the Firecracker 92 Legion baseball tournament has been a staple community event since its inception in 2011. Rochester Sports and Rochester American Legion programs have developed a strong partnership over the years, and the Firecracker continues to draw top-level baseball teams (made up of players ages 19 and under) from around the Midwest.

  • Fun to be had at Sports Night

    June 19, 2018

    The 36th Annual Rochesterfest is well underway at Soldiers Field, and Rochester MN Sports is proud to once again have a hand in organizing "Sports Night" taking place tomorrow night (Wed., June 20) on the East Ballfield from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

  • Determining Exact Economic Impact

    May 29, 2018

    It was reported that Super Bowl LII brought $400 million into the Twin Cities local economy. While some businesses were overwhelmed, others were not. Businesses with the right product and location flourished. There is no doubt you get out-of-town visitors with events, but how many is difficult to accurately determine. Over 1 million visitors attended the Super Bowl LIVE at Nicollet Mall over the 10 days of festivities, with 1.4 million visiting the Mall of America during that same time. But how much each visitor spends and where they spend it is a challenge to track.

  • NJCAA Softball Championship Provides Thrilling Competition

    May 22, 2018

    For the 13th consecutive year, eight of the best collegiate softball teams in the nation made their way to Rochester, MN to participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Softball Championship this past weekend. Great weather, and even better competition on the field, made for one of the best Championships to date.

  • Big Weekend of Wrestling!

    May 15, 2018

    The Northern Plains Regional Championships will be coming to the RCTC Regional Sports Center this weekend, May 18 - 20. USA Wrestling’s regional events are contested in Freestyle and Greco-Roman, the only two styles of wrestling at the Olympic level.

  • MN USA Wrestling State Freestyle & Greco Returns to Rochester

    May 8, 2018

    The MN USA Wrestling State tournament returns to Rochester this weekend for the first time since 2015. The state tournament will be held at the Mayo Civic Center Auditorium and Exhibit Hall this coming weekend and will feature over 1000 wrestlers from around the state of Minnesota.

  • Just For Kix Dance Nationals in Rochester this Weekend

    April 24, 2018

    The Just For Kix "Together We Dance" regional competitions are hosted all across the area each year, and Rochester has enjoyed playing host to these Just For Kix regional events. When Just For Kix returns to the city this weekend, however, it will be a new and exciting experience - Rochester is hosting the first-ever Just For Kix national-level competition at Mayo Civic Center! Creating a national event has been something that has been an evolving discussion and having it in the Arena and Auditorium should create an energetic, fun atmosphere for the competitors and spectators.