3/21/2013 | Tulsa Sports Commission announces return of USA Volleyball to Tulsa
The Tulsa Sports Commission announced today that it will once again welcome USA Volleyball, the governing body for U.S. Olympic volleyball teams, to Tulsa. Tulsa has been chosen as one of three sites for the 2013 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League matches. Other cities are Wichita, KS and Reno, NV.
The FIVB World League is an elite men’s volleyball competition in which the best teams in the world compete in pool play over seven weeks trying to qualify for the final round and a first-place prize of $1 million.
1/4/2013 | Tulsa's Tournament hits BOK Center in March
The University of Tulsa and the Tulsa Sports Commission are set to bring Hurricane excitement and collegiate basketball downtown during the Conference USA basketball championship at the BOK Center, March 13-16, 2013.
11/19/2012 | USA BMX rides into town for annual Grand Nationals event
Don’t miss the epic conclusion to the USA BMX National series this weekend as more than 3,200 BMXers ride into Tulsa for the Grand Nationals. Riders from around the globe representing more than 17 countries will pack in Expo Square’s Quik Trip Center for what’s been dubbed “The Greatest Race on Earth” for decades.
Olympians from 2008 and 2012 and thousands of hopefuls for future Olympic games will compete over three full days of racing. Don’t miss the Pro Spectacular Saturday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. Click here
9/13/2012 | Jack Wing, TSC board member and avid supporter of Tulsa Run, dies
Jack Wing, a member of the Tulsa Sports Commission’s board of advisors, died Tuesday. Wing served on the TSC board for more than a decade and served as local organizing committee chair for the AC Milan Heartland Cup, in addition to numerous other LOC and committee positions.
2/27/2012 | TSC takes committee group to 2012 Bassmaster ClassicTwenty-three watch and learn for next year in Tulsa
The group worked with local Shreveport host organizations and the B.A.S.S. team to effectively shadow event logistics and obtain a clear idea of what will be in Tulsa next year- crowds of nearly 200,000 people; an extensive consumer expo; professional athletes and their fans; and much more.
2/1/2012 | Tulsa Sports Commission to manage Tulsa Run
The Tulsa Sports Commission recently announced it will now manage the Tulsa Run. Ray Hoyt, senior vice president of VisitTulsa and the Tulsa Sports Commission will serve as race director.
“The Tulsa Sports Commission was incredibly honored when we were approached to steward this iconic race,” Hoyt said. “The Tulsa Run has a rich history spanning more than 30 years and, with TSC’s resources now committed to its development, will only continue to grow.
1/16/2012 | Tulsa Sports Commission announces Tulsa as host of 2012 U.S. Elite Challenge
More than 400 gymnasts are expected to head to Tulsa for trampoline and tumbling’s 2012 U.S. Elite Challenge competition March 30 through April 1. Held at the Tulsa Convention Center, the three-day event showcases the nation’s best in men’s and women’s trampoline, tumbling, synchronized trampoline and double mini-trampoline. The U.S. Elite Challenge is one of three events that are part of the selection process for the U.S. Olympic Team for trampoline.
1/11/2012 | Stewart, Stenhouse discuss Chili Bowl challenge
At most places, Tony Stewart would be introduced as the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.
Not in Tulsa.
Chili Bowl co-founder Emmett Hahn said at a Tulsa Sports Commission and Lucas Oil-sponsored press conference yesterday that the proper introduction in Tulsa is "two-time Chili Bowl champ."