Sports Events

Little Rock is home to several nationally-recognized sporting events each year, attracting thousands of visitors from throughout the world to the Capital City each year.

Sports Events in Little Rock

Little Rock is proud to be the home of several nationally recognized sporting events each year. Each of these bring thousands of visitors from throughout the country to our capital city each year.

Little Rock Trojans - The University of Arkansas at Little Rock boast a 14-sport, NCAA division 1 athletic program that participates in the Sunbelt Athletic Conference.

ATA International - The ATA World Expo attracts competitors and their families from throughout the world to Little Rock. The ATA International Headquarters is also located in Little Rock.

Little Rock Marathon - This event features several levels of competition including a marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K races, as well as a kids marathon. Over 14,000 people compete each year. The Little Rock Marathon proudly boasts of their annual “World’s Largest Finisher’s Medal”.

Real Deal in the Rock - Held at various gyms throughout the city, this tournament attracts hundreds of the top high school basketball teams from throughout the U.S.

Arkansas Travelers Baseball - The Double A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, the Travelers play their home games at Dickey-Stephens Park.

Volley in the Rock - USAV Junior Girls Volleyball Tournament hosted by Little Rock Juniors held at the Statehouse Convention Center each year. This regional tournament attracts teams across multiple states and showcases the best in the sport of volleyball.