About Us/Our Mission

Indiana Sports Corp, a not-for-profit organization, was founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission. Our events are broadcast around the world and bring national and international attention to the area.

Vision: To inspire and advance Indiana communities through sports.

Our MissionTo create positive impact by hosting world-class sporting events which drive economic vitality, facilitate a vibrant community with civic pride, garner national and international media attention and create opportunities for our youth.

An unmatched history of successfully staging sporting events, including:
  • Super Bowl XLVI in 2012
  • Seven NCAA Men’s Final Fours (1980, 1991, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2010, and 2015; event returns to Indianapolis in 2021)
  • Three NCAA Women’s Final Fours (2005, 2011 and 2016)
  • Six Big Ten Football Championship Games (event returns through 2021)
  • Ten Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournaments (event returns in 2020 and 2022)
  • 20 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournaments (event returns through 2022)
  • 1982 National Sports Festival
  • 1987 Pan American Games
  • 1991 World Gymnastics Championships
  • 2002 FIBA World Basketball Championship
  • 2004 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)
  • 2005 Solheim Cup
  • 18 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
...and many more. Central Indiana sporting events history – By year | By event


Indiana Sports Corp is located in the Pan American Plaza office building at the corner of Capitol and Georgia in downtown Indianapolis.

Contact Information
Pan American Plaza
201 South Capitol Avenue, Suite 1200
Indianapolis, IN 46225-1069

Fax: 317.237.5041
E-mail: info@IndianaSportsCorp.org