Event History

An unmatched history of successfully staging sporting events.

Past Events

Since 1979, Indianapolis has hosted more than 450 national and international sporting events including Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, 18 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and NCAA Championship events in a variety of sports.

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)
  • Seven 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)
  • 18 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
  • 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

Event History by Event | Event History by Year

Upcoming Events

View our events and make an impact. 

View Events