As a part of Visit Lubbock, Lubbock Sports is your dedicated team focused on sporting events across the city. When it comes to sports, we have all the bases covered.
The Sports Capital of West Texas
The expressed mission of Lubbock Sports is "to establish Lubbock as the Sports Capital of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico."
What can Lubbock Sports do for you and your event?
For ALL events that bring in participants from outside the community:
- Enhance creditability of your event and your efforts by providing an increased level of visible "Community/City Support."
- Assist with objectively assessing exact, specific event needs to determine if Lubbock is a suitable host destination.
- Check your event dates against sports events and conventions master calendars to determine if pre-scheduled or pending future events will lead to housing or venue conflicts.
- Request room blocks and rates from hotels for you to consider.
- Assist with evaluation of facility needs, and help obtain use of facilities that appropriately match the requirements of your event.
- Work with you to create professionally prepared, "knock-their-socks-off" event hosting proposals and bid presentations.
- Host site inspection visit by governing body.
- Provide experienced, objective, professional assistance in planning your event.
- Use existing relationships with sponsors and vendors and the bargaining strength of volume consuming to package your event with other sports events to enhance its level of attractiveness.
- Work with you to market your event to increase the number of participants and spectators.
- Provide visitor guides, city maps and event-specific restaurant guides for your participants and spectators.
To download a copy of the Sport Facilities Guide, click here, (10.2mb)
Texas Tech University Athletics
Lubbock Christian University Athletics
Home of the 2008 NAIA Softball National Champions
Home of the 2009 NAIA Baseball National Champions
Cities of the Big 12 Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Contact information for every city in the Big 12 is listed below. Before you travel to an out-of-town Texas Tech game, call the Convention and Visitors Bureau to get any restaurant, hotel and attraction information you may need while you are in that city.
The Big 12, offering you "Ten Desirable Destinations."
Ames, Iowa - (800) 288-7470
Austin, Texas - (800) 926-2282
Fort Worth, Texas - (800) 433-5747
Lawrence, Kansas - (785) 865-4499
Lubbock, Texas - (800) 692-4035
Manhattan, Kansas - (800) 759-0134
Morgantown, West Virginia - (304) 292-5081
Norman, Oklahoma - (800) 767-7260
Stillwater, Oklahoma - (800) 991-6717
Waco, Texas - (800) 321-9226