The purpose of the Bluegrass Sports Commission is to attract and support new and existing sports events at any level, such as the Bluegrass State Games, to the Central Kentucky Area.
There are more than 300 sports commissions in the United States currently. By working in close coordination with local CVBs, other community organizations and venues, the BSC can be a leader for Central Kentucky.
UK/UofL Basketball Game MVP Award
December 26, 2020
Louisville senior Carlik Jones and sophomore David Johnson were named the CO-MVP’s following the University of Louisville’s 62-59 victory over the University of Kentucky at the KFC Yum! Center.
Jones led all scorers with a game-high 20 points, along with five rebounds and two assists. Johnson added 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists, going 3-for-4 from behind the arc.
Since 2010, the Bluegrass Sports Commission has had the privilege of awarding the game MVP award to the most outstanding player in the Battle of the Bluegrass, the annual meeting between the University of Kentucky’s and the University of Louisville’s basketball teams.
The award has been given out since 2010. Click here to see past winners.
The Bluegrass State Games is a non-profit program sponsored privately to promote amateur athletics across the Commonwealth. It is the signature event of the Bluegrass Sports Commission, designed to provide Kentuckians of all ages and skill levels a wholesome avenue for positive development through sports and physical activity, to promote and develop amateur athletics and to provide the amateur athlete an opportunity to showcase their talent and receive statewide recognition.
On Saturday, August 14, 2021, runners and walkers will return to the streets of downtown Lexington for a night of entertainment and activities.
The night begins with the Fastest Kid in Town race (ages 3 years and up) at 6 p.m., followed by the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 7 p.m. Concluding the night is the main event, the A Midsummer Night’s Run 5K, at 8 p.m.
Come and participate in the fun!