The Bluegrass Sports Commission is proud to bring you these exciting events

Check out the list below

Thoroughbred Diesel Throwdown

June 7-8, 2019

The Basketball Tournament

July 19-21, 2019

Barbasol Championship

July 2019

Bluegrass State Games

Summer 2019

A MidSummer Night's Run

August 10, 2019

Bluegrass Sports Awards

January 30, 2019

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.

Annual Participants
Sports Offered
Million Dollar Economic Impact

Central Kentucky hosts some of the world’s top sporting events and boasts a full calendar of annual events, as well.

 UK Basketball

8 time NCAA Champions

Kentucky Horse Park

National Horse Center

Keeneland Racing

April and October