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

Check out the list below

UK/UofL Basketball Game MVP Award

December 26, 2020

2021 Bluegrass State Games

Summer 2021

A MidSummer Night's Run

August 14, 2021

Barbasol Championship

July 15-18, 2021

2022 Breeders' Cup World Championships

November 4-5, 2022

Future Events

Coming Soon

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