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

Check out the list below

UK/UofL Basketball Game MVP Award

December 31, 2022

2023 Dick's Sporting Goods Bluegrass State Games

Summer 2023

2023 CHI Saint Joseph Health's A MidSummer Night's Run

August 12, 2023

Barbasol Championship

July 13-16, 2023

Breeders' Cup World Championships


Future Events

Coming Soon

The Dick’s Sporting Goods 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