Sports Corp Scoop – May 2023
Colorado Springs, CO -- April showers (or should we say snowfall), bring May flowers! We're here to share information on an awesome Rocky Mountain State Games scholarship, insight on the Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox and why you should register, and fun community happenings. Head to coloradospringssports.org for Sports Corp vendor, volunteer, membership, sponsorship, & opportunities.
SPORTS CORP HAPPENINGS
Rocky Mountain State Games - Tom Falgien Youth Scholarship - July 21-23*
Rocky Mountain State Games (RMSG) decreases barriers and supports youth development & engagement for athletes of all ages & skill levels through many sport opportunities. The Tom Falgien Youth Sports Scholarship covers 100% registration fees for eligible state game sports and other Colorado Springs Sports Corporation events. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for full details on other opportunities. To view eligible sports, please visit our website.
*RMSG is held primarily on July 21-23, however, several sports occur outside the core weekend. For complete schedule, visit our website.
Labor Day Lift Off - September 2-4
Parking passes, Lift Off Lounge VIP Experience, and NEW Velodrome Photo Pass tickets are on sale now! Be sure to purchase in advance, parking passes and VIP/Photo Pass tickets are limited. Purchase today or visit labordayliftoff.com for more details!
Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox - September 8-10
New to the APEX? We got you. Click here for our flyer with some quick tips and information how to get involved whether your riding, running, volunteering, or attending the festival! We've also included stage specific flyers below with course information and testimonials from riders themselves!
There are single day registration options and multiple discounts available for the Pikes Peak APEX Mountain Bike Challenge and early bird registration for the Pikes Peak Trail Run (5K & 10K) - be sure to check our website to take advantages of those deals today!
Please contact us with any questions you may have. We'd love to hear from you!
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IJRU World Jump Rope Championships - July 16-23
Volunteer for the IJRU World Jump Rope Championships, July 16-23, at Ed Robson Arena! Witness more than 3,000 participants from across the world compete to be crowned world champion! As a volunteer, you will receive a behind the scenes experience and be able to catch all the action from a front row view!
Check out the IJRU World Jump Rope Championships video to learn more about the event and visit the website!
Project Play Summit - May 17-18
In 2013, Project Play was launched as the nation's first cross-sector, collective impact effort to build healthy communities through sports. Today, it's a movement of thousands of organizations across the U.S. and beyond – sharing knowledge and developing actions aligned with our strategic frameworks.
Join us in celebrating the incredible memories and milestones of Project Play from the past 10 years of helping sport develop the potential of every child.
The Project Play Summit is this happening month on May 17-18! The event is currently sold out, but there is still an opportunity to get tickets. Add your name to the waitlist and be the first know if additional tickets become available for the 10th annual event.
USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament - May 20-21
USA Wrestling's Senior World Team Trails Challenge Tournament is taking place May 20-21 at Discovery Canyon High School! 82 qualified athletes will compete in the tournament.
Learn more about the tournament and upcoming USA Wrestling events here.
USA Basketball 3X Nationals - May 5-7
USA Basketball 3X Nationals is set for May 5-7 at Reid Arena (Colorado College). An impressive lineup of NCAA Division I women’s programs will compete, while the men’s field men’s features reigning 3X Nationals champions Team Harlem. 3X Nationals is free and open to the public. Team rosters and the full schedule will be available here.
3X Nationals will serve as an evaluation for selection to various 2023 USA Basketball 3x3 men’s and women’s national teams, including the 2023 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, set for May 30-June 4 in Vienna, Austria.
Played on a half court with a 10-minute clock and a 12-second shot clock, the first team to 21 points, or the team in the lead at the end of regulation, is the winner. Participating teams earned their spots in the 2023 USA Basketball 3X Nationals through 3X regional qualifiers last fall or via an at-large invitation.
USA Basketball 3X Nationals Schedule:
Friday, May 5
- 4-9 pm: Men’s Pool Play
Saturday, May 6
- 9 am-3 pm: Women’s Pool Play
- 3-4:15 pm: Men’s Pool Play
- 4:45-7:25 pm: Women’s Pool Play
- 7:25-9 pm: Men’s Quarterfinals
Sunday, May 7
- 9-10:45 am: Women’s Quarterfinals
- 11:15 am-2 pm: Semifinals and Finals (men and women)
An Evening with Richard "Goose" Gossage - May 19
If you love Rodeo AND Baseball, you will not want to miss this evening of intimate conversation with this Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, and record setting athlete about his baseball experiences, world series games, and his love for rodeo and cowboys. The evening also includes a live auction, dinner, dessert, and cocktails! Please contact AJohnson@prorodeo.com or 719-528-4732 to make your reservation today! Learn more about the event here.
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City of Colorado Springs
Laying on the Eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains sits the beautiful City of Colorado Springs. Home to some of the most beautiful geographical structures Colorado has to offer like Pikes Peak, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Helen Hunt Falls, and Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs offers a beautiful place to live while being able to explore the outdoors.
Whether you are here to stay or visit, Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, welcomes you with open arms! Thank you, City of Colorado Springs, for your support of the Sports Corp. We are proud to be able to host events in Olympic City USA!
Learn more about Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA here!
With their customers at the center of everything they do, Swire Coca-Cola's goal is to engage the hearts and minds of their employees and uplift the communities in which they operate. We are proud to have Coca-Cola as our official soft drink!
Thank you, Swire Coca-Cola, for all you do for Sports Corp events and the community.
Learn more about Swire Coca-Cola and their sustainability efforts here!
(Written by Sports Corp of Colorado Springs)