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Traverse City SportsAn unspoiled jewel on Lake Michigan’s NE shore, Traverse City is the perfect four-season destination for sports enthusiasts.

From youth sports to internationally acclaimed amateur events - including the Bayshore Marathon, the Iceman Cometh Challenge the largest 1 day mountain bike race in the U.S., and the North American Vasa ski race - Traverse City can accommodate a variety of athletic events.

We are home to the Detroit Red Wings annual training camp, as well as the NHL Prospects Tournament.

The full-service Cherry Capital Airport provides commercial service to 300 domestic and international destinations and is just minutes from nearly 5,000 guest rooms and over 200 miles of sugar-sand beaches that surround crystal clear lakes and bays.

Come play and stay in Traverse City!

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We offer a great selection of free services to make your event the best ever!Iceman Cometh Challenge in Traverse City

• Comprehensive bid presentation
• Assistance in site selection
    - site visits
    - facility tours
    - secure room blocks
• Referral service
    - audio / visual needs
    - off-site functions
    - group restaurants
    - photographers
    - speakers
    - transportation
• Attendance building
    - customized landing page
    - promotional materials
    - photos for event promotion
• Information tables
    - at your event with local information
• Media assistance
    - press release to local media
    - social media regarding your event
    - event posted on TCT websiteBayshore Marathon in Traverse City


Marquee Events

  • North American Vasa Nordic Ski Race
  • USAC – Iceman Cometh Challenge
  • NHL Prospect Tournament
  • MSYSA – Traverse Bay Area Youth Soccer Tournaments
  • State Gymnastics Meet
  • USAC – Cherry-Roubaix TT, Criterium, State Championship
  • Traverse City Waves Softball Tournaments
  • Melges 17 National Sailing Championship
  • ISOC Snocross Nationals
  • Bayshore Marathon
  • Cherry Bomb Lacrosse Tournament
  • US Figure Skating, Tri-States Synchronized Skating Championships


Contact Us

Sarah Barnard - Sports & Group Account Executive
Traverse City Tourism
101 W. Grandview Parkway
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
Phone: 231.995.3910
Email: sarah@traversecity.com