Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue City
USA Track & Field (USATF) - Outdoor Track & Field Championships Outdoor Track & Field Championships 6/19/2013 6/23/2013 40,000 Drake Stadium Des Moines
Iowa Speedway ‘Iowa Corn Indy 250’ IZOD IndyCar Series 6/23/2013 6/23/2013 35,000 Iowa Speedway Newton
US Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) - Region II Region II Regional Cup Championship 6/21/2013 6/26/2013 12,000 James Cownie & Hidden Valley Soccer Park Des Moines
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports AAA USSSA State Tournament 6/21/2013 6/23/2013 6,500 Indianola Indianola
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Nashville Sounds 6/18/2013 6/21/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Nashville Sounds 6/18/2013 6/21/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Des Moines Menace Soccer Regular Season Game vs. Kansas City 6/22/2013 6/22/2013 3,700 Valley Football Stadium West Des Moines
Des Moines Menace Soccer Regular Season Game vs. Kansas City 6/22/2013 6/22/2013 3,700 Valley Football Stadium West Des Moines
Knoxville Raceway Nostalgia at Knoxville 6/21/2013 6/21/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series #10 – Mid Season Championships – Farm Bureau Night plus 305’s Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Induction Banquet 6/22/2013 6/22/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Ladies Pamper Night Ladies Pamper Night 6/22/2013 6/23/2013 3,000 HyVee Hall Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage Iowa USSSA State 6/21/2013 6/23/2013 2,500 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex & South Des Moines Complex Various
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Iowa "A" Classic NIT 6/22/2013 6/23/2013 1,200 Holiday Park-West Des Moines West Des Moines
United States Handball Association National Four-Wall Championships 6/23/2013 6/30/2013 700 Downtown YMCA Des Moines
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Urbandale - Battle of Walker 11"/12" Coed Slow Pitch 6/21/2013 6/23/2013 600 Walker Johnson Park Urbandale
Iowa State Skeet Association (ISSA) ISSA State Championship 6/21/2013 6/23/2013 500 New Pioneer Gun Club Waukee
National High School Athletics Coaches Association (NHSACA) National Convention 6/21/2013 6/27/2013 450 Holiday Inn - Airport Des Moines
Iowa State Bar Association 140th Annual Meeting 6/18/2013 6/20/2013 400 Sheraton - West Des Moines West Des Moines
The Maschhoffs, LLC Annual Production Partner Conference 6/18/2013 6/19/2013 250 Holiday Inn - Airport Des Moines
Public Defenders Association of Iowa Public Defender Criminal Law Seminar 6/19/2013 6/21/2013 250 Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Kosama Warrior Run- Water 6/22/2013 6/22/2013 250 Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Des Moines
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau