Organization Event Arrival Departure  Attendees Venue City
Iowa Asian Alliance CelebrAsian 5/11/2013 5/11/2013 55,000 Capitol Complex Des Moines
Des Moines Menace Soccer Menace Midwest Invitational 5/11/2013 5/12/2013 8,000 James Cownie Soccer Park Des Moines
Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Track & Field Conference Championships 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 6,000 Drake Stadium Des Moines
Iowa Bandmasters Association Annual State Conference 5/9/2013 5/11/2013 5,000 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Gym Rats Basketball Association Gym Rats Kings of the Court Classic 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 5,000 AIB Activities Center, Ankeny Area Schools, Bondurant Schools, Des Moines Christian High School, Des Moines North High School, Fligg Fieldhouse, Northview Middle School, Orange Planet, Saydel High School & Southeast Polk High School Various
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Slug Fest NIT A / AA 5/11/2013 5/12/2013 5,000 Ballard High School, Bondurant Little League, Holiday Park-West Des Moines, Indianola Baseball Complex, Indianola Pickard Park, James Cownie Baseball Park, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex & Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex Various
Junior Volleyball Association Midwest JVA Challenge 5/11/2013 5/12/2013 3,500 HyVee Hall Des Moines
Knoxville Raceway Mediacom Shootout World of Outlaws plus 360's - KCCS #4 5/11/2013 5/11/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Market to Market Relay Market to Market Relay | Iowa 5/11/2013 5/11/2013 2,500 Downtown Des Moines Des Moines
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Dirt Bags NIT 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 1,500 Metro Wide Various
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Waukee Warrior Classic - Waukee 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 1,500 Centennial Park, Waukee High School & Waukee Softball Complex Waukee
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - North Des Moines Girls Softball USSSA 9GG Flower Power 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 1,200 North Des Moines Girls Softball Complex Des Moines
USA Track & Field (USATF) - Iowa Association Events Des Moines Hoover - Junior Olympic Preliminary Meet 5/11/2013 5/11/2013 1,200 Hoover High School Hoover
Spotlight Events, Inc. Spotlight Dance Cup 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 1,000 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage "C" Gauntlet 5/10/2013 5/12/2013 1,000 Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex Altoona
USA Track & Field (USATF) - Iowa Association Events Excalibur Track Club - Junior Olympic Preliminary Meet 5/11/2013 5/11/2013 1,000 Waukee High School Waukee
Hott Horse Shows Maffitt Lake Spring Gathering I 5/9/2013 5/12/2013 750 Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center Cumming
LeadingAge Iowa Spring Conference 5/8/2013 5/9/2013 250 Prairie Meadows Altoona
Iowa State Bar Association Bridge The Gap 5/9/2013 5/10/2013 200 West Des Moines Marriott West Des Moines
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau