Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue City
Knoxville Raceway AMA Pro Flat Track Knoxville Grand Nationals 9/7/2012 9/8/2012 12,000 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Des Moines Kennel Club Dog Show 9/7/2012 9/9/2012 5,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines
Drake Sports Drake Football vs. Montana State 9/8/2012 9/8/2012 3,000 Drake Stadium Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage Fall League Altoona Fall Shootout 9/7/2012 9/9/2012 1,000 Raccoon River Park West Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage Fall League Altoona Fall Shootout 9/7/2012 9/9/2012 1,000 Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex Altoona
United States Tennis Association - Waveland/Birdland/Wakonda Aces for Life 9/7/2012 9/9/2012 750 Waveland Tennis Courts Des Moines
Iowa Appaloosa Association Iowa Open Appaloosa Congress Show & Futurity 9/7/2012 9/9/2012 450 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines
Iowa Finance Authority Housing Conference 9/5/2012 9/7/2012 300 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau