FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Fort Wayne's restaurants, attractions, and hotels will feel an extra bump in business this weekend, as seven meetings and tournaments will take place in our city.

For the second straight year, the Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine will host its fall meeting at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. From November 4-6, more than 500 sports medicine doctors, trainers, and students will gather for industry meetings, educational sessions, and special events. In 2013, Visit Fort Wayne worked to bring the MCACSM to Fort Wayne.

Visit Fort Wayne will also provide convention and tournament visitor services at six other events this weekend, and they include:

Youth for Christ GoMad at the Grand Wayne Convention Center from November 4-6. The event expects 1,400 people to attend.

Summit City High School Hockey Classic at the SportOne Parkview Icehouse on November 4-6. An estimated 450 hockey players, coaches, and officials will compete.

National Softball Association 10U-18U Tournament at the Plex South on November 4-5. The indoor softball tournament will bring in 700 players.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum from November 2-6. The five-day show will attract an estimated 1,000 people.

Lions Karate Academy Tournament at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on November 5. The karate event will feature 500 participants.

Quad Rugby Tournament at the Plassman Athletics Center at Turnstone from November 5-6. More than 250 people will compete.

For more information on visiting groups and tournaments in Fort Wayne, contact Visit Fort Wayne President/CEO Dan O'Connell at (260) 424-3700.

Visit Fort Wayne is the not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to expand Fort Wayne's economy by attracting conventions, leisure visitors, and sports tournaments.


Media Contact:
John P. Felts
Communications Manager
(260) 424-3700