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541.484.5307 · 800.547.5445 ·
Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s

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Sports Planners Services

We serve as a liaison between local private entities (such as property owners and business leaders), public entities (such as county and city) and the sports planner.


  • Provide community information, orientation and relevant data
  • Recommend available hotels and athletic facilities within budget parameters
  • Coordinate site inspections 
  • Make introductions to local dignitaries and community leaders
  • Provide media lists and local media coordination 
  • Assist with permit and signage applications
  • Mobilize local volunteers 
  • Advise on eco-friendly event planning for greener sports events
  • Advise on event accessibility
  • Provide promotional materials: links to video, brochures, rights-free images
  • Promote events with a dedicated web microsite, web links and tie-ins
  • Supply visitor information including visitor guides, maps and discount program
  • Maximize attendance and promote your event using tips from our Social Media Guide PDF
  • Connect you with local resources
  • And more!

Consider attending the Oregon Sports Summit Series, quarterly education sessions presented by the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission, to learn and collaborate with local and regional sports event planners, venue facilities and sports organizations.

Jessica Joyce

Director of Event Operations, Sports Commission

Jessica assists sports event planners in the promotion and production of sports events across the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. She facilities venue coordination, sports event microsites, team and staff information and housing. Additionally, Jessica organizes and conducts the Oregon Sports Summit Series sports event planning workshops and seminars for regional sports planners.