First Event Using Sports Floor Coming to the Owensboro Convention Center

Spectra, the provider of venue management to the Owensboro Convention Center, is excited to announce the first sporting event to be held on the new multi-purpose sports floor will be the Bluegrass Futsal Cup on Friday, December 17 through Sunday, December 19.

The movable sports floor and equipment, which can be used to host events such as basketball, volleyball, handball, and futsal, was funded by a partnership between Owensboro Health, Daviess County Fiscal Court, and the City of Owensboro.

“We are thrilled that Owensboro United Soccer Club is hosting our first-ever futsal tournament in the Owensboro Convention Center, and is the first event to utilize the new flooring and equipment.” said Laura Alexander, General Manager with Spectra Venue Management at the Owensboro Convention Center. “We are also in the works with finalizing another sporting event for 2022 that we hope to announce shortly.”

“SportsTutor and our futsal community is excited to host the inaugural Bluegrass Futsal Cup in Owensboro.  The community’s investment has made the Owensboro Convention Center a destination for indoor sporting events. We look forward to being the first organization to have youth players on-site for competition in this excellent facility,” stated Ty Stauffner, Owner of SportsTutor and Executive Director of Owensboro United.  “For years our area youth and adult players have enjoyed the fast- paced futsal game while developing unmatched technical skills with the ball and now we have a big stage in Owensboro to showcase players from our region.”

The Bluegrass Futsal Cup will be open to boys and girls U8-U19.  Registration is open now through Wednesday, December 8 through HTG Sports.  Cost is $425 per team or $13.50 per player (USYF Registration).  Daily admission for attendees is $5 for adults and $3 for children 8 and under.

For more information on booking an event at the Owensboro Convention Center using the sports floor, please contact sales.owensborocenter@spectraxp.com.