Austin Sporting Events & Local Teams

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Austin is known for its outstanding collegiate facilities, but take a closer look and you'll see that we're more than just an award-winning college town. We proudly house first-class facilities for a variety of sporting events from triathlons and BMX to roller derby and Formula 1, you name the sport and we can host it.

At the Austin Sports Commission our mission is to generate economic impact by attracting sporting events and sports-related meetings to the greater Austin area thereby enhancing quality of life for all residents. Just take a look at some of the vents we're hosting this year and have hosted in the past. 

Runner crosses the finish line at the Austin Marathon in austin texasCredit Ed Sparks, courtesy of the Austin Marathon.

3M Half Marathon
January
Join more than 7,000 runners in Austin for the 3M Half Marathon, a fun and fast stand-alone half marathon boasting one of the fastest 13.1-mile courses in the country. Enjoy a point-to-point course with mostly downhill running that takes runners past some of Austin’s finest locations and finishes downtown near the Texas State Capitol.
3mhalfmarathon.com

Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K presented by Under Armour
February
One of the country's premier races attracts nearly 17,000 participants from around the world. Events surrounding the marathon include a 5K, live music, finish line festival and beer garden.
youraustinmarathon.com

ATX Open
February-March
The ATX Open is the only professional tour-level tennis tournament held annually in Austin. The WTA 250 tournament will celebrate its inaugural event in 2023 at Westwood Country Club, February 27 - March 5. As part of the Hologic WTA Tour, the ATX Open is one of 50-plus events and four Grand Slams, spanning six continents, and nearly 30 countries and regions, reaching a global audience of over 700 million.

World Golf Championships–Dell Technologies Match Play
March
Watch some of the best players in the world compete in the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play tournament this spring. Austin Country Club, one of the oldest existing clubs in Texas and home to several of the game's greats, including World Golf Hall of Famers Harvey Penick, Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw and Pete Dye, is hosting the five-day event.
dellmatchplay.com

NASCAR EchoPark Grand Prix
March
Get an experience like no other when NASCAR visits COTA. NASCAR at COTA race weekend features four different racing series. FEVO Friday will treat fans to a full day of on-track action as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and NACAR Xfinity Series (NXS) drivers turn their first ever laps on the winding course before two practice sessions for the IMSA-sanctioned Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series. Saturday features NACAR's rising starts battling for the first time on the grueling road course at the NXS Pit Boss 250 and NCWTS Toyota Tundra 225. Sunday will be the grand finale for a weekend of white-knuckled, edge-of-your-seat racing featuring the NASCAR Cup Series stars fighting to be the first to cross the finish line at the EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix.
nacaratcota.com

Jordan Speith wiping his hand on a towel held by his caddy at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play.World Golf Championships–Dell Technologies Match Play. Courtesy PGA Tour.

AVP Beach Volleyball Austin Open
May
Everything is bigger in Texas, including the incredible AVP action when beach volleyball heads to the Lone Star State for the Austin Open. Aside from the action on the court, the tournament features food and drink stations, music, and much more family-friendly activities. 
avp.com

MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas
Spring (Dates TBA)
Austin's long-standing motorcycle heritage, coupled with COTA's cutting edge racing facility, ensures that audiences can expect a jam-packed weekend of world class two-wheeled excitement on track alongside an incredible schedule of off-track entertainment. In addition to the Moto2 and Moto3 classes, MotoAmerica brings its signature brand of star-spangled motorcycle racing to the track, filling out a stacked lineup of the world's greatest motorcycle riders.
circuitoftheamericas.com

NCAA D1 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
June
The best college athletes in the nation will meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium, as the University of Texas plays host to both the 2019 and 2020 Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. This is the first time UT has hosted the event since 2004, when it drew over 14,000 fans on the final day of competition.
ncaa.com

Premier Rugby Sevens
July
America's biggest sevens stars are bringing rugby's greatest party to Austin. Watch eight teams compete in the fastest game on Earth.
prsevens.com

PBR Team Series - Austin Gambler Days
August
An action-packed team bull riding competition features the most exciting 8 seconds in sports featuring some of the world's best bull riders and the local Austin Gamblers. 
austingamblers.com

Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
October
Formula 1 is back in Austin this November for another edition of the United States Grand Prix! World-class racing and entertainment from music superstars combine for the can’t-miss party of the year at Circuit of The Americas.
circuitoftheamericas.com

NASCAR vehicles lined up in front of COTA's Grandstand.
NASCAR at COTA. Courtesy of NASCAR.

National Amateur Disc Golf Tour National Championships
October
Watch over 500 athletes from all over the United States compete for the National Champion title at eleven different locations across Austin, Texas from October 24-29, 2022.
nadgt.com

Rogue Fitness Invitational
October
The fourth annual Rogue Invitational will once again be held in the greater Austin, Texas area at Dell Diamond, with three days of competition scheduled from October 28-30, 2022
roguefitness.com

Thanks Fore Giving Topgolf Tournament
November
Thanks Fore Giving is an annual fundraiser benefitting the Visit Austin Foundation and Austin Sports Commission. 
visitaustinfoundation.org

Past Events

  • Concacaf Gold Cup Semi-Finals
  • FIFA World Cup Qualifier
  • Kickball365 National Championships
  • Liga MX Friendlies
  • NCAA DI Men’s Basketball 1st & 2nd Rounds
  • NCAA DI Swimming & Diving Championships
  • NCAA DI Women’s Basketball Regional Rounds
  • Pro Pickleball Association Austin Open
  • Red Bull Flugtag
  • Rogue Fitness 20.1 Crossfit Open
  • The Spring League
  • UIL State Championships: Baseball, Softball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer (April and June 2022)
  • UIL State Tournament: Boys Golf & Girls Golf (May 2022)
  • UIL Swimming & Diving State Meet (February 2022)
  • UIL Track & Field State Meet (May 2022)
  • United States Australian Football League National Championships
  • United States Ismaili Games
  • USA Diving Winter Nationals
  • USA Dodgeball Elite National Championships
  • USA Football International Bowl
  • USA Taekwondo National Championships
  • USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Boys Championships
  • X Games

Austin Sports Teams

Not only have we hosted an array of events, Austin is also known for its variety of options when it comes to local teams, click the button below to check out our line-up.