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About GCSC

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission (GCSC) was formed in June 2002 to provide leadership, guidance and marketing expertise in attracting regional, national and international sporting events and activities to bolster Greater Columbus economically and socially. Since its inception, GCSC has bid on and brought more than 150 new sporting events to Columbus that have generated an estimated $150 million in visitor spending. The GCSC also works to retain annual bid events that have generated an additional $100 million in visitor spending.

Columbus’s Australian Rules Football Clubs

                                                   The Jackaroos and Jillaroos! Blog entry submitted by Aron Tharp – President, Columbus Jackaroos – Australian Rules Football Club Who we are: We are the Jacks and Jills, the men’s and women’s Australian Rules Football Clubs here in Columbus, Ohio. We … Continue reading

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90th Anniversary of the OHSAA Boys High School Basketball State Tournament

Some things to know going into Thursday’s start of the Ohio High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament at the Schottenstein Center: Columbus is excited to celebrate the 90th year of the boys state high school basketball tournament with all but … Continue reading

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The 37th Annual OHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament Returns to Columbus this Weekend

All ticket sales — both all-session and single-session — for the OHSAA girls state basketball tournament continue. All-session ticket books cost $64 each and single-session tickets are $10 each. The girls state tournament will also be held at the Schottenstein … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the OHSAA State Swimming and Diving Champions

There were a lot of of winners from Central Ohio/Franklin County at the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state swimming tournament and we would like to congratulate all the state champions on their accomplishments. Girls Swimming Upper Arlington – Division I Team … Continue reading

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Buckeye Cup Club Hockey Classic Lights Up Franklin County

The weekend of March 9-11, 2012, twelve high school club hockey teams from Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus will compete for the Buckeye Cup Championship at the Ohio Health Ice Haus and Chiller North. The Cup, the Holy Grail among Ohio’s … Continue reading

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Columbus Hosting NCAA March Madness | Information and Activities

Columbus is a great city for NCAA Basketball with the Ohio State Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams in the Top 25 annually.  Central Ohio has also become a great destination for hosting the early rounds of March Madness over the … Continue reading

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The Ohio Machine’s First Ever Lacrosse Player Clinic

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 3! From 4-7:30 p.m. at Field Sports of Sports Ohio in Dublin, the Ohio Machine is holding their first ever Ohio Machine Players Clinic presented by Ohio State University Sports Medicine. And boy do they have a star-studded … Continue reading

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