Sports & Recreation

You might know that Fayetteville is home to the Arkansas Razorbacks, but it’s also consistently ranked the #1 place to live in the SEC! Whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, volleyball or any of the other 11 sports at the University of Arkansas, die-hard fans pack the stadium rain or shine to call the Hogs. Our city’s enthusiasm for sports goes beyond college team spirit, too – we’re home to the NWA Roller Derby, future host of the 2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, and a disc golfer’s paradise. Wherever and whatever you want to play, we can help you find it in Fayetteville!

Fayetteville is the ideal backdrop to host sporting events of all kinds and sizes. The north-south Interstate I-49 connects the largest towns in the region and expands the possibilities for larger events. We have the facilities, the know-how and all the resources to knock your sporting event out of the park. Interested in bringing your event to our incredible city? Connect with us.

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Razorback fans of and visitors to the University of Arkansas have the opportunity to attend sporting events year-round, as the school currently fields 19 total varsity teams — eight men’s and 11 women’s — in 11 sports. The men’s varsity sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and of course, football; the women’s varsity sports include basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, softball and volleyball.

Razorback Schedules

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Staying for a while? Fayetteville Parks and Recreation offers Adult Sport options in kickball, volleyball, soccer, and slow pitch softball. Youth leagues are available for fast pitch softball and soccer!

City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation

Experience Game Day

In Northwest Arkansas, we love to call the Hogs and fill the stands for home games! So, whether you're visiting with an opposing team or you're in town to cheer on the Razorbacks, welcome to Fayetteville. We can't wait for you to experience game day in our beautiful Ozark Mountain surroundings. Arkansas has a long tradition of backing its Razorbacks, whether it's football, baseball, basketball, volleyball or any of the other eight sports at the University of Arkansas. Hog fans come out in full force to root on their team.

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Kessler Mountain Regional Park

New in 2016: Kessler Mountain Regional Park A great facility for youth recreation, tournaments, soccer and baseball with plan to grown and include many more facilities and amenities. The new park is just off Cato Springs road in south Fayetteville and plans to be an epicenter for sports and activities. It’s 200 acres already boasts 6 full-size lighted soccer fields (each of which can be split into multiple youth fields) and four baseball fields.

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