Sports & Recreation

Most people know that Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. In fact, Fayetteville is Named the No. 4 Best College Town in the Nation and Fayetteville is ranked #1 place to live in the SEC. While the region packs the stadium to call the Hogs, enthusiasm for sports goes beyond college team spirit.

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 in doing so 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.

Fayetteville is ranked the #1 place to live in the SEC for good reason—and the month of May is an absolutely beautiful backdrop for this year’s NCAA Golf Championship at the challenging and perfectly maintained Blessings Golf Club. When it’s time to come off of the course for a bit to find some local havens or enjoy some Razorback retail therapy, we’ve got some great suggestions:

Fayetteville will be the home to some of college’s best golfers when it hosts the 2019 NCAA Golf Championship for the first time in University of Arkansas history at Blessings Golf Club May 17-29, 2019.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the 2022 Cyclo-Cross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Jan. 29-30, 2022.  This will be only the second time that the championships have been held in the United States. Local nonprofit BikeNWA will lead a coalition of community partners, including Experience Fayetteville, in organizing the World Championships.  

The legendary Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team is having their annual training camp in Fayetteville January 31 through February 8.

November, 2018

Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas which means it’s a thriving college town with lots of Arkansas Razorback sporting events. Throughout the cooler months, Bud Walton Arena roars with excitement as the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams take on the some of the most difficult opponents in the SEC and beyond.

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