Lisle

Convention & Visitors Bureau

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925 Burlington Ave., Lisle, IL 60532 – Phone: 630-769-1000 – Fax: 630-769-1006

Contact: Diane Homolka, Executive Director

Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: 800-733-9811

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Lisle CVB Helps Bring Major Track Event to Lisle

Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau and Benedictine University partnered to bring The 2015 USATF Hershey Youth Outdoor Championships to the Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex over the 4th of July weekend.

Between 3,000 – 4,000 athletes and their families are expected to invade Lisle, Illinois June 30-July 5, 2015 in conjunction with the championship meet, including: athletes, officials, trainers, volunteers and spectators.  “These visitors have the potential to spend over $800,000 while filling up hotels and restaurants during the holiday week”, said Diane Homolka, Executive Director of Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau. “This will be a total economic impact of $ 937,000 for Lisle.” She also added that the Eyes to the Skies Balloon Festival, which is also held over the 4th of July, will be part of their entertainment plans. 

Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau will have an area information table at the event providing their Lisle Visitor Guides, including restaurants, a map and shopping information.  Volunteers are needed to help make this a spectacular event!  Click here for USATF Illinois volunteer application. 

The 2015 USATF Hershey Youth Outdoor Championships typically produces several youth national records and is the only track & field competition that also awards team championships in every age division. The USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championships is a great platform for children to be introduced to the sport of track and field with a competitive edge and a learning experience.

Other USATF events this summer at the Sports Complex include:

  • June 7,  Masters & Open Outdoor Track & Field Championships
  • June 26-28, Illinois Association Junior Olympics T&F Championships
  • July 9-12, USATF Region 7 Youth Championships

About Lisle CVB
Founded in 1991, Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau has developed over the years with the expanded growth to meetings, tours, sports events and leisure travel. It is an internationally accredited, non-profit organization with a mission to make a local economic impact through tourism promotion. The bureau offices are located at 925 Burlington Avenue, Lisle, Illinois.