The City of Omaha has been selected to host the Final Round of the 2015 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix (WGP), which is the premier annual international women’s volleyball tournament run by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). The Omaha Sports Commission will serve as the local organizing committee with the support of USA Volleyball, the National Governing Body for the sport.
USA Swimming, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee, announced Saturday that Omaha, Neb., has been selected as the host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.
The Omaha Sports Commission was presented with the Communication Achievement Award at the University of Nebraska Omaha School of Communications annual awards banquet held on May 2nd. The Award goes to organizations with leading-edge creative activity and community engagement initiatives.
USA Volleyball announced today that the Omaha Sports Commission has been selected to host the 2013 Visit Omaha NORCECA Women’s Continental Championship held Sept. 16-21. The Omaha Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will serve as the title sponsor and Pharmaceutical Technologies, Inc. (PTI) will be presenting sponsor for the event, which will be held at the Ralston Arena.
The three major sports events hosted by the Omaha Sports Commission (OSC) over the past eight months are paying dividends to the city and state. Omaha Sports Commission President Harold Cliff said the three events – the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming, 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships and Mutual of Omaha’s Battles on Ice – provided unique sporting opportunities while showcasing Omaha on the national stage.