The final numbers have been calculated, and the total economic impact of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials event in Omaha is more than $74 million. In addition, Omaha continues to gain international exposure during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Omaha, a city very familiar with hosting Olympic Trials, has been selected as the site for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling. The Trials will take place Nov. 12-19, 2017, at Baxter Arena.
The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships are coming to Omaha next month and we need YOU! We anticipate 15,000 people, including 6,500 triathletes will visit during race week. The event will be held in Levi Carter Park and volunteers are needed Wednesday, August 10 – Sunday, August 14.
On Monday, June 27, 2016 and Tuesday, June 28, 2016 TD Ameritrade Park Omaha will host the Championship games of the NCAA Men’s College World Series, while CenturyLink Center Omaha will be the site of the of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials. An estimated 38,000 people will attend the combined events each night. Officials say planning and patience will ensure everyone with a ticket has a place to park in order to make their event on time, as was the case with overlap days in 2012.
For the first time ever, the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming are completely sold out for the entire eight days of competition, June 26-July 3 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.