Lake County Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau

Teresa Lewis

Sports Events Specialist

5465 West Grand Avenue
Suite 100
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Phone : 847-662-2700
Toll-free : 800-LAKE-NOW
Fax : 847-662-2702
Email :
Website :

About Lake County Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau

When you're looking for a place to hold your next sports event, all roads lead to Lake County, Illinois - just 30 miles from Chicago.  With an abundance of indoor & outdoor venues plus world-class attractions and entertainment options, Lake County has everything you need for a successful sports tournament both on and off the field.  With so much to see and do - from amusement parks, beaches, restaurants, & outdoor adventures - you’ll want to stay and explore it all even after the games are over!


On the Waterfront

Article | September 3, 2019

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are... more >>


The Growth of Lacrosse

Article | June 27, 2019

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed... more >>


Lacrosse Takes the Offensive

Article | July 17, 2018

Lacrosse started several centuries ago but it’s making up for lost time. By many measures, it continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in... more >>


Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here

Article | September 26, 2017

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your... more >>


Scoring Big With Lacrosse

Article | July 21, 2017

Lacrosse has been played on the North American continent for centuries. Today, it’s one of the fastest-growing team sports in the U.S., spreading... more >>

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Lake County Sports Sheet

May 3, 2017

Looking to enhance both enjoyment and prominence of your next sports event? The choice is easy: Lake County, Illinois—one of the Midwest’s... more >>

Sports - Lake County, Illinois

July 24, 2014

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