Chicago Ready to Host America's Cup Sailing | Sports Destination Management

Chicago Ready to Host America's Cup Sailing

Jun 10, 2016

Join the Chicago Sports Commission and sailing fans from around the world at Navy Pier on June 10th - 12th, to witness America's Cup sailing as it takes place on the fresh waters of our beautiful Lake Michigan for the first time in its 165-year history! You will quickly discover that the Windy City Is Made For This!

Because this is such an incredible opportunity for our city, we want you all there! CSC is proud to offer our supporters discounted pricing for tickets to the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Chicago! To purchase your General Admission tickets, please visit and click the BUY NOW button in the Race Village box.

  • For Single Day General Admission tickets for Saturday, June 11 or Sunday, June 12 enter code EB2016GASD in the Promotional Code tab

  • For Weekend General Admission tickets for Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12 enter code EB2016WKGA in the Promotional Code tab

You have to see these athletes compete live --- you will be amazed at the speed, the talent and the fierce on water competition. In what is called "Formula One on Foils ," six countries - Oracle Team USA, Emirates Team New Zealand, Softbank Team Japan, Team France, Land RoverBAR (Great Britain) and Artemis Racing (Sweden) will compete with state-of-the-art catamaran (twin hulls) with a solid aeroplane wing-like sail and go faster hydrofoils to provide lift, speed (over 40 knots) and an unbelievable wow factor. This year, on its centennial birthday, Navy Pier will be the epicenter of the event and will showcase our beautiful lakefront with a waterfront festival and grandstand viewing area. The Grandstand is the premier way to experience LVACWS Chicago at Navy Pier. Enjoy the best sightlines the Race Village has to offer with an elevated seat, along with access to the private "Grandstand Sailors Lounge." Quantities are limited - get yours today by visiting

The racing takes place nearly in touching distance from Navy Pier, so the event cannot fail to be spectacular, in addition to the big screens, family entertainment and a Race Village all taking place at the east end of historic Navy Pier... and more info can be found at:

If you've never seen this live, you owe it to yourself to discover the high speed action of catamaran racing in Chicago! Purchase tickets while they're still available!

The VIP Hospitality experience being offered is unparalleled -- Enjoy an elite level spectator experience at Navy Pier during the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series this summer. Chicago Club "Elite" Hospitality guests will have access to exclusive race viewing areas, interactive engagements and displays, premium food and beverage, special gifts and more... all in a luxurious environment befitting the level of this prestigious international competition. Check out this link for more info and to purchase.

Look forward to seeing everyone out there!


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