Organization Event Arrival Departure  Attendees Venue City
Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) Girls State Basketball Tournament 2/25/2013 3/2/2013 60,000 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
Iowa Deer Classic -None- 3/1/2013 3/3/2013 20,000 Iowa Events Center Des Moines
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) - Wrestling National Championships NAIA Wrestling National Championships 3/1/2013 3/2/2013 6,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds Jacobson Exhibition Center  Des Moines
National Basketball Association Developmental League (NBADL) Iowa Energy March Home Games 3/3/2013 3/30/2013 3,500 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
United States Hockey League (USHL) Des Moines Buccaneers Regular Season March Home Games 3/3/2013 3/30/2013 3,100 Buccaneers Arena Urbandale
Gym Rats Basketball Association Div. I Girls & Div. II Boys School Team State Championship 3/1/2013 3/3/2013 2,000 Fligg Fieldhouse, North High School, Northview Middle School & Saydel High School Ankeny
United States Racquetball Association (USAR) Iowa Racquetball Association - Oakmoor Annual Spring Invitational 3/1/2013 3/3/2013 800 Oakmoor Racquet & Fitness Club  Des Moines
Iowa Dance/Drill Team Association All-Iowa Performance 3/1/2013 3/2/2013 500 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
Iowa Elite Basketball USSSA State Basketball Tournament 1st-4th 3/1/2013 3/3/2013 500 Sports Plex West Waukee
Rotary International President Elect Training Seminar (P.E.T.) 2/28/2013 3/2/2013 400 Holiday Inn-Airport Des Moines
Iowa Basketball Coaches Association State Spring Meeting 3/1/2013 3/9/2013 400 Quality Inn & Suites Event Center Des Moines
Heartland Swing Festival Heartland Swing Festival and Collegiate Jitterbug Championships 2/28/2013 3/3/2013 300 Temple For Performing Arts Des Moines
Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association Spring Conference 3/1/2013 3/2/2013 300 Adventureland Inn Altoona
Concerns of Police Survivors Traumas in Law Enforcement 2/25/2013 2/27/2013 250 Prairie Meadows Altoona
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau