Organization Event Arrival Departure  Attendees Venue City
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Albuquerque Isotopes 4/12/2013 4/15/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) - Wrestling Middle School Wrestling Duals 4/13/2013 4/14/2013 4,000 HyVee Hall Des Moines
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Kick Off Classic NIT DOUBLE POINT WEEKEND 4/13/2013 4/14/2013 4,000 Holiday Park-West Des Moines, Indianola Pickard Park, James Cownie Baseball Park, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, Raccoon River Park, Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex & Walnut Creek Baseball Ankeny, Des Moines, Altoona, West Des Moines, Indianola
Golden Gloves of America, Inc. All Iowa Golden Gloves Boxing - Annual Tournament 4/12/2013 4/13/2013 3,500 Forte Banquet & Conference Center at All Play Des Moines
USA Volleyball - Iowa Region Iowa Junior Regionals - Youth 4/13/2013 4/14/2013 3,500 Drake University Des Moines
United States Hockey League (USHL) Des Moines Buccaneers Regular Season April Home Games 4/13/2013 4/13/2013 3,100 Buccaneers Arena Urbandale
Hall of Fame Dance Regional Competition 4/11/2013 4/14/2013 2,000 HyVee Hall Des Moines
Drake Athletics Jim Duncan Invitational 4/12/2013 4/13/2013 2,000 Drake Stadium Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage CIUA Kickoff Classic Triple Points NIT 4/12/2013 4/14/2013 1,200 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex Ankeny
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Bases Loaded 4/13/2013 4/14/2013 1,200 Highland Park Baseball Des Moines
Iowa National Guard Officer and Enlisted Associations Combined INGOA/EANGI Conference 4/12/2013 4/14/2013 1,000 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
I Love Dance, Inc. Regional Dance Competition 4/14/2013 4/14/2013 800 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Assemblies of God - Iowa Ministry Network Iowa Spring Youth Convention 4/12/2013 4/13/2013 600 Heartland Assembly of God Church-Ankeny Ankeny
Iowa State Education Association (ISEA) Delegate Assembly 4/10/2013 4/12/2013 500 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Des Moines
Iowa Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) Iowa Park & Recreation Association Spring Conference 4/8/2013 4/10/2013 250 HyVee Hall Des Moines
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity  Spring Conclave 4/12/2013 4/14/2013 250 Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown Des Moines
Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel Tri-State Conference 4/9/2013 4/12/2013 200 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Iowa Dance/Drill Team Association Spring Directors Conference 4/12/2013 4/13/2013 200 Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center Johnston
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau