The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission was founded in 2015 through a unique partnership with Colorado Mesa University, the City of Grand Junction, City of Fruita, Town of Palisade, and Mesa County. Now a stand-alone nonprofit, 501c3 organization, the Sports Commission focuses on driving economic impact through sports tourism. In 2018, residents in the City of Grand Junction voted to approve an additional lodging tax that funds the Sports Commission annually via the City of Grand Junction. A total lodging tax of 6% is currently in place, with the Sports Commission receiving .75%, the Air Service Alliance receiving 1%, and Visit Grand Junction receiving 4.25% annually.
Our mission is to recruit, produce, and enhance events in Mesa County that increase the economic opportunities for our residents. The Sports Commission is a resource for our region and offers financial, operational, and marketing support for all sport-focused events and user groups.
The Grand Junction Sports Commission works with a variety of events and sports at all levels, including youth, collegaite, amateur, and professional atheletes. Our partners include the City of Grand Junction, City of Fruita, Town of Palisade, Mesa County, and Colorado Mesa University, along with a long list of other private and public partners.
We encourage you to come experience our events as a participant, spectator, or volunteer! If you have any questions or reccommendations for the Sports Commission, please contact us at email@example.com or (970) 248-1378.
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