This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee.

Missouri State High School Activities Association 2023 State Basketball Championships

  • Date: March 8-18
  • Attendees: 40,000
  • Room Nights: 7,500
  • Economic Impact: $3.1 million

National Christian HomeSchool 2023 Basketball Nationals

  • Date: March 11-17
  • Attendees: 10,000
  • Room Nights: 7,685 
  • Economic Impact: $4.7 million

CVB partners who want to see more groups coming to the city can access a convention calendar on Connect SGF. Once logged in, click “reports,” then select the calendar you want to view. If you need help logging in, contact Shelly Grauberger at or call 417-881-5300.