NAIA Women's Volleyball Championship Brings Multi-Million Dollar Economic Benefit Sioux City, Iowa
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 40th annual NAIA Women’s Volleyball National Championship was hosted in Sioux City, Iowa for the 12th straight year and each year has boosted the local economy.
The NAIA Women’s Volleyball Championship brings-in 32 teams and their fans to Sioux City annually from anywhere between one-to-six days. Over the course of the Championship, teams and fans not only occupy the hotels of the Sioux City region but patronize local restaurants and attractions.
- There was an average stay of four days
- Overall Economic impact estimated at $10,486,459
- Attendance at the championship was 18,440
"Volleyball continues to have a significant economic impact event in Sioux City and the Siouxland area. Our hotels were full, the restaurants were busy, and the community was a buzz of activity as the matches were contested at the Tyson Events Center," said Co-Tournament Director and Great Plains Athletic Conference Commissioner Corey Westra."We continue to hear positive feedback from our visitors about their experiences while in Sioux City. They come for a Championship and end up enjoying their time in our community away from the matches and that is a win-win that the NAIA provides us with our long-lasting partnership as a host."
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