Sports & Recreation

Everybody wins when you play in Gering and Scottsbluff; the twin-municipalities are iconic sports destinations bringing together a team of experience in sports recruitment, event management and services to meet goals and deliver sports tourism success.

All the amenities of larger metropolitan areas minus the challenges that accompany them; Gering’s state-of-the-art facilities are seated at the base of natural landscapes and scenic beauty of Scotts Bluff National Monument, Wildcat Hills and thousands of acres of public accessible recreation areas.

Baseball, softball, golf, marathons, hot air balloon championships and gravel mountain bike racing have chosen this sports destination; Gering’s facilities know sports and how to put on great tournaments. With an established DMO to offer the winning combination of people, facilities and reputation of service for all sports markets, we invite you to take a look at our tournament-ready destination.

Gering Sports Facts:

  • Oregon Trail Ballpark in Gering is the home field of the Western Nebraska Pioneers; the 2022 Independence League Baseball Champions
  • The Monument Marathon course, a Boston qualifying race, start-finish runs on the Oregon Trail around Scotts Bluff National Monument
  • Gering and Scotts Bluff County hosted the BFA U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championships in 2019-2022 in conjunction with the annual Old West Balloon Fest