IHSA State Wrestling Championships

Welcome to the IHSA State Wrestling Championships!

February 20-23, 2014 | State Farm Center | Champaign

Welcome to Champaign County! Visit Champaign County would like to welcome the wrestlers, families and fans of the 2014 IHSA State Wrestling Championships to our wonderful community. We’re pleased that you’ll be joining us soon and are excited to host you and your fans!

Be sure to stop by our Welcome Booth near the main entrance of the State Farm Center. We'll be giving away coupons to use while you're in the area, other fun giveaways and interactive games to participate in!

When the matches are over, we hope that you have an opportunity to explore all the things that make us a one-of-a-kind destination. From the thousands of acres of the farm ground to the beauty and history of the University of Illinois campus to the vibrant downtown districts filled with eclectic dining, boutique shopping and lively atmosphere, soak in all the things that make our micro-urban oasis such a remarkable place to visit.

If you have any questions about hotels, restaurants, shopping, transportation or nightlife, please contact me. On behalf of Champaign County, we hope that you’ll enjoy your time here and we look forward to seeing you again.

Safe travels,
Cory Hatfield

Sports & Sales Director | Visit Champaign County
Ph. 217.351.4133 | coryh@visitchampaigncounty.org


Where to Shop?

Before and after matches, get your shopping done right here in Champaign County. Market Place Mall has over 80 stores for you to choose from, including the anchor stores of Macy's, Bergner's, jcpenney and Sears. Outside the mall, you'll find plenty of shopping along North Prospect Ave. with Target, Best Buy, Meijer, Walmart, Shoe Carnival, Michael's and more.

We also encourage you to shop the many locally owned retail outlets in Champaign County. Whether you're looking for books, clothing and shoes, crafts and antiques, home decorations, jewelry or wine, our locally-owned shops in all of our communities are sure to have the perfect gift for your those on your list! Click here to find where to shop while you're in town and be sure to download some shopping coupons!.

Things to Do

We've gathered a list of events happening during your stay. Check out any of these fun, family-friendly activities!

Orange & Blue Open | February 21 | TBA
University of Illinois Armory

Taste of Heaven | February 21 | 5:00 p.m. 

Prairie Skies | February 21 | 7:00 p.m.
William M. Staerkel Planetarium

Winter Tales | February 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Spurlock Museum

All Out A Capella | February 22 | 5:00 p.m.
Unity High School

In My Backyard | February 22 | 7:00 p.m.
William M. Staerkel Planetarium

For a complete list of events, click here

Need a Place to Eat?

During your visit, many of our local restaurants would like to offer discounts for you and your team. Click here for discounts at various area restaurants. For other restaurants in the community, please visit here or contact our office at 217.351.4133 for recommendations.

Recreational Activities

Be sure to check out our theaters, bowling alleys and other recreational activities here.

Transportation Assistance

Travelling to, from and around our community has never been easier. To learn more about our community's transportation services, please click here.