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The mission of the Detroit Sports Commission is to enhance the local economy and image of metro Detroit by attracting and hosting amateur sports events.
The Detroit Sports Commission is a 501(c)(3) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. The DSC was formed in 2001 to enter the emerging, yet competitive, sports tourism industry.
Since its inception, The Detroit Sports Commission has hosted numerous events in metro Detroit including the 2003, 2008 and 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games, 2004 Ryder Cup, 2006 Super Bowl, 2007 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, 2009, 2011 and 2013 NCAA Women's Bowling Championship, 2009 NCAA Men's Final Four and 2010 NCAA Men's Frozen Four.
Not only does the DSC help host these nationally known events, but they assist with numerous weekend travel tournaments in various sports throughout the year for amateur sports.