National Championship Events

Each summer Butler County hosts a variety of top-notch tournaments and national championship sporting events. This year is no different. In July alone, The BC will welcome thousands of competitors participating in one of the many sports events happening this month.
If you’ve got a family full of little athletes, bring them out to one of these exciting sports events and cheer on your favorite athlete.
National Championships:
AAU 7th Grade Girls Basketball National Championships
Cheer on your favorite team as local and national teams compete for the national title!
When: July 12 – 17
Where: Lakota West High School, Lakota Ridge Jr. School, Fairfield High School, Courts4Sports, & Sports Plus
Admission: $40/Tournament Pass + Program | $10/Daily pass | $25/Child tournament pass | $6/Child daily pass | Free/Children 6 & under
USA Archery National Target Championships
Watch as arrows fly during this championship archery event. This event will feature youth JOAD competitors, adult competitors, and Olympic athletes.
When: July 8-14
Where: Joyce Park
Admission: Free
Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships
For some extreme sporting action, bring the whole family down to watch professional wakeboarders get big air as they compete in this exciting water sport event. The championship will feature the top youth, women, and men wakeboarders in the nation. Pro riders will be competing for points towards their respective standings and the national title.
When: July 25-28
Admission: $7/day when bought online | $13/day at the gate
Tournaments and Sports Events:
Challenger Baseball State Tournament
Support a good cause and enjoy a day the fields with your family and root on nearly 500 special needs athletes as they play for the state title!
When: July 19-21
Hamilton Joes Baseball Games
Take me out to the ball game! Bring your whole family and root on the local baseball team, the Hamilton Joes, as they take on local and regional competitors. These fun and affordable baseball games are perfect for your entire family.
When: All summer long! In July vs.: Grand Lake Marines, Cincinnati Steam, Lake Erie Monarchs, Cincinnati Steam, Dayton Docs, Lexington Hustlers, Southern Ohio Copperheads, Lima Locos, Licking County Settlers
Admission: $5/General admission | $4/Seniors & Students | $3/Military | $2/Kids 12 & under | Free/Kids under 2
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