Schwan’s USA CUP
The 2017 Schwan’s USA CUP tournaments successfully completed their 33rd season. The Week and Weekend tournaments at the National Sports Center combined for 1,168 teams from 15 countries and 17 states, making it the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere.
New Spring Lake Park K-4 school on NSC campus
Spring Lake Park Schools will build a new K-4 school on the National Sports Center campus near the intersection of Davenport and 105th Avenue NE. The school will open in 2018.
MASC leases 49 acres
The MASC has finalized a 30-year lease agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission to acquire 49 acres of multi-use sports playing fields east of the National Sports Center campus.
Mighty Ducks Grants
The 2016 James Metzen Mighty Ducks Grant Program. awarded $2.3 million to Minnesota ice arenas. The program helped ice arenas eliminate R-22 refrigerant and improve indoor air quality.
Red Baron Arena & Expo
The Red Baron Arena & Expo in Marshall opened in 2016. The facility will host ice sports, conventions, and concerts.