After hosting one of the largest women’s tournaments in the country, DuPage County continues to achieve premier status in sports tourism, recognized alongside other major destinations including Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tulsa.

OAK BROOK, IL — Recognized in the Large Market Category, DuPage Sports Commission (DSC) in partnership with Stardust Bowl, were yesterday awarded as a 2022 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market. The honor comes four months after the close of the 2022 United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Women’s Championships, secured and hosted by DSC and Stardust Bowl, located in Addison, Illinois. The 71-day tournament took place from April 24 – July 3, 2022, driving visitation of 30,000 people and significant economic impact on the local economy.  

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