Grand Park in Westfield says it is expecting its largest attendance to date this weekend. More than 40,000 visitors are expected on the campus for events including the Crossroads of America College Girls Soccer Showcase, the Bullpen Spring Shootout and the NIKE Elite Youth Basketball League Event.
This will be the first year an Indiana city has hosted the NIKE EYBL event. It features the top 40 under-17 travel basketball programs from throughout the country. NIKE says 95 percent of alumni go on to play college basketball and 32 percent get drafted to the NBA.
The NIKE EYBL event is open to the public with a $5 admission charge on Friday and $10 on Saturday and Sunday. Click here for more information.
The Crossroads Soccer Showcase includes 290 teams from throughout the country and is expected to draw 22,000 spectators. Two college soccer matches will also take place. Friday evening will see Indiana University vs. Miami University of Ohio and fans can see Marian University take on DePauw University Saturday night.
You can see the full calendar of activities at Grand Park by clicking here.