NBA Indiana Pacers

See Paul George, George Hill and Monta Ellis heat up home court at an Indiana Pacers game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Conference title: 1 (2000)

Division title: 6 (1995, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2013, 2014)

WNBA Indiana Fever

Catch Indiana's very own WBNA team the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Conference title: 2 (2009, 2012)

WNBA Champion: 1 (2012)

NFL Indianapolis Colts

Cheer on your Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Division championships: 16 (1968, 1970, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2003 – 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014)

Conference championships: 7 (1958, 1959, 1964, 1968, 1970, 2006, 2009) (Tied : 1965, 1967)

Super Bowl championships: 2 (1970, 2006) 

AAA Indianapolis Indians

Cheer on your very own Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field, a great activity with friends and family

Class titles: 7 (1917, 1928, 1949, 1956, 1988, 1989, 2000)

League titles: 10 (1949, 1956, 1963, 1982, 1986 – 1989, 1994, 2000)

Division titles: 24 (1902, 1908, 1917, 1928, 1948, 1954, 1956, 1961 – 1963, 1971, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2006, 2012, 2013)

ECHL Indy Fuel

The Indy Fuel is a minor league ice hockey team in the Midwest Division of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) that began their first season in 2014. Home games are played in the newly renovated Indiana Farmers Coliseum. 

NASL Indy Eleven

The Indy Eleven, Indianapolis’ professional soccer team, began playing in the North American Soccer League (NASL) in the spring of 2014. Indy Eleven debuted in April 2014 at IUPUI's Michael A. Carroll. The team gets its name after the 11th Indiana Regiment that fought with the union during the Civil War. It is also symbolic of the 11 players that take the field during a soccer match. The team continues to pack the stands with its fan section, the Brickyard Battalion, and its continued sold-out crowd. 

Venues

Indianapolis earned its bragging rights early as the amateur sports capital of the world.  The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has long been noted as the city’s icon. The addition of Victory Field, as well as the state-of-the-art Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Lucas Oil Stadium, have furthered the city’s sporting image. 

Lucas Oil Stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium is a state-of-the-art retractable roof venue which features spectacular views of the Downtown Indianapolis skyline. It is home to the Indianapolis Colts, NCAA major events, concerts, conventions and more. The floor alone offers 150,000 square feet of versatile space. In 2012, Indianapolis hosted Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium. Lucas Oil Stadium was named the Sports Facility of the Year in May 2009 by Street and Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal with their Fieldturf surface ranked at the NFL’s best artificial surface in 2009 and 2010. In January 2012, sportsstadium.com named Lucas Oil Stadium the best sports stadium in the nation. Tours of the stadium are available year round.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Bankers Life Fieldhouse stands as a monument to Indiana's rich basketball tradition. The Fieldhouse is home to the NBA's Indiana Pacers, WNBA’s Indiana Fever and Indiana Ice, as well as more than 150 events annually, including world class concerts and shows. Bankers Life Fieldhouse was ranked the best NBA arena by The Orange County Register. The Fieldhouse occupies 750,000 square feet with a seating capacity of approximately 18,500, including 69 suites, 2,500 club seats and the Varsity Club restaurant.

Victory Field

Designated "The Best Minor League Ballpark in America" by Baseball America, Victory Field was designed by the same architectural firm responsible for Oriole Park at Camden Yards and Coors Field in Colorado. The 15,500-seat, $18-million, open-air, grass ballpark is home to the Indianapolis Indians, AAA affiliate for the Pittsburg Pirates. From picnic areas in the outfield to luxury suites, Victory Field has both traditional and modern amenities found in ballparks today. 

Indiana University Natatorium at IUPUI

Located on the IUPUI campus, the Indiana University Natatorium has hosted 11 Olympic trials since it opened in 1982. The Natatorium is open daily for public use and offers learn-to-swim classes and exercise classes.

IUPUI Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium

This stadium is home to Indy Eleven, a club in the North American Soccer League. In 2012, Carroll Stadium completed installation of a new FieldTurf Revolution soccer field, featuring a 110 x 75 yard field that can accommodate all levels of soccer, including the IUPUI Jaguars' men's and women's NCAA Division I programs. The facility is open for rental and is also the site of many runs, walks and nonprofit events.

Events

Super Bowl XLVI

In February 2012 Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl XLVI, and received raving reviews. “Indianapolis is the best Super Bowl city I’ve ever seen,” said Darren Rovell, CNBC sports business reporter. He went on to say on his website, “So why is Indianapolis so good? Because its Downtown is so confined that it's extremely easy to get around.” With a weeklong schedule of events, parties, concerts, the NFL Experience and Super Bowl Village, Indianapolis set the bar high for future Super Bowl cities.

Football

Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Football Championship game in Lucas Oil Stadium since 2010. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany comments on why Indianapolis is the perfect venue for this event: “Indianapolis has a unique ability to deliver turn-key events in a quality way.”

Basketball

Indianapolis IS basketball in March. The city hosted the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments from 2008 – 2014. The Men’s Tourney and Women’s Tourney will return again in 2016. The Women’s Tourney also visited in 2007. Indianapolis hosted the World Basketball Championship, held every four years, in 2002. This was the first time in the event’s 52-year history that it had ever taken place in the United States.

Indianapolis is the only city to have hosted the NCAA Men's Final Four three times in a decade: 1991, 1997 and 2000.  Downtown hosted again in 2006, 2010 and 2015. In 2005, the city hosted the NCAA Women’s Final Four for the first time and again in 2011. The Women’s Final Four will also return to Indianapolis in 2016 with Division I, II and III to celebrate the sport of women’s basketball. Sporting News named Indianapolis as the "Best Final Four Host" stating "there's no better basketball town than Indy."

Indianapolis also hosted the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Regional Championship in 2013 and 2015.

Racing

The Indianapolis 500 race is the largest, single-day sporting event in the world. The second largest is the Brickyard 400. Both events are hosted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the world’s largest spectator sporting facility. The Indianapolis 500 looks to celebrate its 100th running in 2016. 

Gymnastics

A national spotlight continues to shine on Indianapolis. We hosted the 2005 VISA USA Gymnastics National Championships at Conseco (now Bankers Life) Fieldhouse. Circle of Stars Gymnastics Invitational has taken place in Indy since 2009 and continues. Also, in November 2012 Kellogg’s® Tour of Gymnastics Champions visited Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The P&G Gymnastics Championships will return to Bankers Life Fieldhouse this August as the gymnasts continue on the road to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Swimming and Diving

Indianapolis hosted the USA Swimming Nationals and ConocoPhillips Swimming Championships and World Championship Trials in July 2009 and 2013. Indianapolis also welcomed the USA Diving Olympic Team Trials in 2008. The USA Diving Olympic Team Trials will return to Indianapolis in 2016.

Indianapolis hosted the NCAA Men’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championship in 2013. In 2014, Indianapolis hosted the NCAA Division III Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship. NCAA Men and Women’s Division II Swimming and Diving came back to IUPUI’s Natatorium for the 2015 championships. 

Track and Field

The city hosted the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 2006 and 2007 at IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Stadium.