Calendar of Events
Come out and see the fun!
- Open Stone
- Braemar Stone
- Heavy Hammer
- Light Hammer
- Heavy Weight for Distance
- Light Weight for Distance
- Weight Over Bar
- Heavy Stone Challenge
The Bass Pro Fitness Festival is a series of not-for-profit events during the fall sponsored by Bass Pro, dedicated volunteers and sponsors. Proceeds from these events are shared by Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Ozark Greenways and Wonders of Wildlife. Walk, bike, run or kayak your way to better health with the Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor Fitness Festival!
September 16: Run the Rock
October 8: Tour De Bass Cycle Rides
October 21: Zombie Run/Walk
November 2: Wellness Conference
November 3, 4: Bass Pro Marathon Weekend Expo
November 5: Fitness Series 5K
November 5: Cohick Half-Marathon
November 5: Mercy Sunshine Marathon-Relay
November 5: Conservation Marathon
November 11, 12: Dogwood Canyon Trail Run Weekend
You might ask, what is Springfield Bicycle Tours? S.B.T. is a locally owned and operated bicycle tour company that gives tours varying in length and covering a variety of different interests. Love being outside and playing games at the park? Check out our Parks and Recreation Tours. Want to learn about Springfield and see the city from a unique perspective? Look into the Short Circuit, Homeland Tour, and Le Tour de Springfield. Love coffee? You'll definitely want to book early for our monthly Coffee Meets Donut tour highlighting local cofffee shops and their craft
Advance individual games tickets and season tickets for 2017-18 season Ice Bears Division 1 team games are available by calling Missouri State Tix at (417) 836-7678, toll free at (888) 476-7849 or by visiting the Missouri State Tix box offices in JQH Arena, the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts or in the Plaster Student Union on the campus of Missouri State University.
On game days, starting an hour before game time, individual game tickets can be purchased at Mediacom Ice Park; 635 East Trafficway in Springfield, Missouri.
Mark your calendar, call your favorite BFFs (Bear Friends Forever!) and make plans now to come home for Homecoming 2017, October 27-28.
This years Welcome Home Reception is bigger and better with a few surprises thrown in, and there's fun for all ages on campus throughout the weekend.
Here's a peek of whats in store, but check back often, and watch your email to learn more as we add exciting events to welcome you home this fall.
Friday, October 27
Welcome Home Reception
Class of 1967 Golden Reunion Luncheon
Saturday, October 28
Breakfast with Boomer
Golden Bears Luncheon (for class years 1967 and before)
BearFest Village Tailgate
Bears Football vs Indiana State Sycamores
Relay teams are comprised of five members, running or walking a distance from 3.10 miles to 7.5 miles in order to complete a full 26.2 marathon. The first and third team members will run 10Ks while the second and fourth members complete a 5K each. The final team member will run a 12K. The marathon relay continues to appeal to families, friends, co-workers and organizations looking to build relationships and teamwork. Marathon Relay divisions include: Mens Business, Womens Business, Coed Business, Family & Friends Men, Family & Friends Women, Family & Friends Coed, Organization Challenge team, and the Battle of the Badges team.
The Bears will play 15 home games at JQH Arena again this season, matching last season for the most regular-season games ever in the 11,000-seat facility. In addition to the nine MVC home games, the previously-released non-conference slate includes visits from Southern University, North Dakota State, Evangel, Colorado State, Hampton and Wright State to "The Q."
Missouri State Mens Basketball
2017-18 MVC Schedule
Fri., Dec. 22 Loyola University Chicago*
Sun., Dec. 31 at Valparaiso University*
Thu., Jan. 4 University of Northern Iowa*
Sun., Jan. 7 at Illinois State University*
Wed., Jan. 10 at University of Evansville*
Sun., Jan. 14 Indiana State University*
Wed., Jan. 17 Valparaiso University*
Sat., Jan. 20 at Drake University*
Tue., Jan. 23 at Bradley University*
Sat., Jan. 27 Southern Illinois University*
Tue., Jan. 30 Illinois State University*
Sat., Feb. 3 at Loyola University Chicago*
Tue., Feb. 6 at Indiana State University*
Sat., Feb. 10 University of Evansville*
Wed., Feb. 14 at Southern Illinois University*
Sun., Feb. 18 Drake University*
Wed., Feb. 21 Bradley University*
Sat., Feb. 24 at University of Northern Iowa*
Bass Pro Tournament of Champions will take place January 11-13 at JQH Arena. This tournament, the highest attended high school basketball tournament in the US, has hosted future stars of the NBA in past years, including D'Angelo Russell, Chandler Parsons and Dakari Johnson.
Hometown teams Glendale and Ozark high schools will represent the local community in the tournament of eight high school teams from across the nation.