terre haute convention & visitors Bureau


The Terre Haute CVB's mission is to provide cooperative action to enhance and encourage economic growth through visitor spending and increase overnight visitation to the City of Terre Haute and Vigo County.

The Bureau has been in existence since June 4, 1980.


Venue Information

Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course

This wonderful 240-acre course, located east of Terre Haute at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, has the distinction of being one of the few purpose-built cross country courses in the world, as well as one of the most spectator-friendly distance running courses. Due to the unique design of the course and the facility, a runner may encounter various types of grades, slopes and terrain, and a spectator can view the entire course by being positioned on the inside of the grid and at the top of the hill. (The Irrigated course has a press box, spectator seating, ample parking, restrooms, and concessions- known for holding NCAA Championships, IHSAA State Finals, Nike Cross Regionals and many invitational races).

Vigo County Youth Soccer Association

One of the largest complexes in the Midwest dedicated solely to soccer; VCYSA's facility covers 50+ acres with 23 fields ranging in size from a full-sided field to a U4 field. The complex is designed so the fields can be rotated on a semi-annual basis to help to deter physical wear. VCYSA has 80- plus recreational and 20-plus travel teams for youth ranging in ages from 4 to 19 and also hosts the Midwest Soccer Classic. (The Complex has concessions, parking and restrooms for spectators).

Rose Hulman: The Sports and Recreation Center at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology­

This state-of-the-art recreational and competitive sports venue houses multiple basketball courts surrounded by a full track and an outer layer of weight-lifting stations and racquetball courts. Also included within this breathtaking structure is a 25- yard, eight-lane swimming and diving pool and a multi-use room for dancing and wrestling. In addition, the SRC houses Hulbert Arena with its unique Boston Celtics-style parquet floor, home to Rose-Hulman's basketball and volleyball programs. This 1,700-seat facility hosted the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Final Four in 2002 and 2003. (The recreation Center has concessions, parking and restrooms for spectators and ample seating. The facility is an active oasis where you can burn off some energy rock climbing, swimming, shooting hoops, lifting weights using the treadmill or playing racquetball. The campus also provides a full football field and track as well as a baseball field).

Griffin Bike Park

Griffin Bike Park is a project of the Vigo County Parks and  Recreation  Department. The design and development of the Griffin Bike Park is guided by these core values, Freedom, Family, Friendship and Community.  The 300-acre Griffin Bike Park was designed by Hilride Progression Development Group, LLC to provide riders from all backgrounds, ages,




Contact Us

Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau
5353 E. Margaret Dr.
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Dave Patterson
Executive Director