Indoor Sporting Events

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Ultimate Fighting? Boxing? Wresting? Roller Derby? Martial Arts? Big or small we do it all! With over 32,000 square feet of space in three climate controlled buildings, we are unique in northwest Indiana because we can offer you four different indoor venue options, based on the number of attendees you are planning for. Exceptional events happen here because the Porter County Expo Center has over 30 years of experience in planning thousands of events. Our experienced and professional event staff will be with you every step of the way.

The first step in planning your indoor sporting event is to select the Porter County Expo Center facility that will best suit your needs and budget. Within each venue, you can choose from a menu of options to customize your event without breaking the bank. Scroll down this page to review our venues.

Indoor Sporting Events: 4H Building Icon

The 4H Building is perfect for the type of sporting event which does not require a large sporting area.  The seating capacity will vary based on the size of the sporting area, but can accommodate up to 400 guests in theater type seating. Bleacher seating is available which may increase the seating capacity.  Please note that the addition of concessions service, bars, booths for merchandise sales and dressing areas may reduce the seating capacity.  This space is 8,150 square feet (63' x 144'), air conditioned with a concrete floor. 

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Indoor Sporting Events: Expo East Building Icon

The Expo East building is a great choice for a larger event. The seating capacity will vary based on the size of the sporting area, but can accommodate up to 500 guests in theater type seating. Bleacher seating is available which may increase the seating capacity. Please note that the addition of concessions service, bars, booths for merchandise sales and dressing areas may reduce the seating capacity. This space is 9,328 square feet (106' x 88'), air conditioned with a concrete floor.

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Indoor Sporting Events: Expo Main Hall Icon

The Expo Main Hall is also great choice for a larger event. The seating capacity will vary based on the size of the sporting area, but can accommodate up to 750 guests in theater type seating. Bleacher seating is available which may increase the seating capacity. Please note that the addition of concessions service, bars, booths for merchandise sales and dressing areas may reduce the seating capacity. This space is 9,840 square feet (82' x 120'), carpeted and air conditioned.

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Indoor Sporting Events: Expo Main Building Icon

We like to call our Expo Main Building the 'go big or go home' option for indoor sporting events. The seating capacity will vary based on the size of the sporting area, but can accommodate up to 1,200 guests in theater type seating. Bleacher seating is available which may increase the seating capacity. Please note that the addition of concessions service, bars, booths for merchandise sales and dressing areas may reduce the seating capacity. This space is a whopping 14,832 square feet, carpeted and air conditioned...and surprisingly affordable.

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CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for an indoor sporting event

Ready to begin event planning for your indoor sporting event? Click on the RFP button to complete and electronically submit a request for proposal.

Submitting a Request For Proposal does not guarantee date availability or costs. It is simply a tool we use to start your event planning. Dates and facilities are only guaranteed when a contract is executed and any necessary deposits are paid. 7% Indiana sales tax is added to all invoices. Prices are subject to change.