Families will find a wide variety of spectator sports to choose from along the South Shore. The many sports venues in the region offer such traditional sports as baseball, football, soccer and basketball, as well as different and interesting sports such as roller derby and vintage baseball.
Collegiate sports fans will enjoy cheering on local teams at Valparaiso University, Purdue Northwest, Indiana University Northwest and St. Joseph's College, as well as the Northwest Indiana Oilmen, a collegiate baseball league team that plays at Whiting's beautiful Oil City Stadium. Watch exciting swimming and diving, track and field, tennis, volleyball and softball, among others.
Baseball fans have a wide variety of options in addition to the NWI Oilmen, including the Chicago White Sox, the Gary SouthShore RailCats, and vintage baseball teams, the Deep River Grinders and the Munster Centennials.
Roller derby fans will enjoy catching a bout between the South Shore Roller Girls and a rival team in Northwest Indiana's premier women's flat track roller derby league.
Watch exciting racing action at US 41 International Dragway in Morocco, Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville or Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville. Catch family-friendly dirt track go-kart racing at US 41 Raceway in Lake Village.
No matter what sport your family loves to watch, they're sure to find a great event to cheer at along the South Shore.