Indianapolis has long been a sports tourism destination. Each year on Memorial Day weekend the famous Indy 500 race is held at the Indianapolis Speedway. The city also has two professional sports franchises, the Colts and the Pacers, along with numerous minor-league franchises.
The NCAA keeps its head-quarters in Indy, and the NCAA Men's and Women's Divisional Champion-ships are frequently held here. The Indianapolis Convention Center is also a popular destination and each year holds the biggest gaming convention in North America:GenCon.