Outside of two weekends, the Great Bend Sports Complex is booked for the 2016 summer, a good thing for the Great Bend economy.
The City of Great Bend and Great Bend Recreation Commission formed a committee before the complex was built and looked at a needs study. Initially, the idea was to add practice and playing fields for local teams.
Great Bend Recreation Commission Executive Director Diann Henderson says the idea expanded to recruit out-of-town teams to come visit Great Bend.
(Read more: Great Bend Post)