Home of the Hawkeyes & Heartlanders
The University of Iowa is the center of spectator sports in the Iowa City area, and is home of 7 men’s and 13 women’s athletic teams in the Big Ten Conference. Iowa City’s curious communities embody a visible loyalty to and love for the Hawkeyes – they fill Kinnick Stadium, Carver Hawkeye Arena and other university athletic facilities to their capacity to cheer them on. Locals know all of the tailgating tips - so come experience Iowa fans for yourself.
Coralville and Xtream Arena are home to Eastern Iowa's only professional hockey team, the Iowa Heartlanders. An affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, the Heartlanders play in the 27-team ECHL with 36 regular season home games from October to April.