SPORTS | SportsFest to Take Place in Louisville This Weekend

01/05/2018 05:03 PM

The Louisville Sports Commission has partnered with Talgrace Marketing to host the second year of SportsFest presented by Baptist Health.

SportsFest is an “interactive, family-friendly sports event designed to engage kids and help them get active.”

The event this year will take place Saturday and Sunday inside the Kentucky Expo Center, South Wing A.

General admission is $10 for adults and free for kids five and younger.

SportsFest will run Saturday from 10 a.m. ET to 6 p.m. ET, while running Sunday from 11 a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET.

Karl Schmitt, President and CEO of the Louisville Sports Commission, stopped by Sports Night on Thursday to preview the event:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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