March 9-12, 2017
Welcome MVC Women's Basketball Fans!

Venue Info

The MVC Women's Basketball Championship will be held at the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois, a modern arena on the banks of the Mississippi River. The iWireless Center is within walking distance of downtown Moline shops, restaurants and attractions. Learn more »

Hotel Info

Enjoy these special rates at select Quad Cities hotels just for the Missouri Valley Conference championship!

Isle Casino Hotel
Complimentary casino-style continental breakfast, complimentary parking & valet, 4 on-site eateries, as well as surrounded by many more fast food/pub-grub, family diners, & fine dining restaurants. Casino & seasonal marina on-site. Complete renovations in 2016. Complimentary wi-fi, indoor pool, fitness center & airport shuttle.
1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf, Iowa
5 minute drive from iWireless Center
$104.00 per night + taxes & fees

Holiday Inn & Conference Center
Complimentary continental breakfast included, complimentary parking, wi-fi, pool, fitness center, full-service gym also available at no cost. Bennigan's Restaurant on-site. Meeting space also available. Within walking distance of several restaurants & attractions. Free airport shuttle.
226 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
5 minute drive from iWireless Center
$119.00 per night + taxes

With over 5,500 hotel rooms, the Quad Cities is sure to have a property that fits your needs. Check out the full list to find the perfect room!

Other Quad Cities Events

The Beatles: Magical History Tour exhibit
Beatlemania is back! March 11 - June 4 at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport, Iowa, visitors will experience a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The exhibition tells the story of the Fab Four highlighting pivotal points in the band's history via Artifacts, memorabilia, and fun interactives. Guests will experience the entire Beatles journey beginning in Liverpool, their early days in Hamburg, touring North America, and their return to the studio in the U.K.

See instruments, equipment and other personal belongings, including the original Quarrymen drum kit. Letters, memos and pivotal documentation of the Beatles' career, including the official "break-up letter" typed by John to Paul's lawyer and signed by John, George and Ringo. Rare photographs from the Beatles' touring years, including many that have never before been seen. A vast collection of Beatles merchandise and memorabilia, including the album signed by John Lennon to his eventual killer hours before his death. Variety named the Beatles the Icons of the 20th Century. Experience why in this immersive, educational and fun exhibit - only at the Putnam Museum & Science Center.
Putnam Museum & Science Center • 1717 W. 12th Street, Davenport, Iowa
15 minute drive from iWireless Center
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm

Check out The Beatles exhibit at the Putnam Museum to see instruments, equipment and other personal belongings - including the original Quarrymen drum kit - as well as letters, memos and pivotal documentation of the Beatles' career.
ComedySportz Quad Cities
Two teams of improv comedians compete for points and laughs, and you are the judge! ComedySportz is the longest running live comedy show in the Quad Cities and has been a hit for 26 years. Housed in the Establishment Theatre, ComedySportz is a favorite among families, businesses, and social groups. We recommend purchasing advance tickets as weekend matches sometimes sell out. All-ages, family-friendly show at 7pm; adults only show at 9:30pm. Buy tickets to the early show and stay for the adults only show for free!
The Establishment Theatre • 220 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
5 minute drive from iWireless Center
Fri & Sat, Mar 11 & 12 at 7pm (all ages) and 9:30pm (adults only)

Check out our Event Calendar for other live music events and shows occuring around the Quad Cities during the weekend of your visit. Our event calendar is constantly being updated with new events, so check back frequently!

Fan Bars

Hang out with fans, students and alumni from your school at designated fan bars throughout downtown Moline! All of the bars are within walking distance of the iWireless Center and the team hotels.
iWireless Center
1201 River Drive, Moline
River House Bar & Grill (2nd floor)
1510 River Drive, Moline
Rebellion Brew Haus
1529 3rd Avenue A, Moline
425 15th Street, Moline
Barrel House
1321 5th Avenue, Moline
River House Bar & Grill (1st floor)
1510 River Drive, Moline
Bier Stube
415 15th Street, Moline
Backwater Jacks
101 18th Street, Moline
TGI Friday's
1425 River Drive, Moline
Bent River Brewing Company
1413 5th Avenue, Moline

Special Game Events

Thursday - Sunday, kids 8th grade and younger get in 1/2 price when they wear their favorite team t-shirt, jersey or sweatshirt.

Thursday - Sunday, U.S. Army Obstacle Course Challenge with prizes. Find out about over 150 Army careers and pick up some great Army gear.

Thursday, $2 beers.
Friday, bingo games for the fans with prizes
Saturday, $1 popcorn; U.S. Army swearing in ceremony before Game 7 around 1pm; chin-up challenge on the court during Game 8 around 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, fan fun zone with inflatables, interactive activities, games, and an opportunity to take pictures with the MVC championship trophy

Dining in downtown Moline, Illinois

Downtown Moline, Illinois is full of locally-owned restaurants and nightlife opportunities just a few blocks away from the iWireless Center and the team hotels. Below is a selection of our favorite eateries, or download our downtown Moline dining guide for even more options.

Bass Street Chop House
This fine dining establihsment is only open for dinner and is known for their upscale selections of some of the finest steaks in the Quad Cities.
1601 River Drive

Bent River Brewing Company
Bent River is a microbrewery that produces their own award-winning, hand-crafted microbrews. Also offers a full kitchen with traditional pub food.
413 5th Street
Bent River Brewing Company produces award-winning, hand-crafted microbrews. Full kitchen with traditional pub food.
Bier Stube Bar and Grill
An authentic German-American bar and grill, check out an extensive menu of traditional sausages, ales, sandwiches and more.
415 5th Street

Cup a Jo
Enjoy this locally-owned and operated coffee shop featuring delicious coffees, espressos, lattes and more. Fresh bakery items, gourmet sandwiches and daily soup specials. Open for breakfast and lunch.
1603 5th Street

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Johnny's is reminiscent of the traditional 40s style supper clubs where everyone went for a good time and great food.
1300 River Drive
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse is an elegant dining establishment reminiscent of traditional 40s-style supper clubs. Semi-private dining sections available for small groups.
You can't visit Moline without a trip to this family-owned confectionary and ice cream parlor that's operated in the same location since 1908. Try their nationally-recognized hot fudge sundae! Recipient of the America's Classics award from the James Beard Foundation in 2006.
1422 5th Avenue

River House Bar & Grill
Full restaurant and bar in a charming historic building in downtown Moline. Open for lunch and dinner - or check out their upstairs banquet room for private parties and events.
1510 River Drive

Broken Saddle Saloon
The only bar in the Quad Cities area that brings country and western flare to the urban area. Hand-built bar and custom-built tables make this one of the most unique bars in the region. Bar only, no food served.
1417 5th Avenue

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Food & sweets
If you want to venture a little bit further away from downtown Moline, check out our great selection of restaurants, pizza places, sweet shops, and much more to satisfy your every craving.

Brews, wines & spirits
We're known for our extensive, locally-owned collection of microbreweries, wineries and distilleries. All of them are within a 20 minute drive from the iWireless Center.
Check out the official Missouri Valley Conference Quad Cities website for all the latest tournament updates.
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