The Arizona Sports & Entertainment Commission (ASEC) is among the oldest sports commissions in the United States. ASEC operates as an independent 501 (c) (3) organization. The mission of the Arizona Sports & Entertainment Commission is to represent the citizens of Arizona to bring sporting events to the state, assist in the promotion of existing events, and support youth and amateur sports programs. ASEC currently owns and operates the Grand Canyon State Games, The Lori Piestewa National Native American Games, The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame, the Tucson Fall Festival Pickleball Championship and the GCSG Annual Pickleball Championship.
The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame, honoring Arizonans who have merited recognition and distinction in sports and who have brought fame and honor to the State of Arizona through outstanding sporting accomplishments or contributions.
The Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games, one of the largest competitions of its kind where each year, more than 2,000 athletes and approximately 17,000 spectators come to Maricopa County to compete in the menu of six different sports.