WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) is excited to welcome Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus as an official partner for the 2019-20 academic year. The hotel will work with the IGHSAU to provide teams and fans with affordable and comfortable accommodations in Des Moines throughout the year.

“Partnering with Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus will provide our schools with a centrally located option when booking travel accommodations for our state tournaments”, said IGHSAU Executive Director Jean Berger. “Their shuttle service to Wells Fargo Arena will also add value for friends and family traveling into to town for the state basketball tournament in March.”

The Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus boasts a skyline view and a total of 250 rooms. Teams will be able to take advantage of the property’s leading percentage of double rooms per property in the downtown market. Additionally, on-site parking is free for registered hotel guests.

“We are very excited about this opportunity to support and work with such a great organization”, said Director of Sales Kathy Mielke.

To learn more or to view booking information, visit www.ighsau.org/about/hotel-partners.

About the IGHSAU

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is the only state activity association in the nation solely devoted to promoting, directing, and regulating interscholastic athletics for junior high and high school girls. The IGHSAU works to govern fair, safe, and sportsmanlike interscholastic competition that emphasizes the educational enhancement of all participants.

About Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus

The Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus is a 250 room full-service hotel with amenities such as a full service restaurant and lounge on site, indoor heated swimming pool, fitness room, complimentary guest laundry facility, free wifi, and free attached parking. Holiday Inn Downtown offers a complimentary shuttle service for hotel guests within 2 miles of the property, which includes but is not limited to Wells Fargo Arena and Iowa Events Center. The hotel is centrally located in Des Moines at the I-235 6th Ave exit (1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314). Visit holidayinndesmoines.com or call 515-283-0151 for more information.