Leadership Conference Travel and Lodging

Play Like a Champion Sports Leadership Conference

University of Notre Dame

  • Notre Dame is vibrant part of the South Bend, IN metro area, located just north of the city.

  • South Bend is on Eastern Daylight Time.

  • The conference will take place at the Jordan Hall of Science. For a campus map, click here.


Traveling to Notre Dame

  • Notre Dame is easily accessible by air, car, and train. Notre Dame is approximately 2.5 hours from the major Chicago Airports, and 15 minutes from South Bend Regional Airport.

  • If you are flying into Chicago, and need information about airport shuttles to and from campus, please click here.

  • For details about getting to campus visit the Notre Dame's travel page.

Lodging in South Bend/Notre Dame

Several local hotels offer special rates for the nights of our retreat and conference. When reserving a room, ask for the Play Like a Champion Room Block. Information on Room Blocks for the 2021 Conference will be available in early 2021.

Residence Hall Lodging

Lodging is also available on Notre Dame’s campus in Dunne Residence Hall. The cost for a single occupancy room is $65.00 per night. 


You can reserve a dormitory-style room on the campus during the registration process or you can contact the Play Like a Champion Today office by June 15, 2020 at information@playlikeachampion.org or 574-250-6424. 

Conference attendees residing on campus in a residence hall should be aware that the dorms have communal bathrooms. Restrooms and showers are available on each floor and designated “Male” or “Female.” Residence hall guests will be provided sheets, blanket, towel and soap. Guests should bring a bathrobe, shower shoes, alarm clock, toiletries and extra towels. All conference attendees staying in a residence hall may check in after 4:00 on their arrival date.  If arriving on the morning of the conference or the morning of the retreat, luggage will be held at the conference (or retreat) registration desk.

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