Dennis Lafata Gateway Bid Classic

St. Louis Welcomes the 2018 Dennis Lafata Gateway Bid Classic

We look forward to having you in St. Louis, February 23-25, 2018.

Let this site be your guide to the best restaurants, shopping, entertainment and attractions the gateway city has to offer.

Dennis Lafata Gateway Bid Classic LogoSt. Louis is full of unique attractions, exceptional music, arts, and cultural institutions, and enough stores and specialty shops to keep any shopper happy. Experience the quirky City Museum, explore world-class attractions like the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Missouri History Museum, or take a tour of the Anheuser-Busch brewery and the Gateway Arch.

Hungry? Try out one of our unique restaurants. From Vietnamese fare to Bosnian cuisine, there are plenty of options to satisfy every craving. When the sun sets, the action heats up with casinos, live music, professional sports, and outstanding nightlife throughout downtown and St. Louis’ unique neighborhoods.

St. Louis continues to reinvent itself with exciting development projects like Ballpark Village, the National Blues Museum and CityArchRiver. Historic buildings in the Gateway City’s central business district are undergoing transformations and being re-purposed for 21st century uses. From loft condos and apartments to restaurants, retail and entertainment venues, new life has been breathed into downtown St. Louis.

Airport Transportation

The Capitol Sports Tournaments and GO BEST Express are teaming up!  GO BEST Express is
proud to provide discount shuttle service between the airport and downtown St. Louis hotels.

The TEAM Special:  $13 per person each way after the first 3 passengers at $18 per person each way when the group is on the same reservation going to the same location with the same payment method. CLICK HERE to book your reservation!

Discount rate ONLY available by booking through the provided link in advance. Reservations
made on the spot at the counter will be subject to standard rates.  Discount code:  CSCI2018

Team Transportation

First Student Charter
First Student Charter is offering 10% off bus rentals for the tournament weekend.  To book contact Darius Gary at (630) 637-7657 or [email protected] and mention the Dennis Lafata Tournament or Capitol Sports.

Dennis Lafata Gateway Bid Classic Discount Offers

314 The City Bar
1137 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 328-2280
10% discount when you show meeting credentials.

Bailey’s Range
920 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 241-8121
Mention “Capitol Sports Fries” to your server when you dine in at Baileys’ Range, and receive a free order of small fries with a purchase of a burger. Dine in only. One order of fries per guest.

Big Daddy’s on the Landing
118 Morgan St.
St. Louis, Mo 63102
(314) 621-6700
15% off the entire bill for your group. Dine in only. In the heart of Historic Laclede’s Landing. Large groups call ahead for reservations.

Budweiser Brew House 
601 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 241-5575
Budweiser Brew House would like to offer guests with Capital Sports can receive complimentary soda, tea, and lemonade from 10AM – 4PM. Customized menu packages are also available by contacting Olivia Ricci at [email protected] or 314-203-3323.

Cardinals Nation
601 Clark St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 345-9880
Cardinals Nation will offer a 20% discount in the restaurant for Capitol Sports Volleyball attendees with tournament credentials.

Café Madeleine
4256 Magnolia Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 575-5658
10% discount.

The Candle Fusion Studio
4742 McPherson Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 250-2272
10% off purchase with tournament credentials. Located in the exciting Central West End, our studio provides hands-on, family adventure. Large groups, please call (314) 250-2272 for reservations.

Chesterfield Sports Fusion
140 Long Rd., Suite 102
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 536-6720
Save 15% off regular pricing when 10 or more players visit for 2 hours of unlimited fun!  For just $18 per player your team will have a blast with lazer tag, dodge ball, mini golf, rock climbing, junior sport court & inflatable obstacle course .  Please call (636) 536-6720 and mention this offer to reserve your spot. 

Clark Street Grill
The Westin St. Louis
811 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO  63102
(314) 552-5704
Guests with Capital Sports can receive 25% off all food and non-alcoholic beverage purchases in our Clark Street Grill when showing their badge.

Cielo Restaurant
Four Season Hotel St. Louis
999 North 2nd St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 881-5759
During the Nike President’s Day Classic and the Dennis Lafata Gateway Bid Classic, Cielo Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis will be offering a discount for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner that will only be valid during the tournament weekends 02/16 thru 02/19 and 02/23 thru 02/25. Please pick up your discount brochure at the Information / Concierge Booth in Washington Avenue Lobby and present it at payment.

Climb So Ill
1419 Carroll St.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 621-1700
Contact Taylor Kershaw for Group Climbing
[email protected]
Starting at 10 participants
$14/participant (includes climbing harnesses), $3/participant for rental shoes, basic instructions and orientation, climbing walls for any and all age groups.

Rental of Mezzanine Viewing Area
$100 for two hour rental, perfect for parties/outings, bring in whatever food and drink you like, we set up and clean up, chairs and tables provided along with refrigerator, microwave and wet bar.

Crazy Bowls & Wraps
622 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 802-7136
Located across the street from America’s Center in the MX building. Our menu includes bowls, wraps and salad.  Each are designed with a combination of fresh ingredients & a different taste profile. Take advantage of our catering services throughout your tournament weekend.  Our menu can be easily adjusted to accommodate meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and those that are gluten free. For catering contact Stacy Hirsh at (314) 422-4724 or [email protected]

Lemp Mansion
3322 Demenil Pl.
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 664-8024
Contact Patti Pointer
20% discount on shows with tournament credentials.

Lucas Park Grille
1234 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-7770
15% off your bill when you mention either capitol sports volleyball tournament

Piccione Pastry
6197 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 932-1355
10% discount.

PW Pizza and Charleville Brewing Company and Tavern
2017 Chouteau Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-7799
Complimentary Pepsi product, lemonade or iced tea with any meal purchase for all tournament families who identify themselves to their servers during the tournament dates.

SqWires Restaurant & Annex
1415 S. 18th St.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 865-3522
[email protected]
Free bread pudding or gourmet hot chocolate with purchase.

Tin Roof
1000 Clark Street
St. Louis, MO  63102
[email protected]
(314) 566-1964
Bring Your Group to The Roof! Discounted all-inclusive group menus for breakfast, lunch, (including boxed lunches!) and dinner.  Menu prices are: $20, $25 & $35 and include tax and gratuity. Five entrée choices, unlimited soft drinks and dessert. Email [email protected] to book your group at a discounted rate! Discount is only available for groups who pre-book. This is not a discount on regular menu prices.