900 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Closest parking is the paid lot in front of the Indiana Memorial Union (circled in red). We will be giving out discounted parking vouchers for the paid lot which will reduce the cost to .75 cents per half hour or $13 for the entire day. This voucher can be picked up at the check-in desk. Also, any vehicle may park in any CH or ST zone on campus, 5 p.m. Friday until 11 p.m. Sunday, with or without a current parking permit unless posted otherwise. Additionally, parking garages are free on weekends with or without a current parking permit, unless posted otherwise. The closest parking garage is the Poplars garage (circled in purple). Please see the map below for all other free parking lots within a half mile distance from the venue (identified with arrows).
Parking lot map:
The closest airport is the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), 7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241.
An airport shuttle from Indianapolis directly to the venue and the venue hotel (Indiana Memorial Union) is available here.. The airport shuttle costs $40 roundtrip. One way Uber's typically cost $45-60. It is about a 45min-1hr drive otherwise.
Stay in the venue - stay at the IMU's Biddle Hotel!
Friday night (3/23) through Monday (3/26) rooms are available at a discount.
The rooms cost $156 per night at the discounted rate. Discount Code: SMASH18
OFFER HAS EXPIRED AS OF 2/24/18
Rooms still available to book at higher cost. Reserve by phone at (800)-209-8145.
Reserve online here.
- Easy access to 24 hour venue!
- Free Parking All-Weekend
- Room Service Available
- Food Court
- 24-hour fitness center
- Convenience, in the same building as #FB4!
- IND Airport Shuttle Directly to IMU ($40 Roundtrip)
- Right near Kirkwood Avenue (Bloomington's main street.)
Off-site Hotel and Community Housing:
While not recommended due to non-optimal convenience, for the absolute cheapest hotels there is a Super 8, Days Inn, and Quality Inn on the nearby highway less than three miles from the venue for $50-100 a night rooms. The cheapest hotel with closest proximity to the venue is Travelodge.
Otherwise, there is a Holiday Inn, Hyatt Place, and more of the like in the nearby downtown district (<1.5 mile from venue) for around $100-$180 dollars depending on the deal. Additionally, AirBnB's have a presence in the area.
Busing, Lyft, and Ubers:
Campus buses, which look like some variation of this bus, are free to ride. This bus system can take you around the campus. The schedule is listed here. We highly recommend downloading the Doublemap app to track the buses.
Ubers and Lyfts are available in Bloomington at all hours. Keep in mind peak hours during the nights due to night-life in Btown.
General Questions, Official Twitter @SmashAtIUB:
Smash at IUB, Facebook Group:
Full Bloom Tournament Series Host, "PhD", Twitter Handle:
If you wish to get a hold of Louie "PhD" Limas directly on his Twitter, it's located at @PhD_Louie.
President of Smash at IUB, "Strawberry Love", Twitter Handle:
If you wish to get a hold of Tyler "Strawberry Love" Boomershine directly on his Twitter, it's located at @ssbmStrawberry.
Vice President of Smash at IUB, "Chexx", Twitter Handle:
If you wish to get a hold of Alex "Chexx" Myers directly on his Twitter, it's located at @AlexLeeMe. He is the head of Smash 4.