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Kara Kirkby

Kara Kirkby

Event Coordinator



Kara Kirkby joined the Dallas Sports Commission in March 2016 as an Event Coordinator. Born and raised in Austin, Kara moved to Dallas after graduating from Elon University in May 2015 with a degree in Sport and Event Management. She played volleyball competitively in high school, and was the president of the Elon Women's Club team during her senior year of college. Kara has experience in tourism, hospitality, and catering, and completed an event management internship with the DSC in the fall of 2015.

Kara resides in Uptown and enjoys spending time with her family in the area, exploring new places to eat, venturing outside into the beautiful Texas weather, and discovering countless other exciting opportunities that Dallas has to offer.

"The dedication of the Dallas Sports Commission is the underlying reason why we continue to select Dallas to host the Mizuno Lone Star Classic National Qualifier over two weekends at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. " Glen Lietzke Executive Director Mizuno Lone Star Classic

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