Champaign County, Illinois 160,000-Square-Foot Event Center, Established in 1988, Sold in Midwest


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Gifford, IL – Gordyville USA, a renowned auction house and event center in Champaign County, has been sold to new owners. 

Established in 1988, the 160,000-square-foot facility is a staple in the Midwest, hosting a variety of events, including rodeos, tractor pulls, country music concerts, livestock shows, craft fairs, and trade shows.

The sale, confirmed this week, signifies a major transition for the beloved community venue. The Hannagan family, who have owned and operated Gordyville for 37 years, expressed their gratitude to the community for their unwavering support. In a prepared statement, the family conveyed mixed emotions about the sale but expressed confidence in the new owners’ ability to build upon Gordyville’s solid foundation. “As we pass the torch to the new owners, we look forward to witnessing the next chapter of Gordyville USA unfold. We are confident that they will infuse new energy and ideas into this beloved event center,” the statement read.

The new owners have pledged to retain the name Gordyville USA, ensuring continuity for the event center’s loyal patrons. The racetrack and event center had been on the market since May 2022, drawing interest from various potential buyers before the sale was finalized. The community eagerly anticipates the future developments at Gordyville under its new ownership.


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