General Information

An important city in the state of Minas Gerais, with more than 611 inhabitants, Uberlândia is known by its planned growth, strategically located and for its economy. It is the first city in the state countryside in number of inhabitants and the second consumer market in the State.

In a central and strategic position, it is a point of easy access to other parts of Brazil, assuring the integration and feasibility for those who need to be in contact with different parts of the country.

Uberlândia has a great hotel chain structure, efficient services, excellent gastronomy, entertainment and many shopping options. This makes this city a great opportunity center.

Lodging

The city has 78 means of lodging in a total of 3.651 home units and 7.229 hotel beds.

Location

Distances from the main Brazilian cities:

Belo Horizonte 556 km
Brasília 435 km
Salvador 1661 km
São Paulo 590 km

Distance and flight time to Rio de Janeiro:

979 km
1 hour and 13 minutes

Health

The city has 419 health units with several medical specialties with a total of 1.302 hospital beds.

Accesses

Transportation

Bus Station Presidente Castelo Branco
Bíblia Square, s/n° - Bairro Martins

Road Access

The city is connected to Belo Horizonte by BR 452 and by BR 262; to São Paulo by BR 459 and by BR 381; to Rio de Janeiro by BR 354, by BR 262 and by BR 040; to São Paulo by Rodovia Anhanguera and by BR 050; and to Brasília by BR 050.

Airport

Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato Airport
José Alves dos Santos Square, s/n° - Bairro Aeroporto

Geography

Latitude: 18° 55' 13.45'' S
Longitude: 48° 16' 42.08''
Average Altitude: 863 meters
Average Annual Temperature: 23º C

Tourism and Culture

Important in the national scenario of business and tourism, Uberlândia offers accommodations, restaurants, communication, logistic support for events, conferences, seminars and fairs infrastructure.

Besides the modern convention centers, a big and well-equipped soccer stadium, a modern multi-sports arena, two sports training center and a water park that is being built, Uberlândia has 78 means of accommodations that offer more than 7.000 hotel beds and have new entrepreneurships being developed.

Throughout the city that is plenty of restaurants, bars, pubs, night clubs, to receive all kinds of public. Uberlândia offers many different leisure options: handcraft products, Art and Culture, Gastronomy, Religious, Shopping, Nature and Sports.

The cultural shows and handcraft product fairs highlight the life style of the state and the characteristics of the region. Historical churches tell stories about people faith being some of them considered as cultural heritage.

Commercial centers, malls and boutiques allow the access to products from all over the world. The shopping tourism also offers agricultural products, gastronomy and handcraft products.

During any day of the week, the city offers an agenda full of attractions, and in different season of the years, Uberlândia offers special festivals such as “Triangular Music” and the traditional Festival de Dances do Triangular (Dance Festival), known throughout the country.

A city that is known due to its sports tourism, with stadiums and arenas that are national references. Those places are the home for local, regional, state, national and international competitions.

Uberlândia is also the home for sports tourism for those who like to practice sports, train or compete in amateur matches and championships. The excellence sport centers, with the highest technology, are prepared to receive important events. The city was the home for several national and international championships of several different sports.

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Communication

The city has a complete communication system with fixed and mobile telephony, and broadband wireless internet access.

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Sports Structure
Arena Multiuso Presidente Tancredo de Almeida Neves

Address

Anselmo Alves dos Santos Avenue, 3.415 – Bairro Santa Mônica
ZIPCODE 38.408-150

Contact

Secretaria Municipal de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Turismo
+55 (34) 3239-2696 / +55 (34) 3239-2690
turismo@uberlandia.mg.gov.br

Fundação Uberlandense do Turismo, Esporte e Lazer (FUTEL)
+55 (34) 3222-4055
futel@uberlandia.mg.gov.br

Suitable Sports Modality

Volleyball, Basketball

Sport Tradition

The Arena has received several important events, as the Indoor Soccer Super League Championship, the Indoor Soccer International Challenge, Volleyball International Challenge, National Volleyball matches and the Volleyball World Cup, NBB Basketball Stars game, Harlem Harlem Globetrotters, among others.

Description

Officially inaugurated in 2007, Sabiazinho, as it is called has a total area of 35.000 m² and courts with special wood floors (recomaflex plus) with official measurements for basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer.

It has hydraulic basketball backboards, posts, volleyball net, referee specific chairs and Center digital scoreboard with four sides. Openings on the ceiling and at the sides allow better lighting and ventilation. There are also approximately 6 thousand seats, VIP stand, reception for the VIP seating area with two bathrooms, room for the press with two bathrooms, radio and TV booths with two bathrooms, shower rooms, four bathrooms for the public, four locker rooms for the athletes, two locker rooms for the referees, medical department, storeroom, bodybuilding gym, classrooms and a wide parking lot with parking spaces for buses and ambulances.

The gymnasium lighting system has 60 spotlights of 2.000 W with 3.000 lux and 48 reflectors of 200 W.

With support areas, the Arena has room for 100 people, located in the walking area, besides rooms that can be used for meetings. There is also the possibility for renting multimedia equipment if necessary. The city hall “Prefeitura Municipal de Uberlândia”, about three kilometers from the Arena, has an auditorium for 250 people.

Services and available areas

Item Yes No
Accommodations in the place, without the need to transport   X
Bodybuilding and fitness room. X  
First aid dedicated room. X  
Medical treatment room X  
Physiotherapy room and massage. X  
Meeting and lectures room.   X
Private room for the delegation management group. X  
On-site restaurant, which can provide full or half board services.   X
Cafeteria on site that can provide snacks and drinks throughout the day.   X
Dry Sauna.   X
Steam Sauna.   X
Multimedia room equipped with data show, sound equipment, etc.   X
Rooms for resting and relaxation. X  
Controlled access and security staff on site.   X
Sports equipment storage area. X  
Possibility of use of the sports equipment with exclusivity by the Committee. X  

Sports Structure Photos

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Estádio Municipal João Havelange - “Parque do Sabiá”

Address

Alves dos Santos Avenue, 3.415 - Bairro Santa Mônica
ZIPCODE 38408-150

Contact

Secretaria Municipal de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Turismo
+55 (34) 3239-2696 / +55 (34) 3239-2690
turismo@uberlandia.mg.gov.br

Fundação Uberlandense do Turismo, Esporte e Lazer (FUTEL)
+55 (34) 3222-4055
futel@uberlandia.mg.gov.br

Suitable Sports Modality

Soccer

Sport Tradition

The stadium was the stage for several important events, as the Women South American Championship, the Champions Cup, friendly games of the Brazilian team, among others.

Description

Inaugurated in 1982, the stadium grass area measures 110,2 meters x 75,2 meters and a lateral escape area of 4,9 meters. The field is separated from the seats by a pit of 3 meters wide and 3,25 meters deep. Around the grass area, there is an athletics grit track, measuring 4.31 meters wide and 400 meters long.

The stadium has a capacity for 56.450 people. There are 67 gates (entrance and exit), parking lot for about 800 cars, 30 vans and 30 buses, besides an entrance that leads to the internal area of the stadium.

Sabiá has four locker rooms, each one with 12 hydro bath and 18 showers. All lockers have the dry area, showers and toilets.

The stadium has a heated area with synthetic grass measuring 7,54 meters by 6,5 meters. The field has an irrigation system that is not automatic. The lighting system has got two towers each one with 28 spotlights of 2.000W, metallic vapor, plus 48 spotlights of 2.000W, metallic vapor.

With support areas, there is free space within the stadium besides the Prefeitura Municipal de Uberlândia that is about three kilometers away and has an auditorium with capacity for 250 people.

Services and available areas

Item Yes No
Accommodations in the place, without the need to transport   X
Bodybuilding and fitness room.   X
First aid dedicated room. X  
Medical treatment room   X
Physiotherapy room and massage.   X
Meeting and lectures room.   X
Private room for the delegation management group. X  
On-site restaurant, which can provide full or half board services.   X
Cafeteria on site that can provide snacks and drinks throughout the day.   X
Dry Sauna.   X
Steam Sauna.   X
Multimedia room equipped with data show, sound equipment, etc.   X
Rooms for resting and relaxation. X  
Controlled access and security staff on site.   X
Sports equipment storage area. X  
Possibility of use of the sports equipment with exclusivity by the Committee. X  

Sports Structure Photos

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SESI Gravatás

Address

Nova Ponte Street, 500 – Bairro Gravatás
ZIPCODE: 38.410-623

Contact

Secretaria Municipal de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Turismo
+55 (34) 3239-2696 / +55 (34) 3239-2690
turismo@uberlandia.mg.gov.br

SESI Gravatás
+55 (34) 3230-4804 / +55 (34) 3230-4800
jtrani@fiemg.com.br

Suitable Sports Modality

Athletics, Paralympics Athletics, Basketball, Basketball on Wheel Chair, Soccer with 5 players, Handball, Beach Volleyball, Volleyball

Sport Tradition

Sesi Gravatás was already the home for several important events, such as the Athletics International GP, Underage Brazilian Athletics, Volleyball National League, Beach Volley Banco do Brasil Rally, among others.

Description

Founded in 1995, it went through a total redesign and the construction of the athletics track in 2006. It offers a sports compound with sports courts, athletics track, soccer field, two synthetic grass courts, two 25 m swimming pools, four beach volleyball courts, fitness room, sauna and lounge for events.

Services and available areas

Item Yes No
Accommodations in the place, without the need to transport   X
Bodybuilding and fitness room. X  
First aid dedicated room. X  
Medical treatment room X  
Physiotherapy room and massage. X  
Meeting and lectures room. X  
Private room for the delegation management group. X  
On-site restaurant, which can provide full or half board services. X  
Cafeteria on site that can provide snacks and drinks throughout the day. X  
Dry Sauna. X  
Steam Sauna. X  
Multimedia room equipped with data show, sound equipment, etc. X  
Rooms for resting and relaxation. X  
Controlled access and security staff on site. X  
Sports equipment storage area. X  
Possibility of use of the sports equipment with exclusivity by the Committee. X  

Sports Structure Photos