The public is invited to vote for their favourite sketch between 31 October and 21 November 2019. The final selection will be made by the Jyväskylä City Council in February 2020. Entries for the memorial were received from all six invited artists.
The Finnish Olympic Committee names Hippos2020 as one of Finland's most important sports venue projects
The Finnish Olympic Committee has included Hippos2020 on its list of priority sports venue projects, characterising it as a unique facility in terms of size and diversity and as a special competence centre (Research Centre for Sport and Competitiveness, educational institutions of the region, Jyväskylä Sports Academy)