West Michigan Sports Commission

2015 USA Triathlon National Championship Schedule Announced

October 21, 2014

The Grand Rapids Triathlon will host the 2015 Clydesdale and Athena National Championships for Sprint, Olympic and Long-Course distances. more >>


2014 USL AGM Set for Dec. 10-14 in Florida

October 21, 2014

USL is heading to Clearwater Beach, Florida for its Annual General Meeting for the fourth consecutive year, with more than 100 clubs present. more >>


Raleigh to Host ‘Non-Stop Soccer’ This Fall

October 21, 2014

Leaves are falling but interest is rising. The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance is looking forward to a season of soccer on a national scale. more >>


Boca Raton Will Host USYS ODP over Thanksgiving

October 21, 2014

US Youth Soccer says the Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional will be in Boca Raton, FL. more >>


USA Cycling Announces Covered Velodrome for Colorado Springs

October 20, 2014

Track cyclists in Colorado Springs will have year-round training opportunities with a new seasonal dome on the 7-Eleven Velodrome. more >>


Montgomery Regional Airport Passenger Traffic Trending Up

October 20, 2014

The Montgomery Regional Airport has experienced significant increases in passenger traffic in 4 of the last 5 months of this year. more >>


CTCSB Names Robert Murdock Director of Sports Marketing

October 20, 2014

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) has named Robert Murdock as its Director of Sports Marketing. more >>


US Naval Academy Upgrades Lighting in Sports Venues

October 20, 2014

As part of energy initiatives at the Naval Support Activity Annapolis and the US Naval Academy, LED lighting will be put in sports facilities. more >>


USA Cycling: Creating Entry-Level Opportunities

August 26, 2014

USA Cycling has a goal of moving American cyclists to the top of the podium on the world stage and keeping them there. more >>


Get Your Teams Moving with the Right Form of Transportation

August 26, 2014

Planes, trains and automobiles may be featured in movies, but motorcoach and air travel are what really moves teams from place to place. more >>


The Value of Safety

August 26, 2014

How do you budget for security for your sports event even knowing safety is actually priceless? Learn best practices, planning and more. more >>


In for the Win/Win: How to Negotiate Facility Contracts

August 26, 2014

Unlike races, games and matches, negotiations shouldn’t be a win/loss prospect. more >>


Connecting Sports Participation to Household Income

October 1, 2014

Research by NSGA determined the cost to participate in sports and recreational activities is one of the key barriers to greater participation. more >>


An Analysis of the Largest Road Races Nationwide: 2014

September 1, 2014

Provides analytical data on the largest road races in the nation: participation numbers, dates and events, in a year-over-year comparison. more >>


Better Provisions for Lady Golfers

August 1, 2014

A study of golf facilities and female athletes' input on how the facilities for a traditionally male game could be made more woman-friendly. more >>


Golf Economy Report

July 1, 2014

The 2011 Golf Economy Report focuses primarily on the economics (including tourism and hospitality) of golf in 2011. more >>

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