2018 SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: The Nominations are In, and It’s Time to Vote!

March 14, 2018

The Oscars. The Grammies. The Emmies. It's awards season, and SDM's new program helps the sports tourism industry to be a part of it all. more >>


Valley Forge Ready to Host the Heavy Lifting

March 16, 2018

UA Weightlifting announced Nike American Open Series 2 powered by Rogue Fitness comes to Valley Forge Casino Resort, July 26-29. more >>


Professional Team Drone Racing Returns to Angel of the Winds Arena In Everett, Washington

March 16, 2018

The Pro Aerial League returns to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington, in March for the third race of its 2017-2018 inaugural season. more >>


IDEA Personal Trainer Institute Moves into Dallas for 2018

March 16, 2018

IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will expand into Dallas, April 5–8, 2018, marking the first event... more >>


General Tire To Sponsor Bassmaster Spinoff, Winning Ways, On ESPN2 For 2018

March 12, 2018

General Tire will sponsor Winning Ways, a popular spinoff of The Bassmasters TV show on ESPN2, B.A.S.S. has announced. more >>


Pace Rolls Into Knoxville, Offering Modern Dockless Bike Sharing To City’s Residents, Students & Tourists

March 12, 2018

Pace, the dockless bike share service of choice for America’s smart cities and colleges, has launched in Knoxville, Tennessee. more >>


Indianapolis Tourism Drives Record-Setting Impact

March 12, 2018

Visitors to Indianapolis have boosted the region’s economy with record spending for six consecutive years. more >>


First Green and GCSAA Announce Partnership

March 12, 2018

The First Green Foundation and Golf Course Superintendents Association of American have signed a MOU that will bring First Green. more >>


2018 SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: The Nominations are In, and It’s Time to Vote

March 14, 2018

The Oscars. The Grammies. The Emmies. It's awards season , and SDM's new program lets the sports tourism industry be a part of it all. more >>


Student-Led Boycott of Florida for Spring Break Could Hurt Sports Events

March 7, 2018

The Parkland school shootings took place almost a month ago and the reverberations are still being felt. Now, the tourism industry has found itself... more >>


The Sea Otter Classic

March 7, 2018

There’s a lot to be learned from an event that started as a regional mountain bike race and grew into the largest cycling festival in North... more >>


Report: Warmer Winters Costing Winter Sports Industry Over $1 Billion

March 7, 2018

Climate change is a hot-button topic, so new research on the economic effect of warmer winters and skimpier snow on winter tourism destinations may... more >>


Economic Value of the Tournament Black Bass Fishery on Lake Guntersville, Alabama

March 1, 2018

Lake Guntersville, a well-known black bass fishery in the USA, attracts multiple tournaments. This study shows the economic impact of those events. more >>


2017 Outdoor Participation Report

February 1, 2018

The Outdoor Foundation’s Outdoor Recreation Participation Report tracks American participation trends with a focus on youth and diversity. more >>


Bringing Mindsports into the Classroom and Beyond

January 1, 2018

Researchers at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society compiled a research paper on the effects of mind sports. more >>


The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry

December 1, 2017

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. more >>

San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled in the center of Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with both vibrant natural beauty and plentiful... more >>


Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>

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