US_YouthSoccer

September Designated as Youth Soccer Month

September 4, 2015

In September 2015, the National Youth Soccer Month campaign celebrates its thirteenth year. more >>


FBU

FBU Returns to Florida

September 4, 2015

Football University National Championship Week returns to Naples, Florida, with the Championship Games on Monday, December 21. more >>


RockIsland

Rock Island, IL, to Host Grand Prix

September 4, 2015

The Rock Island Grand Prix (RIGP), the world’s largest go-karting street circuit race, is this weekend Sept. 5-6, in Rock Island, Illinois. more >>


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California to Host Action-Packed BMX Weekend

September 4, 2015

A BMX-packed weekend is coming to Southern California on October 9, 10 and 11 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. more >>



Frisco

Frisco CVB Hires New Director of Sales and Services

September 3, 2015

Michael Szymanski has been hired as the new director of sales and services for the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau. more >>


NLL

SISU Mouthguard Endorsed by Lacrosse League

August 31, 2015

National Lacrosse League (NLL) has named SISU Mouthguard as the official mouthguard of the NLL. more >>


SFIA

SFIA Promotes Staff

August 31, 2015

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association has announced the promotions of Cameron Jacobs and John Peters. more >>


LittleLeague

Easton to Sponsor Little League Baseball World Series

August 31, 2015

Easton Baseball/Softball will again provide teams in the Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS) with on-field equipment. more >>



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The Wildwood Games

August 26, 2015

Make the most of what you have – and do it in a big way. Columbia County, Georgia, invented and branded The Wildwood Games, and invited athletes to... more >>


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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

August 26, 2015

The recent school year – and the summer that followed – brought an unexpected number of challenges to the National Collegiate Athletic... more >>


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What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

August 26, 2015

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in... more >>


NCCAA

Inside Events: National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

August 26, 2015

The National Christian College Athletic Association is an intercollegiate athletic association serving Christian colleges and universities in North... more >>



Football

Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event

September 1, 2015

The NFL has used the promise of an economic windfall to entice cities to bid for the Super Bowl. But the result is less than is often estimated. more >>


RunningUSA

State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends

August 1, 2015

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. more >>


GCSAA

The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses

July 1, 2015

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. more >>


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Sports Travel Marketing and Implications

June 1, 2015

The importance of the non-affluent sports traveler to the economy of the leisure market. more >>


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Destination Spotlights

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Make Your Next Event MONUMENTAL   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

When you’re looking to host a monumental sports event or tournament, look no further than Gillette and Wright in Campbell County, Wyoming. Home to... More>>


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Oklahoma City: America’s Newly Crowned Softball Capital   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has become the go-to for water sports, such as rowing, but last year, thanks to a 20-year contract extension signed by the... More>>


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Do You Know Greenville, South Carolina?   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Do you know Greenville, South Carolina? Maybe. As a charming Southern town, perhaps. As a pinpoint on a map, maybe. But what about as a thriving... More>>


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