SDMReadersChoice

SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: Nominations Now Open

January 30, 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 >>


SmirthRiver

SRSC Announces Spring Schedule

February 23, 2018

The Smith River Sports Complex announces its 2018 spring schedule that will bring visitors to Martinsville-Henry County beginning Feb. 24. more >>


RockyTop

Rocky Top Sports World Lists Tournaments for Late Winter and Early Spring

February 23, 2018

Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has listed its upcoming tournaments and sports events for late winter and early spring. more >>


Cowtown

Cowtown Marathon Celebrates 40 Years with Community Festivities

February 23, 2018

Fort Worth's Cowtown Marathon is gearing up to celebrate 40 years of running in unforgettable fashion, with a nostalgic festival atmosphere. more >>



TIA

Tennis Industry Rallies For 'Play Tennis Month' in May

March 19, 2018

Tennis industry partners are working together to promote May as “Play Tennis Month” to help showcase the sport of tennis and its health benefits. more >>


ExploreFairbanks

Explore Fairbanks Alaska Announces Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker

February 19, 2018

During the Fairbanks Interior Tourism Conference, Explore Fairbanks unveiled its new Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker. more >>


WICenter

Marty Brooks to Lead Wisconsin Center District

February 19, 2018

The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Board of Directors, has named Marty Brooks as the new CEO for the Wisconsin Center District. more >>


US ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Appoints Mike Cullina as New Chairman of Board of Directors

February 19, 2018

US Club Soccer announces Mike Cullina has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors, replacing Phil Wright. more >>



SDMReadersChoice

SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: Nominations Are Open

February 1, 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 >>


NCCGA

Inside Events: National Collegiate Club Golf Association

February 21, 2018

“Live Life. Play Golf,” is the slogan of the National Collegiate Club Golf Association, offered in 350-plus colleges nationwide. Operating under... more >>


IceFishing

Minnesota Ice Fishing Tourism on Solid Ground, Despite Tournament Cheating Allegations

February 21, 2018

Many ice fishing tournaments have been big winners this year, thanks to cold weather. But unfortunately, controversy has cropped up, resulting in... more >>


Atlanta

No Rest for Atlanta; City Already Preparing for Super Bowl LIII

February 21, 2018

Hours after the conclusion of what will go down in history as one of the most memorable Super Bowls ever, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed off a... more >>



OutdoorRecAssn

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 >>


Berkman_Harvard

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 >>


Florida

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 >>


ACSM

Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018

November 1, 2017

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. more >>



Beach

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 >>


Havoc

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 >>


SnoCo

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 >>


Harford

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 >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... more >>


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