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USA_Tri_HS

USA Triathlon Announces 2017 High School State Championships Calendar

June 26, 2017

USA Triathlon announced a calendar of 15 High School Triathlon State Championships spanning from June to December of 2017. more >>


Malibu

Details Posted For Malibu Junior U.S. Open

June 21, 2017

The Malibu Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Competition has announced final details for its event this weekend in Axis, Alabama. more >>


Chattanooga

Chattanooga to Host IRONMAN Event

June 20, 2017

Chattanooga will play host to the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships September 9 -10, 2017. more >>


FishDayton

Dayton Lists Fishing Events Through Summer, Fall

June 8, 2017

Fish Dayton in Dayton, Tennessee, has compiled a list of competitive fishing events for this summer. more >>



RobertTrentJones

Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Turns 25

May 15, 2017

A former assistant dean at Alabama's law school revolutionized access to great public golf 25 years ago and the rest is history. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


MobileSportsAuthority

MSA is Breaking Records While Boosting Economy, Community

November 14, 2016

The Mobile Sports Authority noted it has attracted, supported and/or hosted a record number of sporting events for the Mobile area. more >>


DeepSouth

Biloxi, Mississippi, Event to Address Managers of Athletic Venues

September 19, 2016

Those who manage sports compexes will want to know the Deep South Turf Expo is moving confidently into its second year in 2016. more >>


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Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | May 20, 2016
Sevierville, TN: Where Sports Events Reach Their Peak   

By: Juli Anne Patty

When planning a sports event, organizers have a lot of, but one thing encompasses all the rest: satisfaction. When a destination can make not just... More>>


blank Case study | March 3, 2016
Elizabethtown, Kentucky - (Visitor) Experience Matters!   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to consistently satisfying athletes, families and organizers, it’s hard to beat the on- and off-field experiences offered by... More>>


blank Case study | April 28, 2015
The Great Smoky Mountains Sports Escape   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Sports traveling families have wish lists, and although every family is unique, those wish lists have a lot in common: exceptional sports facilities... More>>


White Papers

SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>



Print

Articles

Dayton Article | June 28, 2017
CBS This Morning Interviews SDM Editor about the Economic Impact of Sports Tourism

By: SDM Editorial Team

SDM’s readers already know the benefits a successful sports event can have on the host community’s economy. This month, however, the nation got...   More>>


eSports Article | June 28, 2017
eSports Now Hosting Regional Qualifiers, Giving More Destinations an Opportunity to Serve this New Market

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The emerging industry of eSports just continues to grow. The announcement of their inclusion in the Asian Games (leading to much speculation about...   More>>


ickleball Article | May 31, 2017
Staying Golden: The 2017 National Senior Games by the Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The National Senior Games move into Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend. In fact, the event is celebrating its 30th anniversary. And while that’s a...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Meet the Mentors: Who's Who in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports tourism has continued to grow exponentially, leading to more events, more athletes and more economic impact. As events proliferate across the...   More>>



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