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XTERRA

XTerra Race Set to Go Off This Weekend in Utah

September 15, 2017

Forty-five elites are scheduled to compete at the XTERRA Pan America / USA Championship race in Ogden, Utah. more >>


GrandPrix_Scottsdale

Fall to Bring Scottsdale Grand Prix

September 6, 2017

Take a ride back to the roaring 1920s at the third annual Grand Prix of Scottsdale Nov. 3-5. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Target United Cup Kicks Off Fall 2017 Season

August 30, 2017

US Youth Soccer announced the Fall 2017 schedule for the Target United Cup, a unique tournament experience for recreational players. more >>


USL

Las Vegas Joins the United Soccer League in 2018 Season

August 29, 2017

Las Vegas will be the third and final USL expansion franchise to join the league for the 2018 season. more >>



OutdoorRetailer

Colorado Pays $3.4 Million To Lure Outdoor Retailer

August 14, 2017

Colorado will pay $1.7M to Emerald Expositions to support the relocation of the Outdoor Retailer show from Salt Lake City to Denver. more >>


ConservationAlliance

The Conservation Alliance Awards Grants To Support Public Lands Rallies

July 17, 2017

The Conservation Alliance awarded five grants to conservation organizations to support “This Land is Our Land” celebrations. more >>


VisitPhonenix

Visit Phoenix hires Director of Sales

July 17, 2017

Ronnie Collins has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of Sales. He takes over for former Director of Sales, Lorne Edwards,... more >>


VisitPhonenix

Visit Phoenix Announces New Hires & Promotions

May 1, 2017

Visit Phoenix has announced several key promotions and hiring in the destination management organization. more >>


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Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 2, 2015
Make Your Next Event MONUMENTAL   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Want an event to be monumental? Unforgettable? Consider Gillette and Wright in Campbell County, Wyoming. Home to the all-purpose CAM-PLEX... More>>


blank Case study | October 22, 2014
Welcome to Nampa: Idaho’s Hidden Sports Gem   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Idaho’s second-largest city, Nampa is tucked into Treasure Valley, among wineries, mountains and rivers. It also has sports facilities galore. More>>


Colorado Springs, Colorado: Bringing Your Game to the Sports Mecca Case study | April 30, 2013
Colorado Springs, Colorado: Bringing Your Game to the Sports Mecca   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, no other area of the country can say it has as much to offer as Colorado Springs. The region not only is home to 45 national... More>>


White Papers

COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. More>>


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>>



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Articles

SrAth Article | September 20, 2017
Inside Events: Huntsman World Senior Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Huntsman World Senior Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and up, will be presented in St. George, Utah, next month....   More>>


SkiResort Article | September 20, 2017
Ski Resorts Reporting a Blizzard of Economic Impact, Even in the Summer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Fall is moving in and for once, ski resorts aren’t in any rush to see the snow fly. With the off-season (May through October) not even fully over,...   More>>


Plague Article | September 6, 2017
Plague Bacteria Discovered in Arizona Counties. What Health Officials are Saying and How to be Prepared.

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While a hurricane was washing over portions of Texas, a very different problem was spreading in the desert climate of Arizona. And when folks started...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
NOMINATIONS OPEN: 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders who have contributed to the industry of sports tourism. We need your...   More>>



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