US Youth Soccer Announces Schedule for National League Play in Las Vegas

March 8, 2018

The schedule has been announced for the final two weekends of 2017-18 US Youth Soccer National League play in Las Vegas. more >>


Another Mother Runner to Host Event in Ogden

March 8, 2018

Another Mother Runner has chosen the Ogden Marathon for its spring AMR Retreat: Run + Refresh. more >>


Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships Return To Vail March 5 – 10

March 6, 2018

Burton Snowboards announced the return of the 36th annual U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships to Vail Mountain March 5–10, 2018. more >>


Golf Academy of America Announces 2018 Open House Events

March 5, 2018

Golf Academy of America announces that it will host a series of open house events across its five campuses in 2018. more >>


Sports Commission Launches Strategic Plan and New Website to Begin 2018

January 29, 2018

The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission (GGJSC) recently completed a strategic planning process outlining core objectives. more >>


USA Triathlon Announces Project Podium

January 2, 2018

USA Triathlon announced Project Podium, a men’s elite development program to be based at Arizona State University in August 2018. more >>


Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


Triple Crown Sports Announces CEO Shift from David King to Keri King

November 20, 2017

Triple Crown Sports announced the official shift of CEO duties from founder David King to his son, Keri King. more >>


Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>

Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>

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>>

White Papers

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>>

AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>

SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... 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>>

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>>

NFL Team Article | April 19, 2017
A Sure Bet: The Economic Impact of Oakland Raiders’ Move to Vegas

By: Michael Popke

Vegas appears to have hit the jackpot, economic impact-wise. Nevada gets eight NFL games per year, potential Super Bowls, Pro Bowls and NFL Drafts...   More>>

BeachVolleyball Article | March 22, 2017
Lower Fares Mean More Student Athletes Springing for Break Travel

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can get past the image of spring break as a time when students check out of school (and into party mode), you can see the season-changing...   More>>

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