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XTERRA

XTERRA Series Kicks Off for 2018

April 19, 2018

While there are many reasons to love the beginning of spring, for the U.S. XTERRA Tribe, the best part is that it signifies the start of XTERRA... more >>


Nautique

Nautique Announces Coast-to-Coast Events

April 18, 2018

Nautique is proud to bring a brand-new series of events for 2018 dubbed Nautique Swervin’ Weekends. more >>


TellurdeVentures

The Second Annual Mountain Ventures Summit Set for Closing Day in Telluride

March 29, 2018

The Second Annual Mountain Ventures Summit, April 5th through 7th, in Telluride, Colorado, will attract top snow industry leaders. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces High School Triathlon State Championships

March 26, 2018

USA Triathlon has announced the High School Triathlon State Championships, increasing the number of championships from 20 to 30. more >>



NGCOA

Westin Kierland Golf Club Receives 'Course of the Year' Honors

March 26, 2018

The Westin Kierland Golf Club was named “2017 Arizona Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


GrandJnct

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_Tri

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 >>



Yuma

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

Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>



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Articles

Vegas Article | November 15, 2017
Sports Seen as Key to Recovery of Reputation, Tourism in Las Vegas Following Shooting

By: Michael Popke

Las Vegas was home to exactly zero professional sports teams 18 months ago. Today, with at least three leagues placing franchises in the city, sports...   More>>


Armwrestling Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


Concussion Article | October 18, 2017
Concussion Insurance: What Event Organizers Need to Know

By: Michael Popke

In the wake of new research showing participation in youth football increases the risk of brain injury, it’s not surprising that the Wyoming High...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>



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