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USABA

USABA Lists Calendar of Sports Events

April 20, 2018

The United States Association of Blind Athletes has announced its calendar of sports events for athletes who have visual impairments. more >>


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 >>



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>>



Print

Articles

NoGames Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time...   More>>


eSports Article | July 12, 2017
University of Utah Becomes First Power 5 School with a Varsity eSports Team

By: Michael Popke

Throughout the history of collegiate sports, there has been debate over which should be eligible for scholarship funds. The latest is eSports, with...   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>>



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