West-North Central


BorderBattle

Border Battle Ready to Heat Up the Midwest

February 7, 2018

The Border Battle Tournament, Feb. 23-25, 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas, is recognized as a top spring tournament in the Midwest. more >>


ITA

ITA 2018 Season Shaping Up

February 5, 2018

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the dates and locations for major events coming up this school year. more >>


SuperBowl2018

Super Bowl Lineup Event Announced for Minneapolis

February 2, 2018

The "Women of Football" event will return to the Super Bowl week party lineup in Minneapolis. more >>


NCAA

Eight Cities, One Goal: Final Four

January 24, 2018

Eight cities. Four years. One goal: Final Four. As the NCAA winds up to March Madness, it’s also winnowing down the cities to host future events.... more >>



ActionFloors

Action Floor Systems Provides 57,600 Square Feet of Flooring to Nationally Renowned Project

January 15, 2018

Action Floor Systems®, manufacturer of sports flooring systems, congratulates Cape Girardeau SportsPlex on winning a top ASBA award. more >>


TripleCrown

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 >>


Minneapolis

U.S. Bank Stadium’s Beverly Zimmerman Receives Meet Minneapolis Hospitality Hero Award

September 18, 2017

Beverly Zimmerman of the U.S. Bank Stadium has been honored by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. more >>


Minneapolis

Minneapolis Convention Center Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

September 5, 2017

The Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) announced that it is LEED® Certified for Existing Buildings: Operation & Maintenance (EBOM). more >>



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Watertown, South Dakota: Amazing Sports Facilities, Genuine Hospitality

July 11, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota, stands tall next to any small or medium sports destination. With more multi-purpose space, ball fields and holes of golf... more >>


Destination Spotlights

SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>


blank Case study | April 28, 2015
All-Around Sports in St. Cloud   

By: Marie Stenseth

It’s probably a safe bet that when you mention the state of Minnesota to people, the sport of ice hockey will, at some point, flash through their... More>>


blank Case study | January 7, 2015
The Metropolis of Sports: Kansas City, Missouri   

By: Juli Anne Patty

For more than a hundred years, Kansas City, Missouri, has been known as the City of Fountains, and it is widely known for serving up some of the... 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

IceFishing Article | February 21, 2018
Minnesota Ice Fishing Tourism on Solid Ground, Despite Tournament Cheating Allegations

By: Michael Popke

Many ice fishing tournaments have been big winners this year, thanks to cold weather. But unfortunately, controversy has cropped up, resulting in...   More>>


blank Article | February 4, 2018
Change of Scenery

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Moving to a new location can rejuvenate a sports event. After all, it brings in new athletes, new spectators and a change of venue. You get different...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Unpredictable Weather? Not a Problem

By: Michael Popke

Mother Nature can be temperamental, and that can wreak havoc with planning outdoor sports events, including those held over the winter months....   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Hoop Dreams

By: Peter Francesconi

As we edge ever closer to March Madness and its brackets, bets and berths, interest in basketball is outpacing that in every other sport. If you’re...   More>>



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