West-North Central


KC_Soccer

Kansas City Soccer Project Reports Construction Moving Ahead of Schedule

March 20, 2017

In Kansas City, Missouri, construction of a sports complex is ahead of schedule and projected to be completed before the end of the year. more >>


Visit_MO

Fredericktown, MO, to Hold Whitewater Championships

February 28, 2017

The50th Annual Missouri Whitewater Championships are from March 17-19 at the Saint Francis River near Fredericktown, MO. more >>


GOStLouis

GO! St. Louis Run Event to be Held at the Raceway

February 14, 2017

GO! St. Louis announced the addition of a new running event to its annual calendar. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

Qualifying Events Ongoing for Nastia Liukin Cup

January 27, 2017

Participants in the Nastia Liukin Cup are selected through the Nastia Liukin Cup Series, gymnastics invitationals held throughout the U.S. more >>



TwinCities

Twin Cities In Motion Renews Sponsorship of Team USA Minnesota

February 27, 2017

Twin Cities In Motion has extended its partnership with Twin Cities-based Team USA Minnesota. more >>


Springfield

Springfield CVB Announces Staff Changes

December 19, 2016

Two staff changes were reported by the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau and Springfield Sports Commission. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


GreatPlains

Gateway Village Releases Naming Rights, Sponsorship Opportunities

December 5, 2016

Gateway Village Sports Complex announced that title Sponsorship rights are available through Great Plains Sponsorships. more >>


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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

US_BankStadium Article | March 22, 2017
Lessons Learned: When Officials Don’t Set an Example

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

File this one under “an illustration of irony.” An arena official in charge of oversight was found to have skipped the line in order to get the...   More>>


blank Article | March 20, 2017
The Wetter, The Better

By: Michael Popke

Often, the key to a city’s success as a regional and national destination is an effective local organization that can help attract high-profile...   More>>


blank Article | March 20, 2017
Golf Gets Its Groove Back

By: Juli Anne Patty

How many sports can say that they regularly contribute to changing the world? Golf is certainly one. Not only does the sport deliver an estimated...   More>>


blank Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s international athletes charging onto the field at the foot of a packed stadium during Copa America Centenario or youth athletes...   More>>



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