West-North Central


Kevin Van Dam Big Bass Classic Taking Over Table Rock Lake

March 22, 2018

The Kevin VanDam Big Bass Classic presented by Explore Branson will take over Missouri’s Famous Table Rock Lake on March 24th and 25th. more >>


Youth Archery Coming to Branson

March 21, 2018

The Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament takes place March 23-24 at the Branson Convention Center. more >>


Bass Pro Announces 2018 Fitness Series Dates

March 19, 2018

Early registration is now open for the 2018 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series, the twelfth annual lineup of races and runs in the Ozarks. more >>

USA Water Ski

USA Water Ski Releases Information About Upcoming Events

March 15, 2018

USA Water Ski has released information on various events that are coming up on its calendar. more >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 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 >>


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>>



blank Article | October 31, 2008
Wild for Winter Sports

By: Juli Anne Patty

Snow and ice sports draw millions of participants every year, not to mention the families and fans who flock to these events as spectators. For...   More>>

blank Article | June 30, 2008
Indoor Arena Management: Opportunities and Challenges

By: Shawn Ryan

If you want to rent the Pittsburgh Indoor Soccer Arena in the winter, when its three fields are covered sun-up to sundown with soccer, lacrosse and...   More>>

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