West-South Central


Kammock

Kammock Hosting Outdoor Sports Promotion Today

July 21, 2017

In an event that will naturally tie in with hiking, trail running, mountain biking and more, Kammock is promoting camping out. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

Details Announced for US Youth Soccer National Championships

July 20, 2017

US Youth Soccer has announced final details on its National Championships, to be presented in Frisco, Texas. more >>


PWBA

PWBA Tour Schedule Announced

July 18, 2017

Competitors, fans and spectators will have six new venues to visit in 2018 during the 14-event schedule on the PWBA Tour. more >>


Abilene

Abilene Hosting International Junior Golf Tournament

July 17, 2017

The American Junior Golf Association hosts the Folds of Honor Junior Championship Abilene Country Club, from July 17 – 20. more >>



VisitMidland

Stephanie Martin Receves CTE Designation

June 26, 2017

Stephanie Martin, Director of VisitMidland, has completed all coursework toward her Certified Tourism Executive (CTE) designation. more >>


FortWorth

Fort Worth CVB Announces New Marketing Director

May 30, 2017

The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau (FWCVB) has announced Jason A. Sands, as the new Sports Marketing Director. more >>


Beaumont

Beaumont, Texas, Announces Hall of Fame Event

February 6, 2017

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau will host its annual Hall of Fame Reception on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. more >>


ExtremeNetworks

Extreme Networks Official Wi-Fi for Super Bowl 2017

January 16, 2017

Extreme Networks is the official Wi-Fi and analytics provider for Super Bowl 51, to be held Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX. more >>



Odessa

Odessa, Texas: Friday Night Lights and So Much More

June 28, 2017

Drive through any small town in Texas on a Friday night and you’ll find the local football stadium is a hub of excitement. Odessa is like that... more >>


Destination Spotlights

DS_Conway Case study | May 1, 2017
Tournaments and… Toad Racing. Conway, Arkansas, Shows Its Versatility   

By: Juli Anne Patty

If you want to know what Conway, Arkansas, is all about, you can get a pretty good idea on the first full weekend of May. On that weekend, every... More>>


Lincoln Case study | November 17, 2016
Speedway Village Helps Lincoln Diversify   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... More>>


blank Case study | September 26, 2016
Lewisville, Texas - A Growing Sports Experience in Lewisville   

By: Peter Francesconi

Great sports tourism is all about a great experience. And for tournaments and events, it’s hard to beat the experience of playing in Lewisville,... More>>


White Papers

superbowl Whitepaper | July 1, 2016
2013 Super Bowl Visitor Study and Economic Impact   

During the week prior to the big game in 2013, there was a substantial economic impact in the New Orleans metro area. More>>


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>>



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Articles

TXCal Article | July 12, 2017
California’s Travel Ban Could Wreak Havoc on College Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While the business of tourism is picking its way carefully through the newest version of the travel ban, something more immediate and close to home...   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>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Tournaments and… Toad Racing? Conway, Arkansas, Shows Its Versatility

By: Juli Anne Patty

If you want to know what Conway, Arkansas, is all about, you can get a pretty good idea on the first full weekend of May. On that weekend, every...   More>>



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