West-South Central


BobbyWeed

Bobby Weed Golf Design Completes Renovation of Pleasant Valley Country Club

May 11, 2017

Bobby Weed Golf Design has completed its renovation of the golf course and practice facilities at Pleasant Valley Country Club. more >>


Strider

Strider Cup Announces Destinations

May 5, 2017

The 2017 Strider Cup, a national Strider Bike racing series for toddlers and children, has been announced in three destinations. more >>


FortWorth

Fort Worth Announces Selection as NCAA Site for Gymnastics, Basketball

May 2, 2017

Fort Worth will host NCAA Women’s Gymnastics National Championship and 2022 Opening Rounds of DI Men’s Basketball. more >>


Polygiene

Polygiene Announces Multi-Stop City Tour for Athlete Education

April 28, 2017

Sports brand Polygiene has announced the stops on its promotional tour, designed to educate athletes (and keep them active.) 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 >>


Avaya

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Scores with Network Refresh From Avaya

January 3, 2017

The Avaya Network replaced aging network technology at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome that had been installed after Hurricane Katrina. 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 >>


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Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | September 16, 2016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Capital Improvements Make Oklahoma’s Capitol City a Major Midwest Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Oklahoma City is a capital destination for sports and as such, it has made some capital improvements to increase its already excellent athletic... 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

DIVE Article | May 3, 2017
Breaking Down the NCAA Site Selections: Good Breaks, Clean Breaks and Fast Facts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

And you thought March Madness had drama. The recent announcement of sites for NCAA tournaments spurred many cities into party mode and had pundits...   More>>


Gun Article | April 19, 2017
Arkansas and Tennessee Grapple with Concept of Guns in Sports Facilities

By: Michael Popke

Here’s an issue with guaranteed controversy potential. Off-duty police officers and sheriff’s deputies in Tennessee would be allowed to carry...   More>>


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

By: Michael Popke

Competitive swimming and diving events – both indoors and outdoors, as well as water polo and synchronized swimming, all require good facilities to...   More>>


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

By: Juli Anne Patty

With new player initiatives and a lot of work on the park of industry leaders, golf is getting its groove back. Around the country, courses at every...   More>>



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