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NCAA

NCAA Announces Site Selections for Championship Sites Through 2022

April 19, 2017

The NCAA has selected more than 600 host sites for preliminary rounds and finals of predetermined championships. more >>


NautiqueSwervinWeekends

Nautique Introduces Swervin' Weekend Events Throughout the U.S.

April 19, 2017

Nautique is proud to announce a brand-new series of events for 2017 dubbed Nautique Swervin’ Weekends nationwide. more >>


GOODE

GOODE Water Ski Nationals Releases Details

April 18, 2017

The 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces 2017 Troon Challenge Schedule

April 13, 2017

The 2017 Troon Challenge regional qualifying events will be held at 32 facilities in 11 different states from April through August. 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

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>>


blank Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer...   More>>



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