West-South Central


Frisco

Texas Revolution Announce Move to Frisco

September 19, 2017

The Texas Revolution Professional Indoor Football Team have an agreement to move the 2018 regular season home games to Frisco. more >>


Bassmaster

National Championship Highlights 2018 Bassmaster Opens Series Tournament Lineup

September 18, 2017

The 2018 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series will include a new format for its nine tournaments. more >>


4ORE

Golf Facility in Lubbock Announces Grand Opening

September 18, 2017

4ORE opened its doors to the public just nine months after breaking ground on 16 acres of land in Lubbock, Texas. more >>


PaddlesportsRetailer

Paddlesports Event Moving to OKC

September 18, 2017

In recognition of its commitment to open water sports, the Paddlesports Retailer event has been moved to Oklahoma City, starting 2018. more >>



Frisco

Visit Frisco Announces Sports City, U.S.A. Initiative

August 21, 2017

Visit Frisco has announced it is launching a new initiative, to be known formally as Sports City, U.S.A. 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 >>



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>>



Print

Articles

Hurricane Article | September 6, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Halts Sports but Spurs Athletes into Action

By: Michael Popke

Hurricane Harvey's impact on the Texas coast is still being measured. The death toll is the worst part, with homes and businesses also having been...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
NOMINATIONS OPEN: 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders who have contributed to the industry of sports tourism. We need your...   More>>


WorldCup_FIFA Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA...   More>>


blank Article | July 24, 2017
Warm Southeastern Hospitality

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Southeast, known for its hospitality, offers a winning combining of world-class multi-sport and unique venues, family- and budget-friendly...   More>>



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