West-South Central


XTERRA

XTERRA Series Kicks Off for 2018

April 19, 2018

While there are many reasons to love the beginning of spring, for the U.S. XTERRA Tribe, the best part is that it signifies the start of XTERRA... more >>


Nautique

Nautique Announces Coast-to-Coast Events

April 18, 2018

Nautique is proud to bring a brand-new series of events for 2018 dubbed Nautique Swervin’ Weekends. more >>


RoundRock

Round Rock to Host Five National Championship Tournaments

April 12, 2018

The Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it will host five national championship tournaments this year. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces High School Triathlon State Championships

March 26, 2018

USA Triathlon has announced the High School Triathlon State Championships, increasing the number of championships from 20 to 30. more >>



YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


Tagmarshal

Tagmarshal Pace-of-Play System to Enhance Player Experiences at Advance Golf Courses

November 13, 2017

Tagmarshal, the pace-of-play system is operational at several properties managed by Advance Golf. more >>


ArlingtonCVB

Arlington CVB Announces New Sports Sales & Service Manager, Sports Account Director

October 30, 2017

The Arlington CVB announced Adam Wisniewski as Sports Account Director and Kayla Gostnell as Sports Sales & Services Manager. more >>



Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau

We Invite You To Play In Plano

April 2, 2018

Right smack in the middle of the great American Southwest is Plano, Texas. Plano is 75 square miles of sport fields and facilities maintained by... more >>


San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled in the center of Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with both vibrant natural beauty and plentiful... more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... 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

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Play in the Land of Possibilities   

By: Peter Francesconi

The domain name of “www.playportlandtexas.com” says it all. “We want people to Play Portland because we have so much to offer,” says Mona... More>>


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>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>



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Articles

Kindra Article | April 18, 2018
Changing Roles: Kindra Fry, President and CEO of Bryan College Station and Chairman of NASC, Shares Insights

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The work of Kindra Fry right now can be summed up in two words: expanded responsibilities. She’s settling into the new role of president and CEO of...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | April 4, 2018
Inside Events: Pro-Am Beach Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Beach soccer is a sport on the grow and Pro-Am Beach Soccer, with youth and adult tournaments across the U.S. as well as internationally, is on the...   More>>


Fishin Article | April 4, 2018
With Anglers in Louisiana Tournaments Risking Arrest, B.A.S.S. Seeks Legislation

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When one of the world’s biggest bass fishing tournament organizers throws in the towel on a favorite destination, it’s bad. When it’s a quirk...   More>>


FIFAWorld Article | April 4, 2018
United Bid Finalizes List of Stadiums but Much Remains to be Decided

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The United Bid Package is a wrap. Let the waiting game begin. The list of potential U.S. host cities has been presented, but don’t go throwing...   More>>



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