Individual Sports


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Continues Expansion into International Sports Tourism Market

November 20, 2017

IRONMAN announced events in Thailand and Korea, marking its shift into the sports tourism market. more >>


PGA_Tour

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica Announces 2018 Qualifying Tournament Sites and Dates

November 20, 2017

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica is already preparing for the 2018 season, with the announcement of qualifying tournament sites and dates. more >>


Trail-Racing-Over-Texas

Brazos Bend 100 on Pace to Sellout Only Months After Hurricane Harvey

November 16, 2017

The December Brazos Bend 100, to be held as part of the Trail Racing Over Texas Series, is on pace to be a sellout. more >>


PGATOUR

'Golf Fore Las Vegas' Event Announced

November 16, 2017

The PGA TOUR and PGA of America have teamed up for a “Golf Fore Las Vegas” charity tournament on Nov. 20 at TPC Las Vegas. 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 >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>



OTTO+FEI

OTTO Sport International Announced as FEI Campus Partner

November 20, 2017

OTTO Sport International will now help to drive the education strategy for the FEI, the global governing body for horse sport. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Names Kerry J. Perry as New President and CEO

November 20, 2017

The USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announced Kerry J. Perry as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. more >>


18birdies

18Birdies Launches Nationwide #Golf4Relief Campaign

November 20, 2017

Mobile golf technology startup, 18Birdies, announces its #Golf4Relief fundraising campaign to raise money for DirectRelief.org. 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 >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
A SoCal Destination with Small-Town Hospitality   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Los Angeles, site of the 2028 Olympics, had the lock on California’s best sports facilities, prepare to have your paradigm shifted.... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Going Big in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1800s, Greensboro built a reputation for being a central hub for the textile industry. Today, Greensboro is better known as “Tournament... More>>


White Papers

ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


SuccessfulMeetings Whitepaper | June 1, 2017
Engaging Women and Millennials with Golf   

A report for planners of events, which can be used to leverage golf's popularity with these two demographics. More>>



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Articles

blank Article | November 20, 2017
Tennis Facilities that Ace the Competition

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis participation in the U.S. continues to grow, although not by the leaps and bounds the sport experienced in the 1970s and ’80s during the...   More>>


Trailrunning Article | November 15, 2017
‘Fastest Known Time’ Events Picking Up Pace in Popularity

By: Michael Popke

What’s the hottest trend? FKT or Fastest Known Time. Described is bringing in athletes who want to conquer not only their own PRs but those of any...   More>>


TurkeyTrot Article | November 15, 2017
By the Numbers: Thanksgiving-Themed Sports Events Keeping Planners in the Black Before Friday

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Black Friday might be the big day for shopping but Thanksgiving is when nearly one million Americans will take to the streets to participate in...   More>>


Disney Article | November 15, 2017
Disney is Feeling the Sting of Late Cancellation of Running Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mickey Mouse won’t be acting as course marshal in Anaheim, thanks to the cancellation of all 2018 RunDisney events. And the late notice has left a...   More>>



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