Individual Sports


Myrtle Beach World Amateur Details Finalized

March 22, 2017

The Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship is again expected to attract more than 3,200 golfers from across the globe. more >>


Columbia Business School Brings Executive Challenge to Marine Corps Marathon

March 22, 2017

The Marine Corps Marathon and Columbia Business School announced the Columbia Business School Executive Challenge. more >>


Myrtle Beach World Amateur To Begin Accepting Entries March 29

March 21, 2017

The Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship, expected to 3,200 golfers, will take entries starting March 29. more >>


Cycle Race Information Finalized in Knoxville

March 21, 2017

The 2017 USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships, will be in Knoxville, Tennessee, June 24-25. more >>

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Oracle Unveils Oracle U.S. Tennis Awards For Young Professionals

March 20, 2017

Oracle Corp. has announced the creation of the Oracle U.S. Tennis Awards, player grants to be awarded annually at the BNP Paribas Open. more >>


Costa Renews Title Sponsorship Of Bassmaster High School Series

March 20, 2017

Costa renewed its title sponsorship for the 2017 Bassmaster High School tournament series, B.A.S.S. announced. more >>


Billie Jean King Sells Majority Stake of Historic League To Mark Ein And Fred Luddy

March 20, 2017

Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced that Billie Jean King has sold her majority ownership of the sports organization. more >>


USTA Announces Wheelchair Tennis Grant Award Winners

March 20, 2017

Continuing a tradition it started in 2008, the USTA has announced the awarding of grants to help the growth of wheelchair tennis. more >>

Destination Spotlights

SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... 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 27, 2016
Tri-Cities, Washington: A Desert Region in the Pacific Northwest   

By: Michael Popke

A dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest? Get ready for the Tri-Cities region of Washington State to shift your paradigm. The cities of... More>>

White Papers

BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>

RunningUSA Whitepaper | October 1, 2016
Phase Two: Millennial Running Study   

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events. More>>

KOA Whitepaper | June 1, 2016
The 2016 North American Camping Report   

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports. More>>

MillennialStudyCover Whitepaper | March 1, 2016
Millennial Running Study   

A study of Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, to find out which running and road sports events interest them, and why. More>>



Spartan Article | March 22, 2017
Obstacle Course Racing Gets Ready for a National Governing Body

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sit down. Take a deep breath. Brace yourself. Obstacle course racing has a national governing body. Yes, wild, muddy, take-no-prisoners OCR now has...   More>>

RnR Article | March 22, 2017
Inside Events: Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A weekend event that can bring in upwards of 50,000 participants and more than $22 million in economic impact is going to strike a good chord in any...   More>>

blank Article | March 20, 2017
Head for the Mountains

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Purple mountain majesties, big skies and visitor-friendly venues make the mountain region of the U.S. a natural for sports events. Event owners...   More>>

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

By: Michael Popke

Often, the key to a city’s success as a regional and national destination is an effective local organization that can help attract high-profile...   More>>

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