Individual Sports


Valley Forge Ready to Host the Heavy Lifting

March 16, 2018

UA Weightlifting announced Nike American Open Series 2 powered by Rogue Fitness comes to Valley Forge Casino Resort, July 26-29. more >>


Professional Team Drone Racing Returns to Angel of the Winds Arena In Everett, Washington

March 16, 2018

The Pro Aerial League returns to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington, in March for the third race of its 2017-2018 inaugural season. more >>


IDEA Personal Trainer Institute Moves into Dallas for 2018

March 16, 2018

IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will expand into Dallas, April 5–8, 2018, marking the first event... more >>


Mobile to Host Gymnastics Meet

March 14, 2018

The USA Gymnastics Alabama State Optional/XCEL Meet will be held March 16th-18th in Mobile, Alabama. 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 >>


Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Pace Rolls Into Knoxville, Offering Modern Dockless Bike Sharing To City’s Residents, Students & Tourists

March 12, 2018

Pace, the dockless bike share service of choice for America’s smart cities and colleges, has launched in Knoxville, Tennessee. more >>


First Green and GCSAA Announce Partnership

March 12, 2018

The First Green Foundation and Golf Course Superintendents Association of American have signed a MOU that will bring First Green. more >>


USBC Announces Gold, Silver Partners; Kegel Remains Official Lane Maintenance Provider

March 5, 2018

The United States Bowling Congress has renewed sponsorship with eight companies, and Kegel continues to do lane maintenance for USBC events. more >>


World Golf Foundation Announces Jay Monahan as Chairman

March 5, 2018

World Golf Foundation (WGF) announces Jay Monahan, PGA TOUR Commissioner, has been named WGF Chairman for 2018. 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>>

Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>

White Papers

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>>

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>

HiLo_GCSAA Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>

RunningUSA Whitepaper | August 1, 2015
State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends   

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. More>>



Skijoring Article | November 29, 2017
Skijoring: The Niche Sport You Never Met Could Be the Revenue Stream You’ve Always Dreamed Of

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

To the initiated, skijoring sounds bizarre. An activity in which a skier is pulled by a galloping horse at high speeds through obstacles, it’s been...   More>>

Parkour Article | November 29, 2017
Parkour Moves Closer to Olympic Status, But Controversy Remains

By: Michael Popke

Will parkour be in Paris for the 2024 Olympic Games? Organizers hope so. Unfortunately, the organizers are the root of the problem, specifically, the...   More>>

CardioTennis Article | November 29, 2017
New Fitness Report is Treasure Map for Planners in 2018

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not often planners and destinations are handed a road map of what sports are going to be big in the coming year. The American College of...   More>>

CheckenNPickle Article | November 29, 2017
Social Studies: Sports Event Venues with Bars and More Should Tell Planners Where to Look

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Ever since the ancient Greek athletes ran, wrestled and then headed out for ouzo, socializing has been part of sports. Proof of that dynamic is the...   More>>

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