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

NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>

TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>

SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>



ParaLong Article | January 10, 2018
Inside Events: The ParaLong Drive Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When golf went into the Olympics, it seemed a Paralympic version would follow. When that didn’t happen, other opportunities for competition were...   More>>

eSports Article | December 13, 2017
With Olympics in View, eSports Makes 2017 a Year to Remember

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Despite the always heated debate regarding whether or not they are, in fact, actually sports, eSports continues to evolve. The past year has been...   More>>

TableTennis Article | December 13, 2017
With a Bid on International Table Tennis, San Jose Spins into the Limelight

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Dionne Warwick hit the charts in 1968 with “Do you know the way to San Jose,” she put the city on the pop culture map. Nearly 50 years...   More>>

Drone Article | December 13, 2017
Outdoor Venues, Sports Events, Struggle to Regulate Drone Use

By: Michael Popke

Outdoor sports events, which have confronted various security threats over the years, now have a new one: drones. This follows a recent incident in...   More>>

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