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

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>>

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>



CherryBlossom Article | January 24, 2018
The Career Conundrum: Race Director Business Survey Shows Rough Road Ahead

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Have we actually had a snapshot view of our industry from the employment side? Didn’t think so. But Road Race Management, an organization of race...   More>>

VolcanoBomb Article | January 10, 2018
Snowed Under: The Toll of the ‘Bomb Cyclone’ on Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Snowmageddon. Bombogenesis. Bomb Cyclone. Whatever handle or hashtag you choose to hang on it, the weather is brutally cold and the precipitation has...   More>>

WomenFishing Article | January 10, 2018
New Waters: Competitive Fishing Event Owners Need to Understand Role of Women in Sport’s Growth

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Fishing, long the bastion of men, is seeing the growth of another demographic: women. And event owners should be ready because the rising tide...   More>>

equestrian Article | January 10, 2018
Three Emerging Sports for Women: Will 2018 be their Year?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Okay, so “become an NCAA championship sport” is not your typical New Year’s resolution. But three collegiate sports, labeled “emerging sports...   More>>

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