Sports Facilities


OceanCenter

Ocean Center Hosting Martial Arts, MMA This Month

August 11, 2017

The Ocean Center in Daytona Beach will be a hub of martial arts activities this month. more >>


ErieSportsComm

National, Family-Friendly Events Highlight August in Erie Region

August 9, 2017

The Erie Sports Commission will wrap up its busy summer season by hosting and supporting multiple events in August. more >>


Snowmass

Construction Begins on $600 Million Snowmass Base Village

August 7, 2017

North America’s largest ski area village development is underway with the construction on the next phase of Snowmass Base Village. more >>


Gateway

Gateway Motorsports Park Announces Inaugural St. Louis Speed Festival

August 2, 2017

Gateway Motorsports Park and Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe announced the inaugural St. Louis Speed Festival. more >>



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Watertown, South Dakota: Amazing Sports Facilities, Genuine Hospitality

July 11, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota, stands tall next to any small or medium sports destination. With more multi-purpose space, ball fields and holes of golf... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: Friday Night Lights and So Much More

June 28, 2017

Drive through any small town in Texas on a Friday night and you’ll find the local football stadium is a hub of excitement. Odessa is like that... more >>



Foley

Sun Belt Conference Awards Foley Contract Extension

August 7, 2017

The Foley Sports Tourism Complex is excited to announce its continued partnership with the Sun Belt Conference. more >>


Take1

United States Motorsports Association and Take1 Insurance Team Up to Promote Event Safety

July 31, 2017

The United States Motorsports Association and Take 1 Insurance are joining forces to promote better motorsports event safety. more >>


NaplesLakeCC

Naples Lakes Country Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

July 10, 2017

Naples Lakes Country Club is a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary,” an international program for golf courses. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Releases New Report as Title IX Turns 45

July 3, 2017

In conjunction with the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the NCAA office of inclusion has released a new report. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 24, 2017
Uncovering a Sports Gem in Kentucky   

By: Peter Francesconi

There are a lot of reasons to visit the city of Owensboro, nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River in western Kentucky. Music fans are attracted... More>>


DS_Sevierville1 Case study | May 1, 2017
"Best Small Town to Visit" Serves Up Volleyball, Gymnastics, Baseball and More   

By: Michael Popke

Already a popular vacation spot with such major attractions as Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Dollywood, Sevierville, Tennessee, also has... More>>


DS_Conway Case study | May 1, 2017
Tournaments and… Toad Racing. Conway, Arkansas, Shows Its Versatility   

By: Juli Anne Patty

If you want to know what Conway, Arkansas, is all about, you can get a pretty good idea on the first full weekend of May. On that weekend, every... More>>


White Papers

GreenSportsAlliance Whitepaper | April 1, 2017
Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiency in Sports Venues   

The document looks at ways U.S. sports venues can make a positive ecological impact by reducing their energy and water use. 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>>


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>>



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Articles

WorldCupBid Article | August 9, 2017
U.S., Canada and Mexico Kick Off Campaign to Secure 2026 World Cup

By: Michael Popke

Maybe in all the back-and-forth over the 2024 (and 2028) Olympics, you forgot about this one: the 2026 World Cup. But the U.S., Canada and Mexico's...   More>>


RV Article | August 9, 2017
Camping Continues to Gain Favor as a Lodging Alternative for Sports Travel

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As youth sports participation continues to grow, so do lodging costs. Camping is fast becoming a solution, though parents and kids aren’t ready to...   More>>


blank Article | July 24, 2017
Warm Southeastern Hospitality

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Southeast, known for its hospitality, offers a winning combining of world-class multi-sport and unique venues, family- and budget-friendly...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2017
Engaging Volunteers: Lessons from Real Life

By: Mark Lucas

No matter whether they’re presented in a major stadium or in a school gymnasium, sports are engaging and fun. They get crowds excited, build pride...   More>>



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