Sports Facilities


Erie

Champion Cheer Central to Kick Off 2017-18 Erie Competition Schedule Saturday

November 30, 2017

The Bayfront Convention Center will come alive on Saturday, December 2 for its Lights! Camera! Action! Cheer and Dance Extravaganza. more >>


Foley

State Gymnastics Meet to Bring Thousands to Foley

November 30, 2017

The Alabama Compulsory State Meet comes to the Foley Event Center December 1-3, bringing about 1,000 gymnasts and their families. more >>


SportsForce

New Youth Sports Complex Coming to South Georgia

November 21, 2017

Sports Fields Inc. will helpd develop a Sports Force Parks youth sports complex within the EPIC Adventures project in Kingsland, Georgia. more >>


NAIA

Palm Beach County to host the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship

November 14, 2017

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Soccer National Championship will play in the Palm Beaches. more >>



VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>



STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Announces Publication of New Sports Fields Manual

November 13, 2017

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the publication of Sports Fields: A Construction and Maintenance Manual. more >>


Bridgestone

Bridgestone Golf Named Official Golf Ball Supplier of Stadiumlinks at SunTrust Park presented by Mizuno

November 6, 2017

Bridgestone Golf has been named the official golf ball supplier of the Stadiumlinks at SunTrust Park presented by Mizuno. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Gains LEED® Platinum Recertification

November 6, 2017

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center received Platinum® recertification under the LEED® rating system. 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>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Going Big in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1800s, Greensboro built a reputation for being a central hub for the textile industry. Today, Greensboro is better known as “Tournament... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Growing Sports Events, Inside and Out   

By: Peter Francesconi

What do you do with nearly 500 acres in Los Angeles County? You create a venue that allows entertainment and sports to thrive. That’s what was... 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

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>>


SuperBowl Article | December 13, 2017
Minneapolis Pinning Hopes for Increased Tourism, Jobs on Super Bowl

By: Michael Popke

Christmas is closer than the Super Bowl, so it’s appropriate that Minneapolis, host of the big game, has a wish list. In addition to the economic...   More>>


MascotwKid Article | November 29, 2017
One Year Later: Fire-Ravaged Tennessee Destinations Have Message of Hope for California

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As residents and business owners take stock of the fire damage to California’s wine country, a sports destination in Eastern Tennessee is watching...   More>>


Catalyst Article | November 29, 2017
Indiana’s $75M Youth Sports Complex Heading for Bankruptcy

By: Michael Popke

We’ve all heard ‘If you build it, they will come.’ Unfortunately, the youth sports market has bought into that, with cities in a veritable arms...   More>>



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