Sports Facilities


Sports Venues Can Participate in Special Fourth of July Event

June 22, 2017

Sports Turf Managers Association has kicked off its second annual "Stars and Stripes" contest, to encourage creative field mowing patterns. more >>


Final Preparations in Place for Pikes Peak Hill Climb

June 21, 2017

The 16th Annual Fan Fest starts Friday for the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb by Gran Turismo, on Sunday, June 25. more >>


Round Rock Multipurpose Complex Opens to Fanfare

June 20, 2017

The City of Round Rock held a grand opening ceremony last month for the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex, and is ready to welcome sports. more >>


St. Louis Announces Creve Coeur Soccer Complex

June 19, 2017

Construction on the Creve Coeur Soccer Complex inside Creve Coeur Park began in April 2017 and is to be completed in early 2018. more >>


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 >>


REBO Joins PTR and Breaks into US Market

June 12, 2017

Professional Tennis Registry announced that REBO has joined as a Corporate Member and is breaking into the U.S. market. more >>


York County Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes YMCA’s New $9 Million Facility

June 12, 2017

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed a brand-new athletic facility to an already impressive lineup of venues. more >>


USPTA Announces Multiyear Agreement with Har-Tru

May 30, 2017

The United States Professional Tennis Association has a three-year agreement with clay court builder and accessory supplier Har-Tru. more >>


Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Turns 25

May 15, 2017

A former assistant dean at Alabama's law school revolutionized access to great public golf 25 years ago and the rest is history. more >>

Destination Spotlights

AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>

SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>

Lincoln Case study | November 17, 2016
Speedway Village Helps Lincoln Diversify   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... 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>>



USOpen Article | June 14, 2017
By the Numbers: The U.S. Open in Wisconsin

By: Michael Popke

The U.S. Open takes place in Erin Hills, Wisconsin, this week. That’s a first for Wisconsin. And to Wisconsin, that’s the most impressive figure,...   More>>

eSportsTraining Article | June 14, 2017
Preseason eSports Training Facility Up and Running (and Profiting) in California

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Cactus League, the Grapefruit League and the Silicone Palm Tree League? Spring training just got more tech-y. In the constantly-evolving arms...   More>>

Calgary Article | May 31, 2017
Winter 2026 is Coming, Says Calgary, and they Want to Host

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Winter is coming. Specifically, Winter 2026, when Calgary would like to host the Olympics. And according to a survey, nearly two-thirds of the 1,949...   More>>

blank Article | May 30, 2017
The Mid-Atlantic: Vibrant, Growing and Easily Accessible

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Mid-Atlantic’s growth as a sports destination lies in its proactive sports commissions and ‘sports-cation’ destinations that attract teams,...   More>>

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