Sports Facilities


Troon

Castlewood Country Club’s Valley Course Adding Improvements for Golf Events

October 18, 2017

Castlewood Country Club’s famed Valley Course is in the midst of a bunker renovation project to better serve the golf community. more >>


Dust2Glory

Dust2Glory to Showcase Motorsports Action in December

October 17, 2017

Showcasing the winners of the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship racing season, including the epic SCORE Baja 1000 is Dust2Glory. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association to Host 29th Annual Conference & Exhibition in Fort Worth

October 16, 2017

The professional organization for those managing sports fields worldwide will host its annual event January 16-19, 2018 in Fort Worth, TX. more >>


Nicklaus

Nicklaus Design Notes Venues on the PGA TOUR

October 16, 2017

The PGA TOUR has released the full 2017-18 season schedule and it includes six tournaments to be contested on Nicklaus layouts. 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 >>


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>



NCAA

NCAA Announces Criteria for Site Selection for Championships

October 16, 2017

NCAA sports committees will follow all guidelines and principles in selecting, seeding and bracketing men’s and women’s championships. more >>


Eaton

The United Center in Chicago Installs Eaton's Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System

October 9, 2017

Power management company Eaton announced that Ephesus LED sports lighting has been installed at Chicago's United Center. more >>


Scotiabank

Home of the Maple Leafs and Raptors to Become Scotiabank Arena

September 25, 2017

The home of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors will be transformed into the Scotiabank Arena in July, 2018. more >>


Minneapolis

U.S. Bank Stadium’s Beverly Zimmerman Receives Meet Minneapolis Hospitality Hero Award

September 18, 2017

Beverly Zimmerman of the U.S. Bank Stadium has been honored by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
SoCal Atmosphere in a Suburban Los Angeles Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Conejo is Spanish for rabbit, and although organizers don’t see many rabbits in the area these days, Southern California’s Conejo Valley is... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Everything We Look for in a Destination   

By: Peter Francesconi

Wicomico County, Maryland, recently served as the home plate for hundreds of United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern World Series players... 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

NCAA Article | October 18, 2017
Could the NCAA Scandal Affect Travel Teams? An Industry Ponders the Question

By: Michael Popke

The details of the NCAA scandal are still unfolding, but it’s safe to say there’s extensive coverage on an up-to-the-minute basis. What’s less...   More>>


Pink Article | October 18, 2017
Does Big 10 Football Have a Visitors’ Locker Room Crisis on Its Hands?

By: Michael Popke

While Purdue University was recently the subject of complaints about the state of its locker rooms for visiting teams, it was far from the only...   More>>


Oakland Article | October 4, 2017
Oakland Ball Club Selects New Stadium Site, But Obstacles Remain

By: Michael Popke

The Oakland A’s are going to be sticking around, at least if the site that has been selected yields the stadium that has been promised. A 13-acre...   More>>


Tottenham Article | October 4, 2017
Can't Decide Between Natural Grass and Synthetic Turf? This New Stadium Has Both

By: Michael Popke

For those who have spent hours, and sometimes days, debating whether to go with a natural grass or a synthetic turf field, the U.K. has a third...   More>>



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