Sports Facilities


USTA Mid-Atlantic Selects Prince William County for New Home of Tennis

March 12, 2018

The USTA Mid-Atlantic Section (announced it will move its headquarters to Prince William County, Virginia. more >>


US Open Unveils New Schedule

March 5, 2018

The USTA today announced that the 2018 US Open will introduce a new daily match schedule for the tournament. more >>


SRSC Announces Spring Schedule

February 26, 2018

The Smith River Sports Complex announces its 2018 spring schedule that will bring visitors to Martinsville-Henry County beginning Feb. 24. more >>


Rocky Top Sports World Lists Tournaments for Late Winter and Early Spring

February 23, 2018

Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has listed its upcoming tournaments and sports events for late winter and early spring. 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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


Albany Capital Center Hosts 139 Events in Its Inaugural Year

February 5, 2018

The Albany Capital Center has closed out its opening year with 139 events concluded over 197 event days and 4,285 hotel room nights for the year. more >>


ASBA Releases Free Sports Facility Design App

January 22, 2018

The American Sports Builders Association has announced its new free mobile app, with updated diagrams for popular sports venues. more >>


Action Floor Systems Provides 57,600 Square Feet of Flooring to Nationally Renowned Project

January 15, 2018

Action Floor Systems®, manufacturer of sports flooring systems, congratulates Cape Girardeau SportsPlex on winning a top ASBA award. more >>


Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins California Golf Course Owners Association’s “Community Environmental Award”

January 8, 2018

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently received the “Community Environmental Award” from the California Golf Course Owners Association. 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>>

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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>>

DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

The sports event planner’s wish list might include lush, green field space for outdoor sports. It might also feature excellent indoor facilities... 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>>



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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