Sports Facilities


NitroCircus

Nitro Circus Coming to York, PA

May 16, 2018

Nitro Circus, the global youth entertainment phenomenon, returns to North America this year with the epic Next Level Tour. more >>


ColoradoSpringa

World Records Set to Be Broken at the Fifth Year Running of the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack

May 15, 2018

Shift-S3ctor and the Colorado Springs Sports Corp are excited to announce the 2018 Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is returning for its fifth year. more >>


Adventure

Jackson, New Jersey, Announces Projected Opening for New Sports Complex

May 9, 2018

A $21M, state-of-the-art, youth sports and entertainment complex is to be built in Jackson, N.J. The facility will open in 2019. more >>


OceanCenter

Ocean Center Announces Schedule for Weeks Ahead

May 4, 2018

From trampoline and tumbling to hoops, the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach will host numerous events. more >>



Wrestling

Envision Your Event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

April 18, 2018

Want a destination that is versatile, easy to reach and fun? Meet the Missouri State Fairgrounds, a winning combination of location, flexible... more >>


Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau

We Invite You To Play In Plano

April 2, 2018

Right smack in the middle of the great American Southwest is Plano, Texas. Plano is 75 square miles of sport fields and facilities maintained by... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... 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 >>


Havoc

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 >>



Tidewater

Tidewater Ranked Among Top Three Myrtle Beach Golf Courses By SC Golf Course Ratings Panel

May 14, 2018

The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has unveiled its list of the top layouts in the Palmetto State, and Tidewater Golf Club did well. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Foundation Provides More Than 400 AEDs to High Schools, State Associations

April 30, 2018

The National Federation of State High School Associations is equipping schools with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). more >>


VisitLake

Visit Lake County Named Co-Winner of 2018 Gold Adrian Award

April 16, 2018

Davis Harrison Dion and Visit Lake County Illinois recently took home a 2018 Gold Adrian Award for the “Let’s Go” travel marketing campaign. more >>


NGCOA

Westin Kierland Golf Club Receives 'Course of the Year' Honors

March 26, 2018

The Westin Kierland Golf Club was named “2017 Arizona Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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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

CCSE Whitepaper | April 1, 2018
Studies on Sustainable Development of Ecological Sports Tourism Resources and Its Industry   

Using analysis of ecological sports tourism, researchers examined key resources and proposed a novel model for sustainable development. More>>


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>>



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Articles

America's Finest Facilities: A Tour Article | April 30, 2009
America's Finest Facilities: A Tour

By: Juli Anne Patty

Every few minutes in America, a new sports lover is born. From swimmers and skiers to fast-pitchers and quarterbacks, America's athletes are many and...   More>>


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The Water's Fine: America's Swimming Facilities

By: Juli Anne Patty

Swimming is one of the world’s most popular sports, and it is America's largest participatory sport. According to USA Swimming, the national...   More>>


Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Event Planning Success Emanates from the Ground Up Article | February 28, 2009
Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Event Planning Success Emanates from the Ground Up

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Baseball is the great American pastime. Softball was a medalist event for the United States at the summer Olympics for years. The two sports are a...   More>>


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The World's First Sport: Track & Field

By: Juli Anne Patty

Track and field or "athletics" - from the Greek word "athlos" meaning contest - is the world’s oldest physical competition, the original sporting...   More>>



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