Water Sports


OutdoorRetailer

Outdoor Trade Event Lists Colorado Dates through 2022

November 14, 2017

Following a well-publicized move to Colorado, the Outdoor Retailers Show (which reflects a booming sports economy) has published its dates. more >>


RedBull

Queen Of The Bay Set To Rock Hawaii’s North Shore

November 9, 2017

Red Bull Queen of the Bay is bringing the first-ever all-women big-wave surf competition to Waimea Bay. more >>


Grassroots

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Event Returns to Knoxville

November 7, 2017

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance brings its national buying show to the Knoxville Convention Center, Nov. 7-10, 2017. more >>


USRowing

USRowing Youth National Championships To Head West In 2018

November 7, 2017

The 2018 USRowing Youth National Championships will return to Lake Natoma located near Sacramento, in Rancho Cordova, California. 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 >>


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 >>



ASA

Sportfishing Industry Association President and CEO to Retire in March 2018

October 23, 2017

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) President and CEO, Mike Nussman, has announced that he will retire as of March 31, 2018. more >>


AmericanSportFishing

Report: Increases in Recreational Fishing, Spending on Fishing

September 25, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its survey showing fishing participation and spending is up over the last 10 years. more >>


ASA

American Sportfishing Association Elects Board of Directors Members for 2017

August 7, 2017

Four members of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) were elected to fill two regional seats and two At-Large seats. more >>


VisitEauClaireColor

Coalition to Launch Chippewa River Water Trail

July 31, 2017

Visit Eau Claire has announced the official launch of the Chippewa River Water Trail (CRWT). 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 | 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
Play in the Land of Possibilities   

By: Peter Francesconi

The domain name of “www.playportlandtexas.com” says it all. “We want people to Play Portland because we have so much to offer,” says Mona... More>>


White Papers

RBFF Whitepaper | October 1, 2017
Special Report on Fishing in 2017: Trends, Participation and More   

With 1.5 million more participants than the previous year, fishing now has more than 47 million Americans hooked, according to a report. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


asa-sportfishing Whitepaper | March 1, 2017
Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing: U.S. Congressional Districts   

Recreational fishing brings a myriad of economic benefits to communities throughout the U.S. This report breaks them down by district. More>>


TXAM Whitepaper | August 1, 2016
Recreational Fishing as Tourism   

In addition to being an outdoor recreation activity for residents in each state, fishing can certainly be considered a form of tourism More>>



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Articles

PuertoRico Article | October 4, 2017
As Puerto Rico Fights to Recover, Rescheduled Sports Events Are Imminent

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The reschedule notice wasn’t terribly long, but it was telling. The International Billfish Tournament, scheduled for late September in Puerto Rico,...   More>>


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Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves

By: Michael Popke

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural...   More>>



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