Water Sports


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Details of St. Lawrence Event

May 23, 2018

Bassmaster has announced specific details, including dates, sponsors and locations of upcoming Elite events around the U.S. more >>


Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, Preparing for Dragon Boat Races, Asian Heritage Festival

May 18, 2018

The Charlotte Dragon Boat and Asian Heritage Festival take place on May 19. more >>


Erie

Kayak Anglers Announce Erie Events for 2018

May 18, 2018

Kayak Anglers of Western PA host two events in Erie, Pa. in 2018. more >>


FLW

Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Smith Mountain Lake Open Coming to Huddleston, VA

May 15, 2018

The Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Smith Mountain Lake Open is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. 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 >>


Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... 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 >>


SnoCo

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 >>



MidwestMelanomaPartn

USRowing Partners with Midwest Melanoma Partnership

May 7, 2018

USRowing and Midwest Melanoma Partnership are raising awareness of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer among outdoor athletes. more >>


SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


GeneralTire

General Tire To Sponsor Bassmaster Spinoff, Winning Ways, On ESPN2 For 2018

March 12, 2018

General Tire will sponsor Winning Ways, a popular spinoff of The Bassmasters TV show on ESPN2, B.A.S.S. has announced. 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 | February 2, 2018
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

RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


Auburn Whitepaper | March 1, 2018
Economic Value of the Tournament Black Bass Fishery on Lake Guntersville, Alabama   

Lake Guntersville, a well-known black bass fishery in the USA, attracts multiple tournaments. This study shows the economic impact of those events. More>>


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>>



Print

Articles

Camping Article | May 16, 2018
Good News for Outdoor Sports: Millennials are Leading Camping Resurgence

By: Michael Popke

Almost 50 percent of all camper households plan to increase their number of camping trips in 2018 - good news for the outdoor sports industry....   More>>


Surf Article | May 16, 2018
World Surf League Hosts First Non-Ocean Event - at a Wave Pool

By: Michael Popke

Surfing history was made this month when the World Surf League hosted its first event at a wave pool. The WSL Founders’ Cup of Surfing (a historic...   More>>


BASS Article | May 16, 2018
Louisiana Bass Tournaments Lose Battle but Vow to Fight On

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The state known as the “sportsman’s paradise” might be paradise lost for now but advocates are fighting on. The defeat of a bill that would...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | April 4, 2018
Inside Events: Pro-Am Beach Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Beach soccer is a sport on the grow and Pro-Am Beach Soccer, with youth and adult tournaments across the U.S. as well as internationally, is on the...   More>>



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