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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Outdoor

Outdoor Industry Event Lists Education Offerings

January 18, 2018

The Outdoor University education schedule, to be presented at the latest event, has been posted. more >>


USRowing

First World Rowing Indoor Championships Announced

January 15, 2018

USRowing is pleased to announce the first World Rowing Indoor Championships will be held in Alexandria on February 17-18, 2018. more >>


bassmasters

Toledo Bend, Clear Lake And Winyah Bay To Host B.A.S.S. Nation Regional Events

January 9, 2018

Bass club anglers qualifying for three B.A.S.S. Nation Regional tournaments in 2018 will have an unusual opportunity at the host fisheries. 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 >>


Harford

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 >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. 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 >>



GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


USA_Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2018 Club Insurance Program Renewal

December 11, 2017

USA Water Ski and Integro Entertainment & Sport have announced the renewal of the USA Water Ski Club Insurance Program. 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 >>


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

KOA Whitepaper | June 1, 2016
The 2016 North American Camping Report   

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. 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

blank Article | May 30, 2017
Fishing’s Bright Future

By: Juli Anne Patty

With new participation initiatives and a booming tournament scene, fishing’s future is looking bright. Find out how cities across the U.S. are...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
‘Best Small Town to Visit’ Serves Up Volleyball, Gymnastics, Baseball and More

By: Michael Popke

Already a popular vacation spot with such major attractions as Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Dollywood, Sevierville, Tennessee, also has...   More>>


VeteransAdaptiveSports Article | May 17, 2017
Inside Events: Veterans Adaptive Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Teaching veterans with disabilities how to get around in a wheelchair or use prosthetic limbs is one thing. Teaching them how to live again is...   More>>


BostonMarathon Article | February 22, 2017
The World’s Best Sporting Events? Only One U.S. Destination Appears on This List

By: Michael Popke

America-Firsters won’t like this much. In fact, they won’t like it at all. On a recent travel site’s list of the top sports events in the...   More>>



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