Water Sports

USA Water Ski

USA Water Ski Releases Information About Upcoming Events

March 15, 2018

USA Water Ski has released information on various events that are coming up on its calendar. more >>


Sport Manitoba Announces Host, Sports, and Co-Chairs for 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro

March 9, 2018

The City of Dauphi will host the 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro. more >>


Puerto Vallarta Celebrates Centennial with Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit

March 6, 2018

Puerto Vallarta will host the 42nd edition of the Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit, MEXORC, from March 9-14 as part of its 100th anniversary. more >>


Puerto Vallarta Releases Calendar of Forthcoming Sports Events

March 2, 2018

Ever wondered what Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, can host? Here’s a sampling. The following calendar highlights the area's versatility. 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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


Berkley, Abu Garcia Named Premier Sponsors Of Bassmaster Events

February 26, 2018

Berkley and Abu Garcia, two of Pure Fishing’s global family of quality fishing tackle brands, have signed on as premier sponsors of the Bassmaster... more >>


The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Partners with Fishbrain

February 12, 2018

The popular app and social network for anglers, Fishbrain, announced a partnership with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation. more >>

Mossy Oak

Mossy Oak Claims Title Sponsorship Of Bassmaster High School Fishing Series

January 22, 2018

Mossy Oak, the Official Camo Pattern of B.A.S.S., has signed on as the title sponsor of the organization’s fast-growing high school bass fishing... 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

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>

Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>



Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>

SandSoccer Article | November 16, 2016
Stripped-Down Version of World Beach Games Listed for San Diego

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The last time we checked in on the World Beach Games, scheduled for this coming summer in San Diego… well, it’s fair to say they weren’t...   More>>

BeachUlt Article | November 2, 2016
A Cautionary Tale: How Venue Shortcomings Led to Cutting Teams from a World Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A small seaside host city and an enormously growing sport, mixed with a lack of communication, was the unfortunate combination that resulted in a...   More>>

Fishing Article | November 2, 2016
Fishing Angling for a Spot in the Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It might be the greatest thing to happen to fishing since the invention of the earthworm. The international governing body for sport fishing has...   More>>

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