Winter Sports


Melita to Host 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships

March 15, 2018

The best young curlers in Manitoba will assemble in Melita for Manitoba’s 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships. more >>


Eau Claire to Host USA College Curling Championships

March 9, 2018

The Eau Claire Curling Club is the host for the 2018 USA College Curling Championships March 9-11, 2018. more >>


CurlManitoba Hosting Credit Union Master Men's and Women's Provincial Championship

March 8, 2018

CurlManitoba is hosting the Manitoba's Credit Unions Master Provincial Championship March 8-12 at the Gimli Curling Club in Gimli, MB. more >>


Pigeon Forge Announces Indoor Snow Resort

March 7, 2018

Sports planners will find new venues in 2018 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. 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 >>


Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


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 Luge Extends Three Sponsorships through Beijing 2022

January 15, 2018

USA Luge has extended sponsorship deals with three companies through to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. more >>


Snow Sports Participation Study Shows Strong Market for Winter Events

January 15, 2018

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announced its 2017 SIA Participation Study. more >>


Intrawest Resorts To Be Acquired By Aspen, KSL Capital Partners

April 17, 2017

ntrawest Resorts Holdings, a North American mountain resort and adventure company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly... more >>

Destination Spotlights

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>>

Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports than you ever Imagined Case study | December 31, 2012
Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports Than You Ever Imagined   

By: Juli Anne Patty

You know the Mall of America, one of the world’s biggest malls and home of an indoor theme park. But did you also know that Bloomington, Minnesota,... More>>

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Case study | August 31, 2012
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: “The Heart of America” Stays Ahead of the Sporting Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

The brand for Sioux Falls is “The Heart of America,” and based on the accolades this largest city in South Dakota has received in recent years,... More>>

White Papers

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... 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>>



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>>

SkiInSpring Article | April 5, 2017
Bring on the Spring: Ski Resorts Make the Most of the Muddy Transitional Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The snow is melting. The crocuses are up. The robins and bluebirds are around. And ski resorts are rising to the challenge of this muddy, messy...   More>>

blank Article | March 20, 2017
Head for the Mountains

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Purple mountain majesties, big skies and visitor-friendly venues make the mountain region of the U.S. a natural for sports events. Event owners...   More>>

OlympicsSLC Article | March 8, 2017
Utah Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary of 2002 Winter Olympic

By: Michael Popke

Hard to believe that 2017 marked 15 years since Salt Lake City hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee made its...   More>>

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