Warrior

Warrior Soccer Debuts Spook-Tacular Fall

October 19, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on a spook-tacular fall with events in October, November and December - and even beyond. more >>


MLF_Big5

Lake Hamilton Selected to Host 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American Championship

October 19, 2021

Major League Fishing announced that the 39th annual Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American will be held in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in 2022. more >>


ATP

ATP Action Returns to Dallas in 2022

October 19, 2021

The ATP Tour will return to Dallas, Texas, for the first time in more than 30 years next season with the Dallas Open. more >>


SportsPittsburgh

Senior Games Returning to Pittsburgh in 2023

October 19, 2021

The National Senior Games will return to Pittsburgh in 2023. This is the Games' second appearance in the city. more >>


IRONMAN

Waco to Host IRONMAN

October 19, 2021

IRONMAN announced a new full-distance IRONMAN® triathlon will be added in Waco, Texas providing for additional racing opportunities. more >>



SFIA

SFIA Announces New Marketing and Communications Manager

October 18, 2021

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association appointed Lisa Futterman to serve as Marketing and Communications Manager. more >>


PGATOUR

Puntacana extends title sponsorship of PGA TOUR event through 2025

October 18, 2021

The PGA TOUR and Grupo Puntacana, which owns and operates Puntacana Resort & Club announced an extension of their agreement. more >>


iographer

iOgrapher Teams up with USABS as an Official Supplier

October 18, 2021

USA Bobsled/Skeleton is excited to announce that iOgrapher has signed as an Official Supplier to the team through June 2026. more >>


Rockford

RACVB Announces New Board Officers and Members

October 18, 2021

RACVB has announced new officers and directors on its board. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance® and the Black College Golf Coaches Association Announce Partnership

October 18, 2021

Farmers Insurance has taken big steps to help support and grow diversity in professional golf. more >>



PGLJuniors

Announcing a New Start Date and a Juniors Tour, the PGL is Back in the News

October 9, 2021

When we last heard from the Premier Golf League (PGL), the upstart organization planned a global tour with an eight-month span, 48 players and a... more >>


FIFAWorldCup

The World Cup as a Biennial Event Is FIFA’s Goal…But Not Everyone’s

October 9, 2021

There’s no doubt the World Cup is a cash cow for the host; however, some organizations, including UEFA, are questioning whether tentative plans to... more >>


CyclingGrowth

Cycling Enjoys Unprecedented Participation, With New Disciplines Planned

October 8, 2021

SDM recently reported that golf participation is strong. The next bit of good news is that cycling is enjoying record growth too. USA Cycling had a... more >>


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Inside Events: The US Chess Federation

October 8, 2021

We’ve seen movies influence sports (the Hunger Games, for example, helped archery’s growth in the youth market) and right now, all eyes are on... more >>


FIFAHQ

What Could FIFA’s Potential Relocation to the USA Mean to Soccer?

October 7, 2021

FIFA is never far from the headlines these days. After floating a trial plan to change the World Cup to every two years, and while visiting host... more >>



OhioPRA

Sport Venues – New Trends that Maximize Economic Impact

October 1, 2021

To maximize economic impact in sports tourism, it is essential to stay current with trends in the industry, not the least of which pertains to... more >>


UniversitySouthernMS

An Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series

September 1, 2021

This economic impact analysis study focuses on the estimated impact of hosting a smaller, annual sporting event, the 2013 Dixie Angels Softball World... more >>


AKC

The Economic Benefits of Hosting AKC Dog Show Events

August 1, 2021

The American Kennel Club created a survey to assess spending on AKC dog events in all regions of the country. The goal was to identify spending in... more >>


ResearchGate

The Economic Impact of a Marathon as a Sports Tourism Event

July 1, 2021

Marathons are sport tourism events taking place in many cities around the globe. Economic impact studies have shown that there exist positive... more >>


NRPA

Youth Sports at Park and Recreation Agencies

June 1, 2021

Park and recreation professionals and their agencies are major providers of both organized and unorganized sports program facilities across the... more >>



Cabarrus1

Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>


SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


MBSCFD

Make Every Minute Count at The Beach: Myrtle Beach, SC

August 18, 2021

When you plan your sports event, practice or tournament at The Beach, serious competition is followed by serious playtime. more >>


Springfield

Springfield, Illinois: The Place Where Legendary Events are Made

June 7, 2021

Springfield, Illinois is nestled in the heart of the Midwest and situated along the iconic Route 66. It is a place where families experience one of... more >>


Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


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