REdBullHeavyWaters

Red Bull Heavy Water Returning to Famed City By The Bay

October 14, 2019

Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, is headed back to San Francisco. more >>


SeamasterUSOpen

USA Table Tennis Announces 2019 Seamaster US Open

October 14, 2019

USA Table Tennis has announced the confirmed dates and location for the 2019 Seamaster US Open Table Tennis Championships. more >>


SLO

SLO County Ultra Games Coming to Arroyo Grande

October 14, 2019

The inaugural SLO County Ultra Games take place October 26 – 27, 2019 at Lopez Lake in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California. more >>


BocaRatonBowl

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Returning to the Palm Beaches for 2019

October 14, 2019

The Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl will be in a different place on the calendar and on the dial this year. more >>


TCF

Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon Announces Details of Event

October 14, 2019

Michigan’s largest road race and the only race to cross international borders twice expects more than 25,000 runners and 50,000 spectators. more >>



VisitKnoxville

Visit Knoxville Named as Sponsor of Korn Ferry Tour

October 14, 2019

PGA TOUR and TOUR Vision Promotions announced a new partnership for Visit Knoxville as title sponsor of the Korn Ferry Tour’s event in Knoxville. more >>


TNDev

Tennessee Lists Record-Breaking Tourism Economic Impact

October 14, 2019

Tennessee saw 119 million domestic visitors in 2018 and hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Destinations International Honors VisitPITTSBURGH with CDME Designation

October 14, 2019

Individuals from VisitPITTSBURGH were recognized for achieving their CDME certification in St. Louis. more >>


Pepsi

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Names Pepsi as Official Drink

October 14, 2019

Panama City Beach Sports Complex has entered an exclusive beverage rights and sponsorship deal with Buffalo Rock Company. more >>


DelawareTourism

Delaware Tourism Office Hires Ryan Wolfe as Tourism Sports Sales Leader

October 14, 2019

The Delaware Tourism Office has hired Ryan Wolfe as its full-time Tourism Sports Leader. more >>



HSSportsDown

High School Association to Parents: Keep Kids Out of Travel Teams

October 16, 2019

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently spoke out against club sports and travel teams, citing the higher costs, lack of... more >>


MLFFLW

Navigating the Course of the Biggest Merger in Bass Tournament History

October 16, 2019

When Major League Fishing announced last week that it would be acquiring competitive bass giant FLW, the news hit the sports event industry like a... more >>


EliudSubTwo

The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon is in the Books: Prepare for Interest from the Bucket-List Group

October 16, 2019

It finally happened. One man ran a full marathon in less than two hours. No, it wasn’t a major marathon and yes, it was under controlled... more >>


xyray

Gruesome Injury Leads Community to Examine Cause/Effect in Youth Sports

October 16, 2019

While we all hope those freakish and gruesomely newsworthy injuries won’t happen at our games, they occasionally do. A three-sport athlete in... more >>


OuthouseRacing

North American, World Titles on the Line in Wife-Carrying and Outhouse Racing

October 16, 2019

You thought Wiffle ball championships were novel? That’s pretty tame when you realize there are titles on the line for wife carrying and outhouse... more >>



WomensRunning

New Research: Women's Running Report

October 1, 2019

The Women’s Running 2018 Audience Study offers a wealth of market research on America’s fast-growing audience of women runners. more >>


RunSignUp

Race Trends: Annual Statistical Report

September 1, 2019

Do sign-up apps actually help generate increased registration for sports events? This report uses RunSignup’s registration data from the past four... more >>


ASA_Fishing

The Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing

August 1, 2019

Recreational fishing has a significant economic impact on communities throughout the U.S. But what does that really mean? The American... more >>


RunnerClick

Marathon Study and Statistics

July 1, 2019

In this, the largest marathon study of recreational runners ever conducted, researchers compiled a total of 3.5 million marathon records from around... more >>


USFWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

June 1, 2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services has released a survey of 2016 activity with an emphasis on fishing, hunting and wildlife recreation. more >>



WicomicoHPAC

Play Between the Beach and the Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

September 19, 2019

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is an ideal place for families to enjoy while here for tournaments and... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


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