Fayetteville

Top Table Tennis Pros Ready to Play in Fayetteville

August 7, 2020

Four of the top table tennis players in the United States will be competing for $3000 at the 2020 Butterfly Primerica Sandhills Open on August 14-16. more >>


New Balance

New Balance Falmouth Road Race Has a New Twist for 2020

August 7, 2020

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is offering registrants a twist, based on the 100th-fastest time from the 2019 race. more >>


SFIA

SFIA Hosting "Back on Track"

August 7, 2020

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association hosts "Back on Track: Insights and Strategies" as a virtual conference on rebooting. more >>


AAU

AAU Announces New Dates for Wrestling Championship at the West Coast Junior Olympic Games

August 7, 2020

AAU has shared an update regarding its wrestling championships, to be held in conjunction with the West Coast Junior Olympics. more >>


ITA

Tennis for America Launches in Sites Across the Nation

August 7, 2020

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has launched a new national program, Tennis for America (TFA). more >>



EventConnect

EventConnect Announces Hiring of Four New Veterans

August 5, 2020

EventConnect, provider of Event and Sports Tourism Management software, announced the hiring of four veteran industry experts. more >>


ValleyForge

VFTCB Releases New Valley Forge National Historical Park Video

August 3, 2020

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) debuted a brand-new video showcasing Valley Forge National Historical Park. more >>


DucksUnlimited

Doug Schoenrock Elected President of Ducks Unlimited

August 3, 2020

The Alabama resident becomes the organization's 45th president. more >>


US_BC

US Bowling Congress Announces Updates to Scholarship Program

August 3, 2020

The Scholarship Management and Account Reporting for Tenpins policy recently was updated; here are the details. more >>


EnterpriseFlorida

Enterprise Florida Awarding Grants for Virtual Trade Shows

August 3, 2020

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is launching another resource to help Florida companies safely build their international business connections. more >>



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FISE Pivots to Offer an Unprecedented 2021 Bidding Opportunity

August 1, 2021

Want to jump into the event hosting marketplace in a BIG way? FISE, the international governing body of action sports, is offering a new hybrid event... more >>


XFL

From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

August 4, 2020

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne... more >>


PPP

Next Two Weeks Critical to Tourism Getting a Piece of the PPP Pie

August 2, 2020

Will CVBs, sports commissions and others who promote the travel economy at last get a piece of the PPP pie? The Senate recently introduced its... more >>


IOC

On Anniversary of 1980 Olympics, Time to Reflect on Effect of Boycott

August 2, 2020

Exactly 40 years ago, the U.S., in protest of Russia’s invasion of Afghanistan, did not send Team USA to the Olympics in Moscow. Other nations... more >>


AAU

AAU and Orlando Make Big Statement About Success

July 31, 2020

One small step? More like one big tournament. AAU’s recent Junior Volleyball Nationals at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando were a... more >>



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Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic

August 1, 2020

This study estimates the economic contributions that can be reasonably attributed to the six-day red snapper season in August 2018 based on... more >>


SFASFM

COVID-19: Response and Reopen

July 30, 2020

SFA/SFM presents this information to help venue owners, operators and staff work together to develop a comprehensive plan for not only reopening... more >>


NIH

Pedal-Assist Mountain Bikes: A Pilot Study Comparison of the Exercise Response, Perceptions, and Beliefs of Experienced Mountain Bikers

July 1, 2020

As the cycling event industry changes, e-bikes (also known as pedal-assist), event owners will want to examine the efficacy of adding a category for... more >>


US_Travel

The Impact of Sports on the Travel Industry

June 1, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association notes that more than 150 million individuals attended professional sporting events in 2018 across the five major sports... more >>


NFHS

Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities

May 20, 2020

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has created this document as guidance on how state associations can consider... more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... more >>


MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


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