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2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 19, 2018

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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2019 Americas Cup Championship of Clubs Announced by USA Roller Sports

December 7, 2018

Orlando will be home to some of the best competitive roller skating nationwide in early 2019. more >>


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The Cheez-It Bowl Coming on December 26

December 7, 2018

A new era of college football begins as Kellogg’s Cheez-It® brand is announced as the title sponsor of the newly-named Cheez-It® Bowl. more >>


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Utah to Host 2019 ISF World Championships

December 7, 2018

Utah will host the International Ski Federation’s 2019 World Championships for freestyle, freeskiing and snowboarding. more >>



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Selkirk Sport Domestic Success Spurs Global Growth in Sport of Pickleball

December 3, 2018

With more than 100 ambassadors, Selkirk Sport announced plans to expand distribution of its pickleball paddles to new global markets more >>


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NFHS Network, New York State Association Reach Agreement to Stream State Championships

December 3, 2018

The NFHS Network will stream championship events of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. more >>


BEA

New Report Recognized Economic Impact of Fishing

December 3, 2018

A report recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant contributor to the U.S. economy is getting support from industry groups. more >>


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B.A.S.S. Celebrates The 50th Birthday Of The B.A.S.S. Nation

December 3, 2018

50 years ago, Harold Sharp, a railroad employee who loved to fish, became the second member of the new Bass Anglers Sportsman Society. more >>



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2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

November 19, 2018

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable... more >>


USL

Inside Events: Urban Sports League

November 28, 2018

Participating in sports teaches lifelong lessons, and the Urban Sports League seeks to foster these in its participants. The organization which... more >>


Concussion

Concussion Round-Up: Latest Developments Event Owners Should Know About CTE Issues

November 28, 2018

From a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics to groundbreaking research linking repeated concussions to suicidal behavior later in life,... more >>


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SafeSport: Will it Actually Protect Young Athletes or is it just Lip Service?

November 28, 2018

When Congress passed the the Safe Sport Act, the hope was that it would spur the prompt reporting of incidents to law-enforcement officials. Yet a... more >>



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eSports Graduates to the Big Leagues: Insights from Deloitte

December 1, 2018

With competitive gaming drawing larger audiences, eSports is filling arenas and boosting bottom lines for game publishers and event owners. more >>


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Major League Baseball Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study

November 1, 2018

This study shows overall economic impact, jobs supported, and associated wages for the state of Florida for MLB Florida Spring Training. more >>


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Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy

October 1, 2018

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. more >>


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Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina

September 1, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. more >>



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Open Up to Dedication: Snohomish County

November 28, 2018

Welcome to PNW Sports and Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Snohomish County is 15 miles... more >>


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Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


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Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


RoundRock

Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>


RockyMount

Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>


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