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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


USA_WaterPolo

USA Water Polo Holiday Cup Coming to New Jersey this Weekend

December 13, 2019

The USA Water Polo Women's National Team will call DeNunzio Pool and Princeton University home this weekend for the 2019 Holiday Cup. more >>


US_OPC

Team USA Ready to Meet The Press in March

December 13, 2019

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced details regarding the 2020 Team USA Media Summit. more >>


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Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon Reveals Details of Event

December 13, 2019

The Coastal Running Fest includes a marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and kids marathon (a 1.2 mile fun run). more >>


USA_Curl

Cedar Rapids named host city for 2021 USA Curling National Championships

December 13, 2019

USA Curling’s top event head to Cedar Rapids in 2021 marking the first time the Men’s and Women’s National Championships will take place in... more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County Sports Venue Receives National Recognition

December 11, 2019

One of Loudoun’s premier sports complexes received national recognition last week from the Senior Softball-USA organization. more >>


Bentonville

Visit Bentonville Announces New Sports Sales Manager

December 11, 2019

Chad Musteen, a University of Arkansas graduate and former college baseball player, has joined the Bentonville team as Sports Sales Manager. more >>


Springfield

Springfield, Missouri, CVB Hires Content Coordinator

December 9, 2019

Madison Russell has joined the staff of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau as content coordinator. more >>


SPIBelt

Austin Marathon and SPIbelt Continue 13-Year Partnership

December 9, 2019

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon welcomes the return of SPIbelt as the Official Race Belt. more >>



IndustryLeadershipLeadIn

Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 1, 2019

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award... more >>


MiLB

“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

December 11, 2019

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a... more >>


Sasquatch

Say Yes to the Yeti: Mystery-Monster a Trend on 2020 Calendar

December 11, 2019

Last summer’s Internet phenomenon to Storm Area 51 turned out to be a big bust but organizers learned something: people are interested in mythical... more >>


Deerhead

Iowa City Closes Parks So Sharpshooters Can Target High Deer Population

December 11, 2019

Well, this is a new one. Eight public parks in Iowa City are closed most of December while sharpshooters work to reduce an enormously overburdened... more >>


BoxingGloves

IOC Pulling No Punches in Attempting to Clean Up Boxing

December 11, 2019

The sport of boxing has been busy trying to clean up its act over the last few months. The 36 judges and referees who officiated matches in Rio were... more >>



BowlingGreen

The Motivation of Seniors: Why They Participate in the Senior Games

December 1, 2019

It is well known that physical exercise can promote individuals' healthy lifestyles and physical condition, and many research studies have been done... more >>


ACSM

ACSM Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends

November 1, 2019

What sports will be in? What will tie in with current travel offerings? The American Society of Sports Medicine's Annual Survey of Fitness Trends... 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 >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

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


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... more >>


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Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established its reputation as a prime sports destination, boasting great Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent sports... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>



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