FortWayne

March Madness Returns to Fort Wayne This Year

January 26, 2022

Fort Wayne is set to host the championships through 2026. more >>


PGAShow

PGA Show Marks Triumphant Return

January 26, 2022

PGA of America and PGA Golf Exhibitions announced that more than 600 golf brands are participating in person at the 2022 PGA Show. more >>


BJKCup

Billie Jean King Cup Coming to Asheville

January 26, 2022

The USTA has announced that the U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the third time in five years. more >>


Bassmaster

Schedule Announced For 2022 Bassmaster Kayak Series With New AOY Award

January 26, 2022

Anglers on the Bassmaster Kayak Series powered by TourneyX will visit six states, pursuing the new Old Town Bassmaster Kayak AOY title. more >>


RunningUSA

2022 Running USA Industry Conference Coming to Florida

January 26, 2022

The 2022 Running USA Industry Conference will be held in-person February 20-22, 2022, at Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World. more >>



USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris Extended Through 2028

January 24, 2022

Harris began with USA Triathlon in September 2017, and will guide USA Triathlon through its 2021-2028 Strategic Plan, Elevate 2028. more >>


WashingtonCounty

Washington County Visitors Association Announces New Personnel

January 24, 2022

The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) is pleased to announce that Luke Zak has joined the organization as its new Sports Destination... more >>


GuaranteedRate

Guaranteed Rate Joins Major League Fishing as Official Sponsor for 2022 Season

January 24, 2022

Guaranteed Rate, a top 5 retail mortgage lender in the USA, is an Official Sponsor of the 2022 MLF Bass Pro Tour and 2022 MLF Cups. more >>


AthletesUnited

TGA Premier Sports Acquired By Youth Athletes United

January 24, 2022

TGA Premier Sports (TGA), the largest youth sports franchisor specializing in junior golf, has been acquired by Youth Athletes United. more >>


THRU

USA Cycling Signs with THRU to Ship Member Bikes across the USA

January 24, 2022

USA Cycling has confirmed a partnership with bike shipping specialist THRU as the national governing body’s official bike transport sponsor. more >>



NHL

Without NHL Players, USA Creating Ice Hockey Team from Scratch

January 17, 2022

Without NHL athletes able to play in the Winter Olympics, the USA has assembled one of the youngest teams ever, including NCAA student athletes and... more >>


AthleteWheelchair

Researchers Focusing on Concussions Among Athletes in Wheelchairs

January 17, 2022

It might be a little-known area of sports medicine but it’s nonetheless a pressing concern. As parasports events become more prevalent, the need to... more >>


XC

Could Cross Country Be on the Comeback Trail to the Olympics?

January 17, 2022

Could cross country running return to the Olympics? It was all the way back in summer of 2020 that we first heard the rumblings – then silence. But... more >>


CricketWorldCup

The USA is Co-Host of a Cricket World Cup - Will It Launch the Sport Here?

January 16, 2022

The international cricket community hopes a recent successful bid, in conjunction with Cricket West Indies, to host the 2024 T20 World Cup in the USA... more >>


FIFAWorldCup

Destinations Winding Up the Spin Cycle to Host 2026 World Cup Games

January 15, 2022

We still don’t have the final announcement (FIFA! How long will this take?) but that hasn’t stopped candidate cities nationwide from winding up... more >>



ResearchGate

Esports Venues: A New Business Opportunity

January 1, 2022

This paper briefly describes the development of esports as well as discusses the current trends in esports spectator consumption. Moreover, current... more >>


Lincoln

Pickleball Report 2019

December 1, 2021

Multiple benefits have been noted by towns that have installed pickleball facilities. This study takes a deep dive into the economic, physical and... more >>


SoCar

The Economic Impact of Tennis in South Carolina

November 1, 2021

This aim of this study was to estimate the economic value of eighteen junior tournaments held in South Carolina in 2019. Factors in the survey... 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 >>



Holland

The Best Aquatic Center Around - Now Even Better!

January 18, 2022

Holland Aquatic Center in Holland, Michigan, has always had the lock on everything event owners need for competitive swimming and diving. But now,... more >>


Lancaster

Bring Your Team to Lancaster, PA!

December 23, 2021

Lancaster County has all the amenities of a big city but with its own distinctive style, great venues, 9,000 guest rooms and plenty of fun. more >>


Reach

Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA: More Convenient, More Fun, More Help, More Facilities

November 30, 2021

It’s time you met Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Easily accessed, well-appointed and just plain IMPOSSIBLE not to enjoy, this is... more >>


ElPaso

Groups Play More in El Paso

November 11, 2021

Sports event planners have discovered El Paso is sun soaked, warm and always ready for kickoffs, tip-offs and starting guns, with the best venues... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


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Destination Spotlights

Florence Case study | January 21, 2022
Florence Athletics & Sports Tourism: Full Life. Full Forward.   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The City of Florence, South Carolina is fast becoming a growing destination for sports tourism due to location, construction of new athletics... More>>


blank Case study | November 1, 2021
When Hosting, The World Equestrian Center-Ocala Doesn’t Horse Around   

By: Judy Leand

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is situated on 6,000 acres of gorgeous rolling hills the heart of North-Central Florida, a locale known as the... More>>


Smaller Case study | September 4, 2021
Olympic City USA Unveils ‘City for Champions’ Venues   

By: Michael Popke

The 2020 Olympics were postponed until this summer, but that didn’t stop Colorado Springs, Colorado (home of the United States Olympic & Paralympic... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Lake Erie Shores & Islands: Ready to Help Event Owners   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... More>>



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