StateGamesofmi

Meijer State Games of Michigan Hosting First Virtual Games Now Through June 30

June 1, 2020

Meijer State Games of Michigan will be hosting its first Virtual Games starting now through June 30. more >>


NWSL

NWSL Announces Return to Play Day

June 1, 2020

The National Women’s Soccer League returns on June 27 with a 25-game tournament, the first United States sports league to return to play. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Events for Women's Golf Day

June 1, 2020

Troon has announced events on June 1 and June 2 in honor of Women's Golf Day. more >>


RoadRunner

Road Runner Sports to Host Virtual Race for Global Running Day

June 1, 2020

Road Runner Sports will host a national virtual race on June 3 which is Global Running Day. more >>


MLF

MLF Restarts the Bass Pro Tour June 7-12

June 1, 2020

Fresh off the COVID-19 hiatus, Major League Fishing has announced the restart of its Bass Pro Tour. more >>



US_SportsCongress

US Sports Congress Announces the Launch of Strategic Partnership with Sports Destination Management Magazine

May 21, 2020

US Sports Congress LLC announces the launch of an exclusive strategic partnership with Sports Destination Management Magazine (SDM). more >>


Watchfire

Watchfire Signs Selected for Video Board at Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College

June 1, 2020

Watchfire Signs was selected by Nazareth College to manufacture a video board for its new Golisano Training Center. more >>


PGATOUR

Morgan Hoffmann awarded 2020 PGA TOUR Courage Award

June 1, 2020

The PGA TOUR announced that Morgan Hoffmann has been named the recipient of the PGA TOUR Courage Award more >>


FIG

VTB extends its partnership with the FIG for 2020

June 1, 2020

VTB has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for 2020. more >>


ValleyForge

Valley Forge Sports Partners with Huddle Up Group

June 1, 2020

The Huddle Up Group has partnered with Valley Forge Sports to conduct a sports tourism strategic plan, the organization announced. more >>



PBCShootCtr

With Gun Sales on the Rise, Shooting Venues are in the Right Place

June 1, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic, outdoor sports, including fishing, kayaking, cycling, hiking and running, have flourished. The opening of a new shooting... more >>


BeachStay

Summer Travel Forecast Includes Better Economic Impact

June 1, 2020

The forecast for this summer is, okay, we’ll be honest, not 100 percent sunny but lots brighter than it was two months ago. At least those are the... more >>


HSSports

High School Sports Ready to Take the Field…in Stages

May 26, 2020

With many states starting the reopening process, high school sports may be on the way back as well, at least in certain areas. In some cases, that... more >>


WTU

Up for Bid and Open for Business: World Triathlon’s 2021 Events

May 23, 2020

Need some more proof the sports economy is restarting? Here it is: The International Triathlon Union has opened the bidding processes for the 2020... more >>


Flushots

With a Vaccine Under Review, Will Youth Sports Develop a Policy?

May 22, 2020

If an anti-COVID vaccine becomes available, will youth sports require it? It’s impossible to say, considering that a vaccine is still in the... 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 >>


ESA

The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide

May 18, 2020

The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide is a collective work by event industry professionals to help peers who are planning to reopen during the... more >>


BEA

Growth of the U.S. Outdoor Recreation Economy

May 1, 2020

The U.S. outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($427.2 billion) of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017. The Outdoor... more >>


BCW

Host City Survey: An Overview of the Impact of COVID-19 on Sports Events

April 6, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has taken the world by surprise and has brought great strain upon all parts of society, including cities and organizations... 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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