SDM_2019

Nominations Now Open for SDM’s Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Program

September 4, 2019

Nominations are now open for SDM's awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Enter now! more >>


US_PEA

Para-Dressage Athletes Ready to Compete in Tryon this Weekend

September 13, 2019

Para-dressage riders and horses are at the Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort in Mill Spring, N.C. more >>


HighFive

High Five Events Lists Calendar of Races, Marathons, Triathlons and More for 2019, 2020

September 13, 2019

Austin, Texas-based High Five Events has announced a number of competitive events beginning this weekend. more >>


Erie

Hockey Tournament Action Skating into Erie, Starting this Weekend

September 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. more >>


TESPA

TESPA Announces Details of Fall Collegiate Esports Events

September 13, 2019

TESPA, which organizes collegiate esports competitions, has announced the following events. more >>



Minneapolis

Council for Responsible Sport Bestows Silver Level Sustainability Award to NCAA Final Four Event in Minneapolis

September 12, 2019

The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee was awarded silver level sustainability certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


ColoradoSprings

USA Diving Announces Move to Colorado Springs

September 12, 2019

USA Diving is taking the plunge and moving its offices to Olympic City USA. more >>


ToughMudder

Tough Mudder Launches Incubator Program with VJ Shoes Partnership

September 9, 2019

Tough Mudder announced a partnership with VJ Shoes USA, the North American distributor for Finland-based VJ Sport. more >>


ETASafeSport

Abuse Prevention Training to Benefit the Full Spectrum of the Sports Events &Tourism Industry

September 9, 2019

The training will benefit athletes, coaches, volunteers, referees, staff and others attending events hosted by Sports ETA members. more >>


PHLSports

Don Smolenski Appointed Advisory Board Chair of PHL Sports

September 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles executive, known for his fan inclusion and community outreach efforts, succeeds the late David Montgomery. more >>



SDM_2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

September 4, 2019

Nominations are open! SDM wants to recognize sports tourism leaders who have contributed to the industry of sports tourism. more >>


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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

September 4, 2019

The Rock ‘n ’Roll Marathon Series, easily one of the more popular road racing events, combines distance running with a party atmosphere, with... more >>


IndustryLeadership

New Homes for Away Teams

September 4, 2019

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible... more >>


Regional1

Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

September 4, 2019

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging... more >>


DCI

Inside Events: Drum Corps International

September 4, 2019

Known as Marching Music’s Major League, Drum Corps International has been hosting a competitive summer tour of top marching ensembles for more than... 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 >>


RunnerClick

Marathon Study and Statistics

July 1, 2019

In this, the largest marathon study of recreational runners ever conducted, researchers compiled a total of 3.5 million marathon records from around... more >>


USFWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

June 1, 2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services has released a survey of 2016 activity with an emphasis on fishing, hunting and wildlife recreation. more >>


NewZoo

Global eSports Market Report: Trends, Revenues and Audience Toward 2020

May 1, 2019

eSports is continuing to accelerate, growing not just in participants but in the economy it has created, including media rights, venues and the... more >>



PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... 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>>


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‘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>>


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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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Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


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With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>



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