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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 >>


PalmBeach

IWLCA Presidents Cup and Fall Debut Coming to Palm Beach

November 21, 2019

This weekend, the Palm Beaches will be home to the largest lacrosse showcase on the globe. more >>


TrailRacing

Brazos Bend 100 Trail Race Sells Out Every Distance

November 21, 2019

Brazos Bend 100 is the largest ultramarathon event in Texas and the site for the 2019 USATF 100 Mile Trail National Championship. more >>


500Fest

Events of 500 Festival Announced

November 21, 2019

The 500 Festival, celebrating the Indianapolis 500, is set for May 2, 2020. Events, including the mini-marathon, have been announced. more >>


US_Quidditch

Richmond, Virginia, to Host 2020 Quidditch World Cup

November 21, 2019

The International Quidditch Association (IQA) announced Richmond, Virginia as the host city for the 2020 World Cup. more >>



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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 >>


Cary

Cary Tennis Park Given US Tennis Association’s Highest Facility Honor as the 2019 Featured Facility Award Winner

November 18, 2019

The Cary Tennis Park has received one of the highest honors bestowed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body. more >>


PositiveCoachingAlliance

Chris Moore to Succeed Founder Jim Thompson as CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance

November 18, 2019

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) has announced that Chris Moore will succeed the organization’s founder as CEO. more >>


TDSports

TD Sports West Becomes Official Portable Tennis Court Supplier of 2019 USPTA World Conference Presented by Havana Bob's

November 18, 2019

TD Sports West will install a full-size tennis court in the convention space at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


Givex

Givex Forms Partnership with Winnipeg Football Club

November 18, 2019

Givex announced a partnership with the Winnipeg Football Club that sees its point-of-sale and loaded ticket technologies deployed. 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 >>


OregonProject

Nike's Shutdown of The Oregon Project Won't Hurt Track Town USA

November 13, 2019

Not good, coach, not good. Nike has discontinued the elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by celebrated track coach Alberto Salazar,... more >>


USATeam

Inside Events: USA Football

November 13, 2019

When reports showed participation in traditional football had dipped at the high school level, there was speculation that it was attributable to... more >>


GobblerShoe

With Thanksgiving Around the Corner, Time to Trot Out the 5K

November 13, 2019

While malls and merchants are gearing up for Black Friday – which is, after all, a little more than two weeks away – sports event organizers are... more >>


ScamAlertSmaller

Sports Parents Being Targeted by Fly-by-Night College Recruitment Companies

November 13, 2019

Felicity Huffman just got out of jail. Lori Loughlin is facing new charges. And now, crimes surrounding college recruitment have hit a new low. Fake... 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 >>


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 >>



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 >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


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Poll

Does the use of homeshares (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.) significantly affect the lodging economy at sports events?
Yes, I think it makes a significant difference
No, I don't think so
I think it depends on the event and the athlete
I don't know
   
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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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