NAtlTrailsDay

National Trails Day to Draw Enthusiasts to Cycle, Hike, Bike and Ride Outdoors

June 4, 2020

This Saturday—June 6—people in every US state will celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. more >>


USA_Tri

Details Announced for Inaugural Endurance Conference

June 4, 2020

The USA Triathlon Foundation is the charity of the Endurance Conference, a new virtual conference for athletes that is set for June 5-7. more >>


OWA

Park at OWA Reopens June 5

June 4, 2020

OWA will officially reopen its amusement park, on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 11 am. more >>


Bassmaster

Elite Event Coming to Lake Eufaula

June 4, 2020

Tournament fishing prepares to restart in June, with the 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series season, B.A.S.S. announced. more >>


NFL_Flag

NFL FLAG Hosting Madden NFL 20 Esports Tournament

June 4, 2020

NFL FLAG has announced its first-ever Madden NFL 20 Tournament powered by Metro Esports. 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 >>



NAIA

Open for Business and Up for Bid: NAIA Winter Celebration of Champions

June 4, 2020

Here’s some very welcome proof the economy is hitting the restart button: The NAIA has opened the bid process to host the 2023 NAIA Winter... more >>


RunningResurgence

A Running Resurgence is on but Large Events May Be on Hold for Now

June 4, 2020

With gyms closed, it’s no surprise that people are lacing up their running shoes, pumping air into their bicycle tires and hitting the roads and... more >>


Soccer

US Soccer, US Youth Soccer Clash on Allowing Travel Tournaments

June 3, 2020

Oh, boy. Talk about a buzz kill. US Soccer has released its return-to-play guidelines for youth soccer, recommending a phased-in approach with... more >>


Buffet

With Breakfast Buffets a Casualty of COVID-19, What Will Replace Them?

June 3, 2020

At first glance, it seems a minor point: buffet-style restaurants will cease to be offered, at least for the foreseeable future, in the ongoing... more >>


Concussions

Study Shows Increase in Concussions Among High School Athletes

June 2, 2020

Just when you thought it was safe to head the ball again… a new study by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Virtual Education... 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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