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Tracey Schelmetic

TraceySchelmetic

Tracey Schelmetic is a freelancer writer for Due North Media. Her articles appear on the websites of Contact Professional and Sports Destination Management.


Article | December 2, 2015
Texas Tech to Add New Indoor Sport Center   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In early November, Texas Tech officials held a press conference to announce to the public final concept plans for the school’s planned 159,000...more >>


Article | December 2, 2015
Appleton, WI, Other Cities, Raise Hotel Room Taxes for Sports Tourism   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While many cities have an agenda to lure more dollars into their economy, they are often unwilling to do so at the expense of already-burned...more >>


Article | December 2, 2015
Windsor, Ontario, to Create “Sports Tourism Czar”   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Sports commissioner? Think of a term with a more international flavor when it comes to Canada. The City of Windsor, Ontario recently voted to hire a...more >>


Article | December 2, 2015
Trending Now: American Employees Being Offered More Paid Vacation Time   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Americans love to travel. That’s not exactly news to sports event planners, who spend plenty of time investigating sites and comparing cities in...more >>


Article | December 2, 2015
Shorter Customs Lines for Sports Events? There’s an App for That   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Traveling internationally for sports events in a post 9/11 world is a daunting prospect, to say the least. In fact, it might be the only thing that...more >>


Article | December 2, 2015
Airlines Will Collect Record Numbers of Passenger Fees in 2015   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Airline passengers grumble a lot about a variety of things: late or cancelled flights, high (and inconsistent) airfares, uncomfortable seats, bland...more >>


Article | November 18, 2015
Illinois Town Funds Youth Sports with Revenue from Video Gambling   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The city of Crestwood, Illinois, is using video gambling revenue to give youth sports a boost. The Video Gaming Act, established in 2009 by the...more >>


Article | November 18, 2015
Erie County, OH, Signs Agreement for $24 Million Youth Sports Complex   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In an effort to lure more youth sports teams – and the spectators they bring – to the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio, Erie County commissioners...more >>


Article | November 4, 2015
Shooting for a Younger Demographic   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Interest in gun sports among youth is climbing. In some states, high school-based skeet and trap shooting teams are making headway among students who...more >>


Article | November 4, 2015
Canada’s ParticipACTION Hopes to Activate Sedentary Kids   

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A study conducted recently found that Canadians, kids and adults, spend what is considered an undue amount of time per day being sedentary.


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