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SDM2021
Article | August 1, 2021
Nominate NOW for 2020 & 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

SDM wants to salute events held in either 2020 or 2021 that have helped our industry not just survive but thrive. New this year is a special... More>>



NFL
Article | September 12, 2021
NFL 2021 Numbers Herald a Winning Season   

The NFL has kicked off and indications are good that this year will be one for the ages. Team officials for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have noted all... More>>



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Article | September 11, 2021
Get Ready for a National Youth Sports Bill of Rights   

Athletes everywhere are standing up for their rights. From the college level (hello, NIL) to the gymnasts who came to prominence in the Larry Nassar... More>>



Spikeball
Article | September 10, 2021
Spikeball Contributing to the Sports Tourism Bounceback   

Headlines in SDM’s news seem to have a common theme. Spikeball National Tour Comes to Monroe, Washington. Spikeball Tournament Series to Debut in... More>>



Cover
Article | September 10, 2021
Spectator Safety & Security Survey an Important Read for Event Owners   

What do spectators want from security when they go to games and tournaments? The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at... More>>



HSFB
Article | September 10, 2021
Why is High School Football Moving Out of State?   

More away games? Most likely. A number of high school football teams have made headlines recently as they shift away from regularly playing others in... More>>



Rodeo
Article | September 9, 2021
Rodeos Becoming the Cash Cow for Local Communities   

Who knew rodeo was such a cash cow for communities? (Rodeos, that’s who). As we head into fall (the traditional end of the season for those bull... More>>



SportAccord
Article | September 9, 2021
Up for Bid: SportAccord’s Two Events   

Ready to host a gathering of some of the most influential sports figures in the world? Check out the RFPs for the 2023 SportAccord World Sport &... More>>



NTBA
Article | September 9, 2021
Inside Events: National Travel Basketball Association   

The National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) hosts tournaments across the country for boys and girls from 3rd through 12th grades. With the... More>>



ParalympicGolf
Article | September 8, 2021
Is Golf a Long Shot for the 2028 Los Angeles Paralympics?   

Now that golf is back in the Olympics, golfers with physical challenges would like to see it added to the Paralympics. Whether it will is up for... More>>



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