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Game On: The Impact of Youth Sports on a Regional Economy

This white paper takes a look at the economic impact of two youth sports tournaments on the Traverse City, Michigan, region.


Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2017

How can event owners get maximum participation? By aligning with the top fitness trends. The American College of Sports Medicine's survey explains.


FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future

FIFA outlines its intentions for the beautiful game on a forward-going basis in this white paper.


Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area.


Phase Two: Millennial Running Study

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events.


NFHS Annual High School Athletics Participation Survey

The annual survey of sports participation in high schools across the U.S. shows increased participation over the 2014-2015 school year.


Recreational Fishing as Tourism

In addition to being an outdoor recreation activity for residents in each state, fishing can certainly be considered a form of tourism


2013 Super Bowl Visitor Study and Economic Impact

During the week prior to the big game in 2013, there was a substantial economic impact in the New Orleans metro area.


The 2016 North American Camping Report

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports.


Implementing Good Governance Principles in Sports Organizations: The Game Changer

The events of the past 12 months have brought negative attention to sports. How can sports rebuild itself through good governance?