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MeijerSportsComplex

New Sports Complex Debuts in West Michigan; Meijer is the Title Sponsor

May 11, 2021

Meijer is the new naming rights partner of the WMSC’s flagship baseball/softball complex in Rockford – the Meijer Sports Complex. more >>


Lansing

Greater Lansing to Host 2021 NCAA DIII Women’s Golf National Championship

May 10, 2021

The event brings 25 schools with 131 athletes from across the country, to battle it out, May 11-14 at East Lansing’s Forest Akers West. more >>


USA_MastersGames

USA Masters Games Coming Up in June

May 10, 2021

The 2020 USA Masters Games now held June 24 – 27, 2021, for all athletes in the United States as well as internationally. more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Continues Nationwide Expansion, Announcing New Tournaments

May 7, 2021

Warrior Soccer has continued its nationwide expansion, with tournaments being announced in multiple states. more >>


ProAmBeachSoccer

Pro-Am Beach Soccer Releases Initial Tournaments for 2021

May 5, 2021

Pro-Am Beach Soccer has released a number of dates and locations for tournaments scheduled this summer. more >>



SportsMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Debuts Sports Milwaukee

April 12, 2021

VISIT Milwaukee has unveiled the logo for Sports Milwaukee, a new division to market the city as an ideal destination for sports events. more >>


Aurora

Aurora Area CVB Wins Community Service Award

March 29, 2021

Two Illinois parks and rec organizations gave the Aurora Area CVB a Community Service Award from the Fox Valley Park District. more >>


Workday

Workday Joins PGA TOUR as Sponsor in 2022

February 22, 2021

Workday, Inc. will become the new presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, with a 10-year agreement beginning in 2022. more >>


Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee Approves Resolution for Convention Center Expansion Financing

February 22, 2021

The Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee approved financing a $420 million convention center expansion project. more >>


MidwayCentral

Midway Central Station Hires General Manager

February 1, 2021

Wade Welsh has been announced as the individual chosen to lead the team at the Bedford Park, Illinois, sports and recreation venue. more >>



LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


White Papers

UW-Lacrosse Whitepaper | March 1, 2021
Tournament Angling in Wisconsin: The Economic Impact of Bass, Salmon and Walleye Fishing Tournaments on Host Communities   

This study investigated the economic impacts of tournament angling, specifically bass, salmon and walleye fishing tournaments on host communities in... More>>


ChicagoMarathon Whitepaper | March 1, 2019
Economic Impact of the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon   

The 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated a record-setting $338 million in estimated impact. More>>


TraverseCity Whitepaper | February 1, 2017
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. More>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


Destination Spotlights

DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it unveiled an attraction... More>>


DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

A sports planner’s wish list might include excellent venues, from green fields to fishing lakes to state-of-the-art indoor facilities. Then, of... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Big Dreams and Big Ten Teams   

By: Michael Popke

Big Ten university cities boast plenty of sports venues, high-profile events and friendly people. Champaign County, home of the University of... More>>


Articles

LibertyPark Article | December 30, 2020
New Sports Complex Developments in Works for Post-COVID Era

By: Michael Popke

Sports complexes around the country might have hosted fewer events or even remained closed throughout 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But a...   More>>


NFHS Article | December 17, 2020
NFHS: All States Expected to be Playing High School Sports in 2021

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The headline alone provides a much-needed shot of optimism. The National Federation of State High School Associations has stated, “With 2021 around...   More>>


HS Soccer Article | December 6, 2020
With Phoenix Stopping Tournaments, Event Owners Look to Texas, Florida

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports are starting to bear an eerie and unpleasant resemblance to a wagon train of settlers trying to find a decent place to live – but...   More>>


Lawsuits Article | November 8, 2020
Judges to Parents: No Suit for You

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some parents have moved their kids over state lines so that they could play sports this fall. Others have tried to get around testing. Another tactic...   More>>



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