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Windy City Curling Center Welcomes First Bonspiel

July 17, 2019

The first bonspiel to be held at the newly constructed Windy City Curling Center will take place from July 18-21, 2019. more >>


Rockford

National Softball Association North Central B-C World Series Slides Into Rockford Today

July 17, 2019

Visit Beloit and the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau have teamed up for a home run for sports tourism in the Stateline. more >>


TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


BasketballCAmps

Locations for Youth Basketball Camps Announced

July 17, 2019

The NCAA has selected locations and dates for its newly created youth development college basketball camps. more >>


Intel

Intel Extreme Masters Coming to Chicago

July 16, 2019

ESL and Intel have announced that Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) will take place in Chicago from July 20-21. more >>



LakeERie

Christopher Lewis Joins Lake Erie Shores & Islands as Sports Tourism Manager

June 24, 2019

Amherst native Christopher Lewis has joined the Lake Erie Shores & Islands group accounts team as Sports Tourism Manager. more >>


FoxCities

Fox Cities Champion Center Announces Naming Rights Partner

May 28, 2019

Fox Cities Sports Development announced a partnership with Community First Credit Union for naming rights of the Fox Cities Champion Center. more >>


WestMi

2018 was Banner Year with Sports Tourism in West Michigan

April 15, 2019

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted the most youth and amateur sporting events in a single year in its history in 2018. more >>


WestMichigan

West Michigan Sports Commission Announces Landmark Sports Event Hosting in 2018

March 4, 2019

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted the most youth and amateur sporting events in a single year in its history with 88 events in 2018. more >>


USPEA

US Equestrian Names Additional USEF/USPEA Para-Equestrian Dressage Center of Excellence

January 21, 2019

US Equestrian (USEF) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) announced a new Center of Excellence (COE). more >>



LSSCAerial

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

May 2, 2018

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

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>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>


Articles

blank Article | April 30, 2009
The Water's Fine: America's Swimming Facilities

By: Juli Anne Patty

Swimming is one of the world’s most popular sports, and it is America's largest participatory sport. According to USA Swimming, the national...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2009
Finding Facilities that Can Lead to a Homerun Event for Everyone

By: Evan Shoemake

Baseball in the U.S. dates back to the mid-1800s. Played by individuals of all ages, gender and skill-levels, baseball is considered an American...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2008
Between the Boards: A Few Phenomenal Hockey Facilities

By: Juli Anne Patty

It's an event people remember for the rest of their lives. The family gets all bundled up. They don their fan jerseys. They gather around the ice for...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2008
Road & Track Destinations: Managing the Dynamics

By: Evan Shoemake

Athletes who will voluntarily run 26.2 miles or race a car at 200 mph around a track or swim, bike and run in excess of one hundred miles in a few...   More>>



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