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Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2021 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

October 21, 2020

Major League Fishing announced today all information regarding the 2021 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine. more >>


FortWayne

Fort Wayne to Host the Division III Men's Basketball Final Four

October 15, 2020

Fort Wayne's Manchester University will continue to serve as the host institution of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Final Four. more >>


GreaterLansing

Greater Lansing Announces Multiple NCAA Championships

October 15, 2020

The NCAA formally announced host locations for championship events in host years 2021-2026. more >>


GolfCourseArch

Indiana University League Opens Course for Play

October 14, 2020

The Pfau course, a new layout at Indiana University designed by Steve Smyers, has opened for play. more >>


FlyingPig

Flying Pig Announces Event Updates

October 12, 2020

The Flying Pig Marathon powered by P&G has announced updates to its events. more >>



Rockford

RACVB Founding President/CEO, Wendy Perks Fisher, Inducted in to Industry Hall of Fame

September 21, 2020

Wendy Perks Fisher, the RACVB’s retired president/CEO, has been inducted into to the Hall of Fame for Destinations International. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


AkronSummit

Jim Mahon Recognized by Crain's Business Cleveland

August 28, 2020

Jim Mahon of the Akron/Summit CVB has been honored by Crain's Cleveland Business. more >>


CommunityFirst

Community First Champion Center Announces Mary Beth Nienhaus Fieldhouse

August 24, 2020

The fieldhouse at the Community First Champion Center is named for local philanthropist, and golf pro Mary Beth Nienhaus. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee launches virtual tour of Milwaukee in advance of DNC

August 13, 2020

Today VISIT Milwaukee unveiled a virtual showcase of the city and the thoughtful, resilient people who make it come together. more >>



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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

SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... 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

BrainEatingAmoeba Article | October 11, 2020
Death from Brain-Eating Amoeba a Tragic Reminder of Risks in Outdoor Facilities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many health concerns, from concussions to cardiac issues, have been overshadowed lately, a recent tragic development is serving as a reminder...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | September 29, 2020
Inside Events: Kings Hammer Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Kings Hammer has become one of the most recognizable youth soccer clubs in the Midwestern United States, and has also recently expanded its...   More>>


PrepHoops Article | September 26, 2020
Community First Champion Center Scores Big Basketball Win

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Creating a successful live sports event right now means working with a lot of moving targets – local restrictions regarding gatherings, medical...   More>>


Bulldogs Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume....   More>>



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