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AAU Diving Championship Coming to Noblesville, Indiana

July 30, 2020

The AAU Diving Championships will be held in Noblesville, Indiana, from August 1-4 at the Forest Park Aquatic Center. more >>


FLW_Fishing

La Crosse Readies for Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Mississippi River presented by OPTIMA Batteries

July 29, 2020

A field of 204 professional anglers from FLW and Major League Fishing are set to visit the Mississippi River in La Crosse, WI. more >>


RACVB

Rockford Announces Big Wins in Travel Tournaments

July 28, 2020

From now through mid-August, eight tournaments are bringing $2.1 million of tourism economic impact into the region. more >>


KiwanisSkiClub

Kiwanis Ski Club Announces Changes to Ski Hill in Iron Mountain

July 28, 2020

Kiwanis Ski Club has begun renovation of the Pine Mountain ski jumping hill at Iron Mountain, located in Michigan. more >>


PGATOUR

Updates on Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup

July 23, 2020

Both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played one year later than originally planned. more >>



Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


WestMi

West Michigan Sports Commission Hosted Most Sporting Events and Athletes/Visitors plus Booked Most Hotel Nights in Single Year

May 18, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted 99 events in 2019, attracting the most athletes and visitors in one year at 230,382. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Milwaukee area hotels offering special rates for first responders, essential personnel

May 4, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee has launched a website to highlight area hotels offering discounts to first responders and essential personnel. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Senior Sales Manager Marissa Werner Promoted to Director of Sports Development

March 23, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee announced that Marissa Werner has been promoted to director of sports development. 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

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

Kubb Article | July 30, 2020
Inside Events: The U.S. National Kubb Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport has been called “Viking Chess” and it has quite the niche following. The U.S. National Kubb Championship, held annually in Eau Claire...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


Waupaca Article | July 16, 2020
Game On for Youth Sports as Summer Tournaments Begin

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

The youth sports scene doesn’t just have signs of life, it has some great case studies of success. You just need to know where to look. Across...   More>>


LiveStream Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>



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