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US Youth Soccer Shares News of National League Schedules

September 23, 2020

US Youth Soccer has announced a line-up of events for fall 2020. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA TOUR Shares Updates on Presidents Cup, Ruder Cup

September 23, 2020

The Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played in 2021, one year later than originally planned. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Confirms Changes to Previously Scheduled Events

September 21, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, IRONMAN has confirmed changes to the status of its events in Ohio and Santa Rosa, California. more >>


MI

Great Lakes Relaxed Bike Tour Ready to Roll

September 17, 2020

Pure Michigan has news of a week-long road cycling trip through the east end of the Upper Peninsula. more >>


Toyota

Toyota Series Northern Division Continues

September 15, 2020

The Toyota Series Northern Division will continue with a tournament in Trenton, MI, Sept. 17-19, with the Toyota Series at Detroit River. 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 >>



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

blank Article | May 21, 2020
Fields of Hope

By: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Catering to Senior Athletes

By: Mike Guswiler

As destinations attract sports tournaments to their cities and regions, it’s a natural inclination to pursue the prestigious, high-profile events....   More>>


MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


OnllineAuditions Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>



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