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Spartan Trail Ready to Launch

December 2, 2020

Spartan Trail and ATRA are at the start line with a series of nationwide events designed to challenge athletes. more >>


DrumstickDash

Updated Recipe for the Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash

November 13, 2020

Get the skinny on a turkey trot that is actually running live this year. more >>


NAIA

Women’s Lacrosse Championships Awarded to Lawrence Tech

November 11, 2020

Lawrence Technological University has been awarded NAIA's women’s lacrosse national championships in 2022 and 2023. more >>


USA_Swimming

USA Swimming Announces Host Cities for 2020 Toyota US Open

November 11, 2020

USA Swimming has formally announced the nine host sites for the 2020 Toyota US Open event, which runs from November 12-14, 2020. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Unveils National Championship Calendar for 2021

November 10, 2020

USA Triathlon today unveiled the dates and locations for its 2021 National Championships, a robust calendar of events across the country. more >>



VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Launches Community-Wide ‘Bring It Home’ Campaign

November 23, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee is wants all business and community leaders to look to their hometown to host their next board or business meeting. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Wisconsin Center District's New Executive Chef and General Manager Take Food & Beverage Experience to the Next Level

November 9, 2020

High-end, customizable menu options are available to event planners at the Wisconsin Center. 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 >>



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

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>


Whitepaper | January 20, 2010
College Sports 101: A Primer on Money, Athletics, and Higher Education in the 21st Century   

This report offers an overview of the business and economic landscape of intercollegiate athletics, with a particular focus on the Football Bowl... 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 | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


blank Article | March 5, 2020
Booting Up

By: Judy Leand

Soccer remains one of the most popular sports at multiple levels, including high school, where both boys’ and girls’ participation continues to...   More>>


BeautyBeast Article | January 30, 2020
Wrestling and Gymnastics: A Winning Combination

By: Michael Popke

When two entirely dissimilar sports share a venue, what happens? Success, if you’re going by the results of a combination gymnastics and wrestling...   More>>


CoronaVirus Article | January 27, 2020
What Do You Need to Know About the Coronavirus?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The coronavirus, the big, bad bug coming out of Wuhan, in the Hubei Province of China, has been in the news – and even more so since the first U.S....   More>>



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