East-South Central


DSTE

DSTE Releases New Details of Event

November 15, 2018

New registration and information details, as well as scheduled events, have been released, regarding the Deep South Turf Expo in Biloxi. more >>


GulfShores

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are Ready to Run for Thanksgiving Weekend

November 14, 2018

The 2018 Run the Beach Half-Marathon series concludes on Saturday, Nov. 24, with a festival of running events. more >>


Foley

Foley Has a November Filled with Soccer Events

November 12, 2018

This November, the facility will play host to an anticipated 5,000 soccer players during the five soccer tournaments it has on the calendar. more >>


Mobile

Mobile Has Full Calendar of Sports in November

November 5, 2018

The Mobile Sports Authority has a full calendar of November sports events, including cheer, swimming, diving, wrestling and football. more >>



ElevateOnCampus

New Venture, Elevate On Campus, Selected by University of Kentucky

November 5, 2018

Elevate Sports Ventures has announced the formation of Elevate On Campus. more >>


Foley

Foley Wins USA Volleyball Award

October 8, 2018

Foley Sports Tourism has been recognized by USA Volleyball Gulf Coast Region with the Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Award. more >>


RockyTop

In Gatlinburg, Rocky Top Sports World Records $45.7 Million in Economic Impact

September 24, 2018

Rocky Top Sports World competed at a higher level, welcoming over 120,000 athletes and spectators in its fourth year of operation. more >>


Strackaline

StrackaLine Scans Kentucky Course For PGA Tour Qualifier

August 27, 2018

StrackaLine has scanned Boone’s Trace National Golf Club in advance of the course hosting a qualifier for the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. more >>



RutherfordMain

Game On in The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

May 29, 2018

This vibrant Southern community, conveniently located just 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, includes the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna,... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>


Havoc

Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | May 30, 2018
A Winning Experience in the Smokies   

By: Peter Francesconi

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Sevierville, Tennessee, area is one of America’s favorite places to visit. In fact,... More>>


blank Case study | July 24, 2017
Uncovering a Sports Gem in Kentucky   

By: Peter Francesconi

There are a lot of reasons to visit Owensboro, nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River in western Kentucky. Music fans are attracted to the... More>>


DS_Sevierville1 Case study | May 1, 2017
"Best Small Town to Visit" Serves Up Volleyball, Gymnastics, Baseball and More   

By: Michael Popke

Already a popular vacation spot with such major attractions as Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Dollywood, Sevierville, Tennessee, also has... More>>


White Papers

Auburn Whitepaper | March 1, 2018
Economic Value of the Tournament Black Bass Fishery on Lake Guntersville, Alabama   

Lake Guntersville, a well-known black bass fishery in the USA, attracts multiple tournaments. This study shows the economic impact of those events. More>>


SuccessfulMeetings Whitepaper | June 1, 2017
The Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series   

A report on the economic impact of a youth sports event. 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>>



Print

Articles

blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


blank Article | November 9, 2018
Serve It Up!

By: Peter Francesconi

The sport of tennis has had some major investments in facilities recently. A few years ago, the U.S. Tennis Association opened its massive USTA...   More>>


HurrMike Article | October 17, 2018
As Hurricane Michael Moves Out, Community Organizations Rush to Help Florida’s Victims

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Multiple sports destinations in Florida and adjacent areas were affected by Hurricane Michael – and likely have had to cancel or reschedule events....   More>>



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