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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


GulfShores

Trot or Bust: Thanksgiving Weekend 2021 Coastal Half Marathon

November 24, 2021

Ate too much turkey and fixings on Thanksgiving? Trot it off with friends and family at the Coastal Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite Destinations Named

November 24, 2021

B.A.S.S. officials are already looking toward a bright future for the Bassmaster Elite with the announcement of the Elite Series slate for 2022. more >>


Bassmaster

2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series Schedule Announced

November 23, 2021

The new schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


GulfShores

Collegiate women’s soccer national championship back in Orange Beach for the ninth year

November 22, 2021

The top 10 teams compete in the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2021, at the Orange Beach Sportsplex more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance® and the Black College Golf Coaches Association Announce Partnership

October 18, 2021

Farmers Insurance has taken big steps to help support and grow diversity in professional golf. more >>


SFC

TNT Sportsplex Selects National Facility Management Firm, Sports Facilities Companies (SFC), As Operating Partner

August 9, 2021

The owners of TNT Sportsplex have selected Sports Facilities Companies to manage and operate their sports and recreation facility. more >>


3n2

3N2 Brings Fresh New Look to Ripken Baseball

August 2, 2021

3N2 has been named as the official apparel and uniform provider to Ripken Baseball and The Ripken Experience™. more >>


WomensBasketball

Women's Basketball HOF Announces New Hire

July 5, 2021

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Smith as Director of Development. more >>



MarshallCounty

Not Just A Water Destination… Marshall County is a Winning Destination

November 1, 2021

North Alabama’s Marshall County is home to the state’s largest lake, Lake Guntersville, and opportunities to play on and off the water. more >>


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Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast

May 12, 2021

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. more >>


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In Huntsville, We’ve Got Space

May 12, 2021

We’ve Got Space” is Huntsville's slogan, appropriate to our history in space exploration, as the home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. more >>


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Experience Foley, Alabama: The Lights, the Action, the Sports Venues!

January 12, 2021

Deep in the heart of the south, there’s a city that unites the community with visitors. Where warm smiles and friendly people are abundant. Where... more >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


White Papers

UniversitySouthernMS Whitepaper | September 1, 2021
An Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series   

This economic impact analysis study focuses on the estimated impact of hosting a smaller, annual sporting event, the 2013 Dixie Angels Softball World... More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. More>>


ReboundPic Case study | May 14, 2021
Here in Huntsville, We've Got Space   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

We’ve Got Space” is Huntsville's slogan, appropriate to our history in space exploration, as the home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.... More>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


IE_Mars Article | November 5, 2021
Inside Events: Main Attraction Recreational Sports (MARS)

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Adult kickball tournaments? Get ready to meet the Turf Wars, put on by Main Attraction Recreational Sports (MARS). By tapping into the great memories...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>



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