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USA Rugby Announces Launch of World Cup Bid

October 21, 2021

USA Rugby has launched its bid to host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2029. more >>


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Warrior Soccer Debuts Spook-Tacular Fall

October 19, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on a spook-tacular fall with events in October, November and December - and even beyond. more >>


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Bassmaster High School Combine Tests Anglers’ Skills With Three Challenges

October 14, 2021

85 of the country’s most talented young anglers will gather for the inaugural Abu Garcia Bassmaster High School Combine in Decatur, Ala. more >>


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NCS4 Announces Free Sports Event Cybersecurity Webinar Series

October 12, 2021

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) announces a three-part Cybersecurity Webinar Series. more >>


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Alabama Ready to Host Phoenix Bass Fishing League Action

October 8, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League will finish out their 2021 season this week in Decatur, Alabama, Oct. 7-9 at Wheeler Lake. more >>



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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 >>


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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 >>


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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 >>


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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 >>


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New Initiative Announced for Appalachian League Baseball Communities

June 8, 2021

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball officials announced a series of new investments and programs in Appalachian League communities. 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 >>


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Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... 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

blank Article | May 12, 2021
Blazing a Path Forward In Alabama

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports are ready to surge forward. What it has been lacking, however, has been a template. Alabama might just be that template.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Trends and Signposts: The Recovery Road Map

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

There are plenty of indicators that recovery is underway, and that sports are helping lead the charge into the post-vaccination economy.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Track Is Back

By: Michael Popke

One of the most popular sports in the world, and one of the oldest and most revered, track and field is set to be contested in Tokyo this summer. But...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Reinvesting in the Future to Build Economic Impact

By: Mark McCarter

The economic impact from sports (something so modest as a few cents on a dollar) can be reinvested by communities for exponential growth.   More>>



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