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ErieSportsCommission

Lake Erie Speedway to Host a Stop on the 2021 Formula DRIFT Championship Schedule

April 9, 2021

Lake Erie Speedway has been added to the 2021 Formula DRIFT Championship Schedule. more >>


ValleyForgeEsports

Esports Coming to Montco

April 8, 2021

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) and the Global Esports Association (GEA) will host The Game Together Tour. more >>


Pittsburgh

NCAA to Play Frozen Four in Pittsburgh

April 7, 2021

The NCAA will play the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh at the PPG Paints Arena. more >>


FISU

SportAccord Gold Partner FISU Marks Three-Year Countdown to 2023 FISU World University Games

April 6, 2021

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is a Gold Partner for the 19th SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Tour Kicks Off 2021 Season

April 2, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour has announced a number of tournaments nationwide. more >>



VisitPittsburgh

Kristen Turner Earns Inaugural ESPA Leadership in Services Award

March 29, 2021

Kristen Turner, MeetPITTSBURGH’s Director, Convention Services, received the inaugural Leadership in Services Award. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH’s New Marketing Campaign Keeps Pittsburgh Top of Mind and Assures Visitors That Pittsburgh Will Be Ready to Welcome Them

March 15, 2021

VisitPITTSBURGH is keeping Pittsburgh top of mind with its newest marking campaign, When You’re Ready. more >>


ValleyForge

VFTCB’s #MontCoStrong T-Shirts Raise Another $10k, Reach $25,000 Goal

December 21, 2020

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board’s #MontCoStrong t-shirt fundraiser has raised another $10,000. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Introduces PGH Commitment

December 14, 2020

VisitPITTSBURGH is proud to present the Pittsburgh Global Health (PGH) & Safety Commitment. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Awarded Two Golden Quill Honors

November 16, 2020

VisitPITTSBURGH’s Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. national marketing campaign has earned a pair of honors. more >>



Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

From wide-open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


White Papers

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>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>


Destination Spotlights

New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion Case study | June 30, 2010
New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion   

By: Andrea Johnson

Anyone who knows competitive cycling knows that no one crosses the finish line first without a supportive, cohesive team behind them. That's why you... More>>


Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>


Articles

Football Article | August 27, 2020
In Pursuit of Scholarships, Families Moving to States Allowing Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already know parents will take extra jobs and go into debt in order to pay for kids’ sports – all in the pursuit of an athletic scholarship to...   More>>


Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


Cycling Article | July 19, 2020
Cycle Tourism Creating Bursts of Economic Impact, Chance of Future Hosting

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Recreational cyclists, having explored their own neighborhoods, are expanding their horizons and seeking out other destinations for weekend visits in...   More>>



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