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FIFA

FIFA Hosting Virtual 2026 World Cup Candidate City Workshop Today

July 7, 2020

The FIFA World Cup 2026™ Candidate Host City Workshop will be held virtually on July 7 for all 17 U.S. bid cities. more >>


AAU

AAU Boys Basketball World Championships Share Details of Events

July 7, 2020

The AAU World Championships, formerly National Championships, are open to teams worldwide at sites nationwide. more >>


BelgainWaffleRide

Belgian Waffle Race. Typically Located in California, Expanding to Two New Locations in North Carolina and Utah for 2020

July 6, 2020

Belgian Waffle Ride, one of the premier gravel races in the United States, is expanding to two new locations for 2020. more >>


VisitSaltLake

Salt Lake City Ready to Host a Variety of Sports This Summer

July 1, 2020

Basketball, lacrosse, soccer, rugby and sports camps are all on the schedule as Salt Lake City, Utah, re-enters the sports economy. more >>


VisitSaltLake

Visit Salt Lake Releases Calendar of Sports Events

June 26, 2020

At least six July sports events are slated for Salt Lake, generating more than $9 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor economy. more >>



USA_Tri

Operation CO>COVID Raises More than $20,000

June 22, 2020

Elite triathletes raised $21,568 for those impacted by COVID-19, USA Triathlon announced. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


PikesPeak

Joe Garone Named Pikes Peak International Raceway COO

February 4, 2020

Motorsports executive Joe Garone has accepted the chief operating officer position at Pikes Peak International Raceway, in Fountain, CO more >>


PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


US_BC

Survey of USBC Open Championships Shows Positive Response

January 20, 2020

Satisfaction with the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships continued its upward trend, according to survey results. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


White Papers

COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. 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>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


Articles

LiveStream Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>


ClubTennis Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


CaryNC Article | June 29, 2020
Spiking COVID-19 Cases Cause the Cancellation of Some Early Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurry up and wait. The first states in the U.S. to adopt aggressive reopening protocols are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is forcing...   More>>


SkiResort Article | June 20, 2020
Ski Resort Business Trying to Stay Relevant in a COVID-19 World

By: Michael Popke

The headline for an outdoors magazine article said it all: “The Pandemic Is Forcing Ski Towns to Rethink Tourism.” After having to completely...   More>>



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