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OldManWinter

Old Man Winter Bike Run and Rally Ready to Roll

January 21, 2022

Adventure Fit Productions has opened registration for the 8th annual Old Man Winter Bike and Run Rally on February 6th, 2022. more >>


Ripken

Ripken Baseball Announces New Locations for 2022

January 18, 2022

At Ripken Select Tournaments, we're combining fields and experiences to make every ballplayer feel like a Big Leaguer. more >>


Rocknroll

2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Arizona Ready to Run on Saturday

January 13, 2022

The 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Arizona is returning to the Valley of the Sun for Tempe, Phoenix and Scottsdale on January 15-16, 2022. more >>


Scarpa

All In Ice Festival Celebrates Winter Sports

January 7, 2022

SCARPA has announced the first-ever All In Ice Festival from January 7-9, 2022. more >>


OldManWinter

Old Man Winter Rally Announces Support for Marshall Fire Victims in Colorado

January 6, 2022

The event organizer will be donating a portion of its registration proceeds from the upcoming Old Man Winter Rally on February 6th. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Significant Strategic Investment From TPG And Rory McIlroy's Symphony Ventures To Fuel Next Stage Of Growth

January 10, 2022

Troon® has signed a definitive agreement for TPG Capital to make a significant strategic investment in the company. more >>


PUMA

Hailstorm FC Announces Partnership with PUMA

December 13, 2021

Northern Colorado Hailstorm FC announced an official partnership with global sports company PUMA. more >>


SportsCorp

Megan Leatham New Colorado Springs Leader

November 15, 2021

Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Board of Directors has named Megan Leatham as the new President and CEO of The Sports Corp. more >>


STMA

Arizona State University Groundskeeper Wins Fifth Annual ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest

November 8, 2021

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has declared Josh Lenz the winner of the ‘Stars and Stripes’ contest. more >>


NLL

Las Vegas Lacrosse Partnering with Flexa

September 27, 2021

Las Vegas Lacrosse, the latest expansion franchise of the National Lacrosse League ("NLL"), is partnering with Flexa. 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

Smaller Case study | September 4, 2021
Olympic City USA Unveils ‘City for Champions’ Venues   

By: Michael Popke

The 2020 Olympics were postponed until this summer, but that didn’t stop Colorado Springs, Colorado (home of the United States Olympic & Paralympic... More>>


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>>


Articles

FIFAWorldCup Article | January 15, 2022
Destinations Winding Up the Spin Cycle to Host 2026 World Cup Games

By: Michael Popke

We still don’t have the final announcement (FIFA! How long will this take?) but that hasn’t stopped candidate cities nationwide from winding up...   More>>


Gymnast Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature...   More>>


Softball Article | January 14, 2022
Inside Events: Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League (SSL), a new opportunity for college athletes to hone and showcase their skills, takes the field in...   More>>


WinterRunning Article | December 22, 2021
Stranded Runners and Hypothermia Worrying Endurance Race Directors

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Ice, snow and freezing temperatures are part of endurance events in the winter. But when those conditions become too harsh, bad things can happen –...   More>>



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