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USA Bobsled Push Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in Lake Placid

September 18, 2019

The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Thursday. more >>


Scottsdale

Arizona Quarter Horse Association Show Returning to Scottsdale

September 18, 2019

The Arizona Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the return of the Arizona Fall Championship Show to Scottsdale. more >>


Endurance

Details Announced for 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit

September 17, 2019

Women and the Future of Endurance Sports Panel will be hosted at the 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit in Boulder, Colorado. more >>


Billings

Travel Bloggers Meeting in Billings This Week

September 13, 2019

The Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference has been in Billings this week, with meetings due to wrap today. more >>


USPTA

USPTA Merchandise and Trade Show Set for September 23

September 10, 2019

The USPTA Merchandise and Trade Show, part of the USPTA World Conference, is at the Westgate Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, on Sept. 23. more >>



ColoradoSprings

USA Diving Announces Move to Colorado Springs

September 12, 2019

USA Diving is taking the plunge and moving its offices to Olympic City USA. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


VisitPhoenix

Visit Phoenix Announces Karen Morris, CMP as New Director of National Accounts

August 26, 2019

Karen Morris, CMP, has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of National Accounts. more >>


Selkirk

Selkirk Sport Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Pickleball Tournament of Champions

August 19, 2019

The Tournament of Champions, presented by Selkirk Sport, will take place from August 21-24 at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts. more >>


NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. 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

Nevada Article | February 20, 2019
Nevada Lawmakers Propose Office of Outdoor Recreation

By: Michael Popke

Protecting public lands and supporting businesses that depend on those lands has become a topic of crucial interest in the industry. As a new...   More>>


Handstand Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)...   More>>


GART Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a...   More>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>



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