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AdventureSportsNetwork

Winter Dew Tour To Serve As A U.S. Olympic Qualifying Event

December 3, 2021

The Adventure Sports Network Group announced its annual Winter Dew Tour to be held at Copper Mountain this December 16-19. more >>


Bassmaster

2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series Schedule Announced

November 23, 2021

The new schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


COSSportsCorp

Colorado Springs Sports Corp Continues Events for High School Athletes

November 19, 2021

Student-athletes compete for titles at some of premier venues, showcasing Colorado Springs as a great destination for amateur sports. more >>


Ripken

Ripken Baseball Announces Expansion in 2022 in Multiple States

November 17, 2021

Coming off the largest summer in company history, Ripken Baseball is excited to announce its 2022 schedule. more >>


Warrior

Warrior Soccer Announces Tournaments

November 8, 2021

Warrior Soccer hosts tournaments throughout the season and has announced some new destinations. 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 >>


VisitSaltLake

Visit Salt Lake Announces Rebrand, New Focus

September 20, 2021

Visit Salt Lake (VSL), in partnership with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, launched a new brand that will serve all of Salt Lake. more >>


HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. 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

Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... 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

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


WorldCupTrophy Article | November 29, 2021
FIFA to Name World Cup Cities ... but When?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Okay, FIFA. You’ve visited the cities, you’ve heard the pitches, you’ve been to the stadiums and in some cases, you’ve even been to games...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>



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