Pacific


PPR

PPR Sets Inaugural Conferences on Two Coasts

November 9, 2018

The inaugural Professional Pickleball Registry Conferences are set for California on Nov. 12, 2018, and South Carolina, Feb. 15-16, 2019. more >>


Margaritaville

Margaritaville USAPA National Championships Announce Details

November 8, 2018

The 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships have announced details of the Indian Wells event. more >>


MontereyBayHalf2018

Monterey Bay Half Marathon Releases Details Relating to Weekend Event

November 5, 2018

The Monterey Bay Half Marathon is announcing a number of new details relating to this year's event. more >>


Placer

Placer Valley Has Championship Volleyball, Basketball Moving In

November 2, 2018

Regency Baptist Academy from Orangevale will help Placer Valley Tourism bring the Best of the West Tournament back to Rocklin on Nov. 6-8. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Expansion, Corporate Move

November 12, 2018

To accommodate regional growth interests and opportunities, Troon® has expanded and opened a corporate office in Irvine, California. more >>


Amazon

Amazon Becomes Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of IRONMAN World Championship

November 12, 2018

Amazon has teamed up with IRONMAN as the Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship. more >>


TravelSalem

Travel Salem Launches Sports Commission to Drive More Sports Tourism to the Mid-Willamette Valley

September 10, 2018

Travel Salem is pleased to announce the formation of the Salem Area Sports Commission (SASC). more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. more >>



SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
A Winning Game in Southern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to finding a destination to host sporting events, Irvine, California, needs to be at the top of the list. At the center of Orange... More>>


blank Case study | September 1, 2018
East Meets West in America’s 50th State   

By: Michael Popke

It takes more than a volcano to slow down Hawaii. Coming off three straight years of record-breaking hotel bookings, the islands are growing sports... More>>


White Papers

HiLo_GCSAA Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>


GCSAA Whitepaper | July 1, 2015
The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses   

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. 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>>



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Articles

blank Article | November 14, 2018
Rodeo Roundup

By: Michael Popke

Rodeo venues can be found all over the United States — even in places where you might not expect them, including places like Sedalia, Missouri,...   More>>


Far Article | November 14, 2018
Northern California Fires Wreaking Havoc

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In Northern California, a destructive and fast-moving wildfire is causing widespread fatalities and devastation. Sports events took a back seat as...   More>>


WorldUrbanGames Article | November 14, 2018
In a Surprise Honor, L.A. Will Host the World Urban Games Next Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The next Olympics there may be a decade out but Los Angeles is getting a warm-up. The city has been named to host the first two editions of the World...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>



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