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MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates

March 2, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing season. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Announces Updates to National League Playoffs

February 25, 2021

US Youth Soccer has established new dates and locations for the National League Playoffs affected by postponements and relocations. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Announces Return of US National Series Presented by USANA This Month

February 24, 2021

Spartan has announced the return of its US National Series (USNS) Presented by USANA on February 28, 2021. more >>


PGATOUR

Qualifying Events in USA Announced for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada

February 23, 2021

The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada has announced its qualifying events to be held in the USA. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Trail Announces 2021 Debut Event

February 12, 2021

The race is aimed for runners from beginners to experienced, with 10k, Half Marathon, and ultratrail of 50k over February 19-20 of 2021. more >>



Placer

Charlie Gardner Appointed GM for @the Grounds

March 1, 2021

With a vision of establishing a “first-class venue," Charlie Gardner has stepped into the role of general manager of @the Grounds. more >>


PlacerValley

Charlie Gardner to Serve as GM for @The Grounds in Placer Valley

February 8, 2021

With a goal of a “first-class venue” and contributing to the continued success of Placer Valley, Charlie Gardner takes the reins. more >>


ExploreFairbanks

Explore Fairbanks Begins Search for President and CEO

February 2, 2021

Explore Fairbanks announced the launch of the search for a person to fill the position of president and CEO of the organization. more >>


Eugene

Visitor Industry Awards Recognize Sports Excellence

January 11, 2021

The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the industry. more >>


CalCoal

Spectrum Sports launches California Coalition of Endurance Sports

December 28, 2020

Endurance sports owner Spectrum Sports Management has announced the formation of the California Coalition of Endurance Sports. more >>



Spartan

Play PNW Sports-Snohomish County, Washington

February 16, 2021

Snohomish County is in northwest Washington State, nestled between the sparkling blue waters of Puget Sound and the rugged, snow-capped peaks of the... more >>


Snohomish

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington

December 15, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we would like to let you know that we are here, preparing to bring sports events back... more >>


PNW

Dedication. It’s How We Do Things.

September 1, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


LRWASHINGTON

Location Review: Snohomish County, Washington

September 1, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


HP

Featured Destination: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


White Papers

LA_EDC Whitepaper | January 1, 2020
Sports in Los Angeles and Orange Counties: An Economic Development Analysis   

In 2018, the sports industry in greater Los Angeles generated considerable economic activity by adding $6.2 billion in economic output and supporting... More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

When the Hawai’i Convention Center’s management decided to help sports event owners find their way to the island, they knew they had to offer... More>>


blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


Articles

blank Article | February 26, 2021
Kick It Up A Notch

By: Peter Francesconi

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and while it shares the spotlight in the U.S. with football, baseball and basketball, it nonetheless...   More>>


AdaptiveSports Article | February 25, 2021
Economic Impact of Adapted Sport Events Could Exceed $80 Million

By: Michael Popke

A new study has indicated that one of the biggest growth markets in sports tourism is that related to adapted sports and parasports, with the...   More>>


Modstateline Article | February 25, 2021
California Event Owners Showcase Safety for Lawmakers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A coalition of California’s sports event owners has been working behind the scenes to restore business and recently made a major step toward...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>



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