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ESA

ESA’s Crowd Safety Symposium Returns to Los Angeles This Month

January 13, 2022

Festivals, concerts, conferences, graduations, and athletic events all share one common characteristic – they all feature crowds. more >>


TransplantGames

Get Your BID On: 2024 Transplant Games of America Seeking a Host City

January 6, 2022

The Transplant Life Foundation is seeking proposals from cities interested in hosting the Transplant Games of America in the Summer of 2024. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Announces New Destination for World Championship

January 4, 2022

The 2021 Supersapiens IRONMAN World Championship will take place in St George, Utah, on May 7, 2022. more >>


NWSL

San Diego to be Home to NWSL Expansion Team

January 3, 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced San Diego will be home to an NWSL expansion team, set to begin play in spring 2022. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Announces Juneau Alaska Event

December 30, 2021

Juneau, Alaska, will serve as the newest host venue for a full-distance IRONMAN triathlon on Sunday, August 7, 2022. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Stockton

Now Hiring: Visit Stockton

November 3, 2021

Visit Stockton has two openings, both representing excellent opportunities, in its Sports Tourism Department. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance to Sponsor APGA

October 11, 2021

Farmers Insurance® and the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour announced the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance® Fall Series. more >>


Eugene

Southwest Airlines Now Serving Eugene, Oregon

August 30, 2021

Southwest Airlines Co. recently announced an initial flight schedule for Eugene Airport (EUG) in Oregon. more >>


ExploreFairbanks

McCrea named President and CEO of Explore Fairbanks

July 26, 2021

Scott McCrea was selected to be the next president and CEO of Explore Fairbanks. McCrea succeeds Deb Hickok who served since 1999. more >>



Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


Smaller

An Outdoor Paradise in Upstate California

May 12, 2021

Redding offers outdoor options for all ages, cementing the town’s claim to being the nation’s “second sunniest city.” 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 >>


White Papers

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>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>


AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Just Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. More>>


ReboundPic Case study | May 14, 2021
Outdoor Paradise in Upstate California   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Redding offers outdoor options for all ages, cementing the town’s claim to being the nation’s “second sunniest city.” More>>


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 all... More>>


Articles

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>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
The Buck Starts Here

By: Judy Leand

Rodeo’s booming popularity is good news for destinations that have invested in large, multi-purpose venues offering open space, plenty of seating...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Horse Power

By: Judy Leand

Got horse sense? Whether you’re talking about hunter-jumpers or barrel racing and roping, it’s obvious that the USA has a special place in its...   More>>


Pickleball Article | October 20, 2021
Cities Grappling with Tennis vs. Pickleball Conflict

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

“We can’t play this game any longer, but can we still be friends?” Todd Rundgren’s 1978 smash single could be the soundtrack of the tensions...   More>>



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