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LaJolla

Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Tennis Championship Coming to LaJolla

February 21, 2020

The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club will host the 131st Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Tennis Championship, March 6-8, 2020. more >>


PlacerValley

NCVA Action Will Christen Placer Valley Event Center @the Grounds

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 22 and 23 the Northern California Volleyball Association hosts the first event in the new Placer Valley Event Center. more >>


Placer

Placer Announces First Basketball Tournament in Event Center, Hardwood Palace

February 18, 2020

Placer Valley Tourism is thrilled to announce the first basketball tournament in the brand new Placer Valley Event Center. more >>


KBF

Kayak Bass Fishing Coming to Placer Valley

February 14, 2020

For the first time ever, Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) is bringing one of their exciting Trail Series Tournaments to Placer Valley. more >>


IROMAN

IRONMAN Announces Maple Valley, Washington, as Newest Host Site

February 14, 2020

The IRONMAN Group announced that Maple Valley, Washington, will serve as its newest host venue for the 70.3® Triathlon Series. more >>



USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces New Elected Officials

January 27, 2020

USA Triathlon announced that private equity specialist Henry J. Brandon III and Monica Paul (Dallas Sports Commission) as new elected directors. more >>


Pepsi

Pepsi Furthers Affiliation with Sports Industry in California

January 20, 2020

Pepsi and Frito-Lay are now the exclusive soft drink and salty snacks partners across SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


GoGolfKuai

Go Golf Kaua‘i Launches New Website

September 23, 2019

Go Golf Kaua‘i, a collection of Kaua‘i’s daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. more >>



Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

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


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

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


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

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


White Papers

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... More>>


Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>


Whitepaper | January 20, 2010
College Sports 101: A Primer on Money, Athletics, and Higher Education in the 21st Century   

This report offers an overview of the business and economic landscape of intercollegiate athletics, with a particular focus on the Football Bowl... More>>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... 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... 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>>


Articles

Pac12 Article | August 21, 2019
Does the Early Bird Kickoff Get the Ratings? PAC-12 Hopes So

By: Michael Popke

In an effort to maximize television exposure to East Coast college football fans — as well as alleviate a slate of games starting as late as 7:30...   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


Legionnaires Article | July 24, 2019
The Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak in Atlanta: What Event Owners Should Know

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The nightmare of every venue and event owner is an outbreak of a life-threatening illness that makes headlines and, by extension, necessitates a...   More>>



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