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AAU

AAU Releases Calendar of Events for 2020, 2021

December 3, 2020

The AAU has listed its events for late 2020 and in 2021 as well, including its marquee event, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

Playoffs for US Youth Soccer National League to be Held Starting in December

December 3, 2020

The inaugural year of the US Youth Soccer National League Playoffs comes to a close with playoffs, starting in December. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Trail Ready to Launch

December 2, 2020

Spartan Trail and ATRA are at the start line with a series of nationwide events designed to challenge athletes. more >>


USA_TableTennis

USA Table Tennis Announces December, January Events

December 1, 2020

USA Table Tennis has announced the following sanctioned events, beginning this weekend and running into early 2021. more >>


USL

USL Championship Welcomes Oakland Roots for 2021 Season

November 25, 2020

The United Soccer League announced Oakland Roots Sports Club will be a member of the USL Championship beginning in the 2021 season. more >>



Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. 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 >>



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

Play PNW Sports: 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 >>


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 >>


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

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

EmergingSports Article | June 20, 2020
Two Emerging Sports Could Bring in New Opportunities for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some good news for a change: Two new sports (that couldn’t be more different) have been named to the NCAA’s Emerging Sports for Women list....   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Luring Business to Communities Nationwide

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In the U.S., tournament angling, and especially competitive bass fishing, has seen significant growth, thanks in part to the efforts of Fishing...   More>>


Play On Article | May 13, 2020
Major Efforts to Bring Back Youth Sports: Are You Involved?

By: Michael Popke

Multiple efforts are underway across the U.S. to support and bring youth sports back to active play. And those efforts are only as strong as...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | May 13, 2020
Late Summer/Early Fall Being Targeted as Restart Date

By: Michael Popke

Is late summer when the industry will hit the restart button? While it’s impossible to say exactly when COVID-19 will cease to be a threat (and...   More>>



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