South Atlantic


Fayetteville

Fort Bragg and Fayetteville to Host Multiple Running Events This Week

March 25, 2019

On March 26, Fort Bragg and Fayetteville will host the 6th annual All-American Marathon and "Mike-to-Mike" Half Marathon - and a 5K. more >>


Adidas

adidas Tango Qualifying Soccer Tournament Coming to New Locations

March 22, 2019

The adidas Tango Qualifying Soccer Tournament will be extended to five new U.S. cities more >>


US_OpenFatBike

U.S. Open Fat Bike Beach Championship Ready to Roll in Wrightsville Beach

March 21, 2019

The 5th annual US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, presented by Alpha Mortgage, will be held March 22-24 in Wrightsville Beach. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Lists Three Events Acquired from Rev3

March 21, 2019

IRONMAN has acquired three races from Revolution3 Triathlon in Virginia, Connecticut and Maine, and has announced registration for each. more >>



OrlandoNorth

Orlando North Seminole County Sees a Home-Run Year for Sports Tourism

March 11, 2019

Thanks to the four major tournament facilities in Orlando North/Seminole County, sports tourism has become one of the most lucrative draws. more >>


CentralVA

Central Virginia Sports Commission Debuts to Help Event Owners

February 25, 2019

The new organization is an independent non-profit created to impact the region through sports. more >>


CreditUnion

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. Extends Sponsorship of Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Through 2021

February 4, 2019

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. has renewed its title sponsorship of "The Runner's Rite of Spring®" for two more years, 2020 and 2021. more >>


dominion

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy Announce Extension of Dominion Energy Charity Classic

January 21, 2019

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy announced a 10-year extension of the Dominion Energy Charity Classic through 2029. more >>



Loudoun

Loudoun County, VA: An Ideal Location for Any Tournament

March 1, 2019

Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Loudoun County is home to Dulles International Airport. Far enough north for winter sports, yet far... more >>


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Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


RockyMount

Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>


Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
By Land or By Sea   

By: Michael Popke

Nestled between Cape Fear River, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is a natural setting for water sports.... More>>


blank Case study | November 9, 2018
Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
‘Tournament Town’ Expands   

By: Michael Popke

When the Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau created a position in 2004 exclusively aimed at boosting sports tourism business in North... More>>


White Papers

MDCommerce Whitepaper | October 1, 2018
Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. More>>


CIAA Whitepaper | September 1, 2018
Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina   

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. More>>


Florida Whitepaper | December 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry   

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>



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Articles

IMG Article | March 20, 2019
Could Ripple Effect from College Bribery Scandal Hit Sports Events?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Unless you’ve been living in a fallout shelter, it’s been impossible to miss the news of the college admission scandal. The question, however, is...   More>>


Offseason Article | March 20, 2019
Investing in Terrain for Cycling, Running and Climbing Means No Off Season for Ski Resorts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Alterra Mountain Company would invest $181 million across multiple North American destinations might not have been a surprise...   More>>


Preakness Article | March 6, 2019
Will Baltimore Pony Up the Money for a Track Rehab or Will the Preakness Move?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In early 2019, Baltimore was feeling the angst over the possibility that the Preakness Stakes might move from its longtime home, Pimlico Race Course,...   More>>


AAF Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   More>>



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