South Atlantic


FishersOfMen

Fishers of Men District Championship Coming to Lake Okeechobee

November 16, 2018

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is bringing The Fishers of Men District Championship bass fishing tournament to Lake Okeechobee. more >>


Strider

Charlotte to Host Strider Bike Discovery Event

November 16, 2018

Charlotte Motor Speedway is hosting the first Strider Bike U.S. Discovery Ride November 17, 2018. more >>


Wilmington

Wilmington Hammerheads Youth Soccer and N.C. Youth Soccer Association to Host NCYSA Carolina Strong Festival in Lieu of 2018 Beach Soccer Classic

November 15, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence’s landfall nearly two months ago, local residents continue to be impacted in unexpected ways. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Thanksgiving Interregional to Play in Boca Raton

November 15, 2018

The US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional will be played Nov. 17-22, 2018 in Boca Raton, Florida. more >>



FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Sports Foundation Announces New Board Leadership

October 22, 2018

The Florida Sports Foundation (FSF) announced the addition of seven board members to round out its 23-member group of leadership. more >>


FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Sports Foundation Honors Seminole, Collier Counties

October 15, 2018

The Florida Sports Foundation presented its Annual Excellence in Sport Tourism Awards, honoring Seminole County and Collier County. more >>


PanamaCitybeach

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Hires J.D. Wood as General Manager

October 8, 2018

Panama City Beach Sports Complex has hired a general manager, J.D. Wood. more >>


NCAA

Stan Wilcox Named EVP of Regulatory Affairs for NCAA

October 1, 2018

Stan Wilcox, VP and director of athletics at Florida State, has been selected as NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs. more >>



FeaturedImage

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 >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Predictably sunny days and an incredibly hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for... more >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

Valdosta, Georgia, is a city that has reinvented itself and these days, as a haven for sports teams, it’s making sure all venues are up to par.... 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

blank Article | November 14, 2018
Riding High

By: Michael Popke

With the proliferation of riders comes a need for events, and facilities to stable them. Here is a round-up of some of the great facilities you’ll...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


IABT Article | November 14, 2018
College Triathlon Closing in on NCAA Championship Status

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Women’s triathlon continues its march toward NCAA championship sport status. Need proof? USA Triathlon’s most recent announcement shows Hampton...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>



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