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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


MyrtleBeachGolf

Family Golf Week Accepting Entries For 25th Anniversary Event

November 24, 2021

Family Golf Week, highlighted by the ever-popular Father-Son Team Classic, is now accepting entries for its 25th anniversary event. more >>


AOAP

AOAP Announce Annual Gathering in Florida

November 24, 2021

The Association of Aquatic Professionals is busy planning the 11th Annual Conference and Exposition. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite Destinations Named

November 24, 2021

B.A.S.S. officials are already looking toward a bright future for the Bassmaster Elite with the announcement of the Elite Series slate for 2022. more >>


BillieJeanKingCup

U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team to Return to Asheville, N.C., for 2022 Qualifier vs. Ukraine

November 23, 2021

The U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the third time in five years, April 15-16, 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 >>


ProjectGolf

PGA Professional, Navy Veteran Angel Diaz Named Director of Project Golf

November 8, 2021

Angel Diaz, PGA professional and retired Navy veteran, is the new Director of Project Golf, a Myrtle Beach-based grow the game initiative. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance® and the Black College Golf Coaches Association Announce Partnership

October 18, 2021

Farmers Insurance has taken big steps to help support and grow diversity in professional golf. 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 >>


MyrtleBeachGolf

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship Donates $50,000 To Project Golf

October 4, 2021

The PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship is sharing its winnings with others. more >>



Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


Cabarrus1

Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>


SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


MBSCFD

Make Every Minute Count at The Beach: Myrtle Beach, SC

August 18, 2021

When you plan your sports event, practice or tournament at The Beach, serious competition is followed by serious playtime. more >>


Smaller

Pigs, Pickles and Planes in Goldsboro-Wayne County

May 12, 2021

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... more >>


White Papers

SoCar Whitepaper | November 1, 2021
The Economic Impact of Tennis in South Carolina   

This aim of this study was to estimate the economic value of eighteen junior tournaments held in South Carolina in 2019. Factors in the survey... More>>


ASA_Fishing Whitepaper | August 1, 2020
Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic   

This study estimates the economic contributions that can be reasonably attributed to the six-day red snapper season in August 2018 based on... More>>


UNC_Asheville Whitepaper | April 1, 2020
An Economic Study of the Richmond Hill Disc Golf Course   

The data collected from this study provides helpful information for making decisions, such as expected levels of course use and how to fund... More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 1, 2021
When Hosting, The World Equestrian Center-Ocala Doesn’t Horse Around   

By: Judy Leand

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is situated on 6,000 acres of gorgeous rolling hills the heart of North-Central Florida, a locale known as the... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Pigs, Pickles and Planes: Goldsboro-Wayne County   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... More>>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


IE_Mars Article | November 5, 2021
Inside Events: Main Attraction Recreational Sports (MARS)

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Adult kickball tournaments? Get ready to meet the Turf Wars, put on by Main Attraction Recreational Sports (MARS). By tapping into the great memories...   More>>


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>>



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