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AAU and Orlando Kicking 2020 to the Curb with National Junior Volleyball Championship Bringing More Than 3,400 Teams

June 18, 2021

The stage is set for more than 3,445 teams and 56,000 participants from around the world, including elite teams. more >>


USA_Pickleball

USA Pickleball National Championship Series Debuts This Summer

June 17, 2021

USA Pickleball is excited to announce the USA Pickleball National Championships Series. more >>


FormeTour

Forme Tour Announces Schedule Beginning This Month

June 17, 2021

The Forme Tour, the newly created, U.S.-based Tour, announced its eight-tournament schedule Wednesday, a slate that will take players to seven... more >>


Powerade

State Games Return to Triangle Region This Month

June 17, 2021

The Powerade State Games of North Carolina returns to the Triangle this month. more >>


KingKat

2021 King Kat Tournament Announces Destinations

June 16, 2021

The 2021 King Kat Tournament Trail has cast off for the season. Here is a list of events. more >>



AppalachianLeague

New Initiative Announced for Appalachian League Baseball Communities

June 8, 2021

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball officials announced a series of new investments and programs in Appalachian League communities. more >>


BerkleyFishing

Berkley Renews Partnership with the Association of Collegiate Anglers and The Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series

June 1, 2021

The Association of Collegiate Anglers announces a renewed partnership for the 15th year in a row with Berkley. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


AAU

Rusty Buchanan Inducted into Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Class as Sport Ambassador of 2021

March 18, 2021

Buchanan received this honor for his work for the 2020 AAU Junior Olympic Games on the Space Coast. more >>


GreaterOrlando

Greater Orlando Sports Commission Announces 2021 Officers and 15 New Board Members

March 8, 2021

The Greater Orlando Sports Commission has announced its 2021 officers and incoming members to its Executive and Advisory Board. 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 is a destination with rich culture and heritage. more >>


Smaller

The Richmond Region is Outdoor Sports Central

May 12, 2021

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 >>


VirginiaBeach

Sportscations Thrive in Virginia Beach

May 12, 2021

Virginia Beach may be all about soft sands and ocean waves, but planning your sporting events here will put you right on solid ground. more >>


Wicomico

Play Between The Beach And The Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

March 8, 2021

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is ideal for athletes and families. This is not just a beautiful area,... more >>


LittleSchematic

Location Review: Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County

September 1, 2020

The buzz is true. Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County is open for your next unbeatable event. From basketball to soccer, volleyball,... more >>


White Papers

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>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

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 is a destination with rich culture and heritage. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Sportscations in Virginia Beach   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Virginia Beach may be all about soft sands and ocean waves, but planning your sporting events here will put you right on solid ground. More>>


Articles

AAUVB Article | June 18, 2021
With 56,000-Plus AAU Athletes in Orlando, Sports Tourism Roars Back

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With more than 3,400 teams and 56,000 athletes rolling into town for one tournament, Orlando has kicked 2020 to the curb. The world’s largest AAU...   More>>


Map Article | June 18, 2021
With Multiple Destinations Hosting, “Coopetition” Characterizes CONCACAF

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many destinations are focused on whether they will be picked as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, this summer brings another international...   More>>


SnapSoccer Article | June 18, 2021
Inside Events: Snap Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Founded in 2010, Snap Soccer puts on tournaments, leagues and playdates for the U-9 to U-19 age group. Most tournaments are held in, and draw teams...   More>>


VABeach Article | June 4, 2021
In Virginia Beach, Success Starts Indoors

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While it’s clear that many outdoor programs are meeting with success, Virginia Beach, even with its myriad oceanside attractions, has been...   More>>



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