South Atlantic


REI_Coop

Women's Sports Events Announced by REI

August 20, 2018

REI has announced the 2018 dates and locations for two all-new one-day festivals celebrating outdoor sports, women and music. more >>


USLAcrosse

US Lacrosse to Host 2021 FIL Women's World Cup

August 20, 2018

US Lacrosse has been named to host the 2021 Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s World Cup. at Towson (MD.) University, July 7-17, 2021. more >>


US_Rowing

Sarasota to Host US Rowing Youth National Championships for Next Three Years

August 16, 2018

The USRowing Youth National Championships will return to Sarasota, Florida, for the next three years, organizers have announced. more >>


DETurf

DE TURF Soccer Complex Announces Elite Events in 2018, 2019

August 15, 2018

DE TURF Sports Complex will add a plethora of elite level soccer tournaments starting Labor Day weekend. more >>



Fayetteville

Fayetteville Announces Banner Year

August 6, 2018

What a difference a year makes. In 2017, Fayetteville hosted 47 sports events but in 2018, that number increased by more than 50 percent. more >>


SeniorGames

NSGA Announces Move to New Headquarters

July 23, 2018

The National Senior Games proudly celebrated its 30th Anniversary and is now moving to new headquarters in Clearwater, Florida. more >>


CIAA

Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament Up From Previous Year

July 23, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) made a significant impact during tits annual basketball tournament in Charlotte, NC. more >>


PalmBeach

Palm Beach County to Host Junior Golf Championship

June 25, 2018

This year’s Bill Dickey Invitational will be held June 25-27 in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the prestigious Club at Ibis. 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

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


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Destination Spotlights

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

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1980s, Valdosta, Georgia, surged in prosperity and, with the renewed economic impact came a renewed downtown area, business relationships and... More>>


Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Going Big in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1800s, Greensboro built a reputation as a central hub for the textile industry. Today, Greensboro is better known as “Tournament Town” for... More>>


White Papers

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>>


BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>


TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>



Print

Articles

DiscGolf Article | July 25, 2018
Which Cities Have the Best Opportunities for Recreation? Here's a Go-To List

By: Michael Popke

As an event owner, you know the importance of a good venue. But which cities have the best opportunities for recreation as a whole? Our friends at...   More>>


Soccerfans Article | July 25, 2018
Can Youth Soccer Reverse Downward Trend, Despite a U.S.-Free World Cup?

By: Michael Popke

With the 2018 World Cup in the rear-view, it’s time to see whether all those predictions that soccer wouldn’t enjoy a boost are actually valid....   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
Come On Down

By: Michael Popke

Certain regions of the country are known for many things, but when you think of the Southeast, one phrase immediately comes to mind.   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
In the Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports remain popular among kids and adults. These sports include the traditional forms, wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing, and...   More>>



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