South Atlantic


VABeach

Virginia Beach Announces Details of Air Show Event

September 20, 2018

This year, the NAS Oceana Air Show is pleased to present the United States Navy’s Blue Angels along with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. more >>


NMBA

Baltimore to Host National Black Marathoners Association Summit

September 17, 2018

Baltimore, Maryland hosts the 2018 National Black Marathoners’ Annual Summit in conjunction with the Baltimore Running Festival. more >>


FAthom

Vegas to Host Middleweight Boxing Match; Theaters Nationwide to Carry Action

September 14, 2018

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 two Middleweight World Champions, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, have a rematch in Las Vegas. more >>


USABA

USABA Announces Fall Calendar of Events for Athletes with Visual Impairments

September 13, 2018

The USABA has released it much-awaited fall calendar with events for the blind and visually impaired. more >>



CatchDesMoines

Catch Des Moines awarded Best Student-Athlete Experience Event for NAIA 2018 Wrestling National Championships

September 17, 2018

The NAIA has announced the second year of the NAIA National Championship Host Excellence Awards. more >>


PPR

Inaugural Pickleball Coach Certification held on Hilton Head Island

September 17, 2018

Professional Pickleball Registry conducted its first ever Pickleball Certification Workshop at Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center. more >>


CentralVirginiaSports

CentralVASports.com Expected to Revolutionize Tourism Efforts

September 10, 2018

.Central Virginia Sports has launched phase one of this business, CentralVASports.com, designed to be a hub for sport-related resources. 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 >>



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 >>


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 | 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>>


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>>


White Papers

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>>


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>>



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Articles

WeatherMap Article | September 19, 2018
Sports Events Feel Florence’s Wrath

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurricane Florence might have become Tropical Storm Florence but there was no downgrading its catastrophic effects. Sports events might have been the...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Gymnastics Takes Flight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Gymnastics is seemingly impervious to the ever-changing popularity curves in the economy. Clubs across the country are flourishing and the sport...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
In the Water Business

By: Michael Popke

Swimming pools are awesome and you can host a lot of sporting events in them. But with so much water out there — in rivers, lakes and oceans —...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Swinging Into Action

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball has had some swings and misses lately, having been dropped from the Olympics for 2012 and 2016. Now, though, with the sport reinstated in...   More>>



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