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Ballparks of America in Branson Announces Updates, Management by SFA/SFM

April 2, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and families will enjoy Branson, MO as a place to hit the diamonds at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


GarminKCMarathon

Kansas City Announces Details of Marathon

March 27, 2020

Registration is currently open for the Garmin Kansas City Marathon, the date for which has been set for October 17, 2020. more >>


PGATourChampions

PGA TOUR Champions Announces Schedule for 2020

March 5, 2020

PGA TOUR Champions announced its schedule, featuring 27 events and culminating with the fifth annual Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs. more >>


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USA Triathlon Announces College Event Dates, Locations

March 4, 2020

USA Triathlon has announced the dates and locations for the four events for the 2020 women’s varsity collegiate triathlon season. more >>


SF

Basketball, Wrestling Coming to Sioux Falls

February 28, 2020

There's a lot going on in Sioux Falls, including basketball and wrestling. more >>



SpringfieldMo

Travel & Tourism Awards Presented in Springfield, Missouri

April 6, 2020

The Convention & Visitors Bureau recently presented its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards in Springfield. more >>


SFASFM

Ballparks of America Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Facility Operator

April 6, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


Minneapolis

Tourism and Hospitality Industry Success Highlighted at Meet Minneapolis Annual Meeting

April 6, 2020

Meet Minneapolis noted successes in 2019 and presented an insider’s look at the future of meetings, events and tourism in Minneapolis more >>


VisitWichita

Visit Wichita Adds Event Manager to Sports Sales Team

February 17, 2020

Visit Wichita has added Kelli Elmore as Sports Event Manager to its sports sales team. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

A New Chapter Begins for Ballparks of America

February 13, 2020

In February, Ballparks of America began a new chapter with new owners. Here are all the details. more >>



Wrestling

Envision Your Event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

April 18, 2018

Want a destination that is versatile, easy to reach and fun? Meet the Missouri State Fairgrounds, a winning combination of location, flexible... more >>


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Watertown, South Dakota: Amazing Sports Facilities, Genuine Hospitality

July 11, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota, stands tall next to any small or medium sports destination. With more multi-purpose space, ball fields and holes of golf... more >>


White Papers

SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Where Venue Flexibility Meets Midwestern Hospitality   

By: Michael Popke

If you’re even vaguely familiar with Iowa, you know that wrestling is one of the state’s most popular sports, which is why wrestling tournaments... More>>


SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>


blank Case study | April 28, 2015
All-Around Sports in St. Cloud   

By: Marie Stenseth

It’s probably a safe bet that when you mention the state of Minnesota to people, the sport of ice hockey will, at some point, flash through their... More>>


Articles

HSBass Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


EelpoutFest Article | March 9, 2020
Small Town Ice Fishing Festival Gets Too Big to Succeed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Can a sports event be too successful? Can that success lead to its own demise? Apparently so, according to organizers of the International Eelpout...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Mountain Home for Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its soaring peaks, desert lands and rolling plains, the mountain region features the most diverse geography of any area in the U.S. Sports event...   More>>



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