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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 >>


QuadCities

Keeper Wars Ink is Thrilled to Announce Our First Annual New Year’s Bash, in Partnership with Visit Quad Cities to be Hosted by TBK Bank Sports Complex

December 3, 2021

1v1 soccer! Keeper Wars Ink will hold a National Qualifying event indoors at the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf, Iowa. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

December 2, 2021

Major League Fishing announced schedule, rules, payouts and dates for the 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine. more >>


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MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. 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 >>



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 >>


Wichita

Brandy Evans Joins Visit Wichita as Vice President of Marketing

December 6, 2021

Visit Wichita has added Brandy Evans to their organization as Vice President of Marketing. more >>


Heartland

Heartland Soccer and Goodcents Team Up for an Exclusive 3-Year Partnership

November 22, 2021

Goodcents will be the official sub provider of the Heartland Soccer program. more >>


CollegeGridiron

College Gridiron Showcase Announces New Partnership

October 25, 2021

College Gridiron Showcase (CGS) is proud to announce its partnership with the University of Minnesota-based Dexalytics. more >>


Heartland

Prairiefire Celebrates Fourth Year in Partnership with the Heartland Soccer as Title Sponsor of the Heartland Midwest Classic

October 4, 2021

Teams throughout the Midwest traveled to compete in the Heartland Midwest Classic making an estimated $2.7 million economic impact . 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

FoD_Cornfield_Smaller Article | July 15, 2021
Field of Dreams Game is Reality With Youth Ball Already Playing There

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you hype it, they will come, probably in droves. The long-awaited Field of Dreams game at the ballpark in the cornfield (yes, that cornfield) in...   More>>


CollClub Article | June 25, 2021
The National Federation of Collegiate Club Sports Leagues, L.L.C. (CollClubSports)

By: Sandy Sanderson

Helping students remain active and engaged in sports, even outside of the varsity framework, has long been the mission of the National Federation of...   More>>


Marketing Article | June 25, 2021
Pandemic Plus Side? The Evolution of Sports Marketing

By: Ally Mills Dorrough, APR, TMP

The pandemic didn’t have many upsides but while in lockdown, organizations (both destinations and events) found time to fine-tune their marketing...   More>>


HaywardField Article | June 19, 2021
U.S. Olympic Trials Venues Open to Spectators

By: Michael Popke

We finally have a decision on spectators at the Olympics next month in Tokyo. Presently, the U.S. trials for many sports are hosting fans as well,...   More>>



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