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Heartland

Heartland Soccer Showcase Coming to GARMIN Soccer Complex

July 27, 2021

The Heartland Soccer Showcase Powered by The Merchant Fitness will be held July 30 – August 1, 2021 at the GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex. more >>


QuadBix

BIX IS Back on the streets of Downtown Davenport

July 22, 2021

Runners and walkers return to the iconic Bix course on Saturday, July 24, 2021 to celebrate the 47th Quad-City Times Bix 7. more >>


VisitWichita

World Series of Beep Baseball Set to Begin in Wichita

July 20, 2021

The sport is played with an oversized softball that beeps which allows the batter to time their swing. more >>


StLouisChess

Saint Louis Chess Club to Host Legends and Prodigies of American Chess

July 12, 2021

July marks the return to over-the-board chess play in Saint Louis, America's Chess Capital. more >>


Troon

Troon Challenge Continuing Nationwide

July 9, 2021

The regional qualifying schedule for the 2021 Troon Challenge sponsored by Callaway Golf® is continuing from now through October. more >>



HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. more >>


MoValley

MVC Announces Contract Extension to Keep Hoops in the Heartland in the Quad Cities

June 7, 2021

The Missouri Valley Conference announced an extension of its partnership with Visit Quad Cities and the TaxSlayer Center through 2024. more >>


Heartland

Huw Savage Joins Heartland Soccer as Referee Director and Assignor

May 24, 2021

Heartland Soccer Association announces the appointment of Huw Savage to the position of Referee Director and Assignor. more >>


Heartland

Jeff Bingman Joins Heartland Soccer as Referee Director and Assignor

May 10, 2021

Heartland Soccer Association announces the appointment of Jeff Bingman to the position of Referee Director and Assignor. 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 >>



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

blank Article | October 22, 2014
Outstanding Venues: Build the Perfect Event from the Ground Up

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The best way to build a great event is from the ground up. Here are some of the country's most outstanding venues to get you started.   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2014
The Heartland: The New Go-To for Sports

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Midwest, long known as the ‘heartland’ of the United States, is quickly becoming the new go-to for year-round sports events.   More>>


blank Article | June 30, 2014
Running, the People’s Sport

By: Juli Anne Patty

The sport of road racing has traveled through its own peaks and valleys and is now heading down a pleasant and profitable path.   More>>


blank Article | May 22, 2014
Need a Who’s Who? Here’s Your Go-To

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

From drawing board to playing field, tailgate to trophy, a successful event starts with a savvy partner. Meet some of the best and brightest.   More>>



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