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UnitedSoccerCoaches

2022 United Soccer Coaches Convention Ready to Kick Off

January 18, 2022

The 2022 United Soccer Coaches Convention has released details. more >>


NorthstarRunning

5th Annual Twin Cities Smoosh Championship Taking Registrants

January 14, 2022

Northstar Running is excited to present the 5th Annual Twin Cities Smoosh Championship, February 5 at Sociable Cider Werks in Minneapolis. more >>


FreezeYerGizzard

Icebox Days Coming to International Falls, MN

January 12, 2022

Icebox Days, an annual celebration staged in what the world knows as the “Icebox of the Nation," begin this weekend in International Falls. more >>


TransplantGames

Get Your BID On: 2024 Transplant Games of America Seeking a Host City

January 6, 2022

The Transplant Life Foundation is seeking proposals from cities interested in hosting the Transplant Games of America in the Summer of 2024. more >>


GarminUnbound

All Roads Lead to Kansas as Garmin Unbound Entries Open

January 5, 2022

The lottery for the 2022 Garmin UNBOUND Gravel event, for the 200, 100, 50, and 25 race distances, officially opens today, January 5. more >>



Rapala

Rapala Expands Bassmaster Partnership, Inking Multiyear Deal As Premier Sponsor

December 20, 2021

Rapala’s Monster Bag rewards the angler with the heaviest single-day bag during the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic. more >>


VisitWichita

Visit Wichita Promotes Within to Make Changes to Sales, Sports Teams

December 14, 2021

Visit Wichita has announced organizational promotions and changes to strengthen its team. more >>


MeetMinneapolis

REM5 Virtual Reality Laboratory’s Bijan Berenjian Honored with the Meet Minneapolis ‘Hospitality Hero’ Award

December 13, 2021

Meet Minneapolis is pleased to share its quarterly Hospitality Hero honoring efforts from a small business that is doing really unique things. 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 >>



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

One Great Sports Destination: The Midwest Article | October 31, 2008
One Great Sports Destination: The Midwest

By: Josh Norris

A quick perusal of the country's sports map makes one thing abundantly clear to even the most casual of sports followers: For top-notch events, the...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2008
Wild for Winter Sports

By: Juli Anne Patty

Snow and ice sports draw millions of participants every year, not to mention the families and fans who flock to these events as spectators. For...   More>>


blank Article | June 30, 2008
Indoor Arena Management: Opportunities and Challenges

By: Shawn Ryan

If you want to rent the Pittsburgh Indoor Soccer Arena in the winter, when its three fields are covered sun-up to sundown with soccer, lacrosse and...   More>>


blank Article | June 1, 2018
2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management congratulates the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards and thanks our readers for their feedback and...   More>>



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