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Wheelchair Basketball Championships Coming to Wichita

February 24, 2020

The 2020 NWBA Toyota Adult and Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships are being hosted by Visit Wichita. more >>


YanktonSD

Yankton, SD, to Host 2021 World Archery Championships

February 24, 2020

World Archery has awarded its 2021 World Championships to Yankton, South Dakota, on the final day of its Congress in the Netherlands. more >>


Wichita

Bar2Bar MX Park, Visit Wichita Team Up to Bring Regional Motocross Competition to Wichita Area

February 20, 2020

Wichita will host the 2020 North Central Rocky Mountain ATV/MX AMA Amateur Nation Motocross Regional Championship. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships to Continue in South Dakota

February 10, 2020

The NAIA announced that Dakota State (SD) will continue to host the Indoor Track & Field National Championship through the 2022 season. more >>


Wichita

For Second Year in a Row, Wichita Selected as The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Regional Site

February 4, 2020

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) has selected Wichita as one of its 2020 regional sites for its seventh annual tournament. 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 >>


Springfield

Springfield, Missouri, CVB Hires Content Coordinator

December 9, 2019

Madison Russell has joined the staff of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau as content coordinator. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


Aldi

ALDI Announces Partnership with Heartland Soccer Association

November 11, 2019

ALDI and the Heartland Soccer Association are proud to announce their renewed partnership for the 2019 fall soccer season. 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 | November 9, 2018
Pickleball: Catching the Wave

By: Peter Francesconi

There’s been explosive growth in pickleball and a resulting uptick in the number of venues to host it. Across the country, events are bringing in...   More>>


blank Article | November 9, 2018
Serve It Up!

By: Peter Francesconi

The sport of tennis has had some major investments in facilities recently. A few years ago, the U.S. Tennis Association opened its massive USTA...   More>>


SoccerMom Article | October 3, 2018
Judge to Parent: Coaches, Not Courts, Decide Who's on the Soccer Team

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A federal judge denied a soccer mom's attempt to force a high school to put her son on the team, despite her claim that he would suffer "irreparable...   More>>


NCAAFinalFour Article | October 3, 2018
Four for Final Four: Inside the NCAA’s Choices

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

NCAA football is king right now, but four areas are cleaning up confetti after learning of their selection as host cities for the Women’s Final...   More>>



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