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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

AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... 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

FluShots Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>


FieldOfDreams Article | August 21, 2019
Even One Year Out, 'Field of Dreams' Game is Big Business

By: Michael Popke

It’s still a year away but the first-ever Major League game to be played at the iconic “field of dreams” in Iowa corn country is already an...   More>>


HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>



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