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KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Shares Summer Update

September 17, 2021

The King Kat Tournament Trail is well underway, with regional events coming up. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Gives Anglers Last Chances Before Championship

September 10, 2021

As fall begins, the King Kat Tournament Trail winds down with the last events prior to the championship. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Enters the Homestretch

September 1, 2021

The King Kat Tournament Trail moves into the homestretch with the last events prior to the championship. more >>


DesMoinesMarathon

Des Moines Marathon Announces Details of Ancillary Event

August 9, 2021

The DMOS Orthopaedic Sports & Fitness Expo hours will be produced as an ancillary event to the Des Moines Marathon in October. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Continuing in Destinations Nationwide

August 2, 2021

The 2021 King Kat Tournament Trail continues with a full schedule of events for 2021. 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

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

blank Article | November 4, 2013
Courts of Appeal

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis facilities are unique among sports venues, since tennis is played in much more intimate settings than traditional field sports.   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2013
Sticking the Landing: Successful Gymnastics Events from Bidding to Competition and Beyond

By: Jenny Wierschem

Setting the scene for a successful gymnastics events means more than backflips and balance beams. NGBs and prime destinations provide insights.   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   More>>


Popular Culture Article | April 28, 2013
Soccer: Popular Culture

By: Peter Francesconi

How popular is soccer in the U.S.? Here’s an interesting stat: An ESPN Sports Poll says there’s at least one soccer player in 30 percent of all...   More>>



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