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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 >>


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 >>



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

Whitepaper | January 20, 2010
College Sports 101: A Primer on Money, Athletics, and Higher Education in the 21st Century   

This report offers an overview of the business and economic landscape of intercollegiate athletics, with a particular focus on the Football Bowl... 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 | June 17, 2015
Hitting the Road - Marathons, Triathlons and Novelty Runs Co-Exist, Making Running a Truly Universal Activity

By: Michael Popke

The landscape of running and road sports continues to evolve, with a new trends (color runs, obstacle races, etc.) gaining a foothold.   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Article | May 18, 2015
Approval for Convention Center Hotel to Broaden KC’s Hosting Horizons

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Kansas City, Missouri, recently voted “Best City for Sports-Crazed Fans," needs some help if it’s going to live up to its reputation. The city is...   More>>



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