West-South Central


US_YouthSoccer

Baton Rouge to Host 2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships

November 14, 2018

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will host the 2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships. more >>


RunningEventLogo

Organizers: Changes Coming to Running Event

November 8, 2018

Diversified Communications will produce the 13th edition, which will be held November 27-30, 2018 in Austin, TX. more >>


OracleChallenger

Oracle Challenger Series Coming to Houston

November 7, 2018

The second stop on the Road to Indian Wells will take place at the George R. Brown Tennis Center at Rice University on November 10-18, 2018. more >>


USA_Yoga

USA Yoga Lists Competitive Event Details

October 25, 2018

USA Yoga has listed four Regionals to be held this season, along with their corresponding entry deadlines. more >>



UnderArmour

Under Armour Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Austin Marathon

September 24, 2018

High Five Events announced Under Armour Inc. has returned as the presenting sponsor of the Austin Marathon. more >>


3M

3Mgives Names Austin Youth River Watch Beneficiary of 2019 3M Half Marathon

September 10, 2018

3Mgives has selected Austin Youth River Watch (AYRW) as the beneficiary of the 2019 3M Half Marathon. more >>


HighFive

2018 Austin Marathon Contributes $37.5 Million to Austin Economy

August 20, 2018

High Five Events proudly announces that the Austin Marathon® injected $37.5 million into the Austin economy during race weekend. more >>


Zurich

Zurich Insurance extends sponsorship of Zurich Classic of New Orleans through 2026

June 18, 2018

Zurich Insurance is renewing its sponsorship of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans through 2026. more >>



RoundRock

Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>


RoundRock

Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Laredo

Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>


Athens

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

June 13, 2018

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball in Athens,... more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 13, 2018
Bolstering Success in a Burgeoning Destination   

By: Michael Popke

To say that Speedway Village — a massive privately-owned indoor and outdoor sports complex that added more components in early 2018 — has... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
Discover the Unexpected: El Paso   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You may think you know El Paso. You may even have been to El Paso. But Brooke Underwood, director of convention development for Destination El Paso,... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>


White Papers

superbowl Whitepaper | July 1, 2016
2013 Super Bowl Visitor Study and Economic Impact   

During the week prior to the big game in 2013, there was a substantial economic impact in the New Orleans metro area. More>>


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>>



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Articles

blank Article | November 14, 2018
The Heart of Sports in America:

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports in the U.S., the Midwest has a lot to offer. The area is easily accessible to most of the country. Its sports facilities,...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Rodeo Roundup

By: Michael Popke

Rodeo venues can be found all over the United States — even in places where you might not expect them, including places like Sedalia, Missouri,...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>



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