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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Fort Worth

Fort Worth Has Full Calendar of Events

January 13, 2022

Fort Worth has announced everything from cowboy culture to March Madness to elite collegiate gymnastics. more >>


VisitFrisco

USA Gymnastics’ 2022 Winter Cup to be presented by OZONE, TURN

January 11, 2022

USA Gymnastics' 2022 premier events season will kick off February 25-27 with the Winter Cup at the Star in Frisco, Texas. more >>


MajorLeagueFishing

Roster Set for Major League Fishing’s REDCREST 2022 in Tulsa

January 11, 2022

Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees is to Host 41 Anglers Competing for Top Prize of $300,000,with Expo to Be Held at Tulsa’s Expo Square more >>


TransplantGames

Get Your BID On: 2024 Transplant Games of America Seeking a Host City

January 6, 2022

The Transplant Life Foundation is seeking proposals from cities interested in hosting the Transplant Games of America in the Summer of 2024. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Arlington

Brent DeRaad Takes the Helm of Arlington CVB

December 13, 2021

The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Brent DeRaad has been chosen to lead the city’s DMO into the future. more >>


OKC

Wisniewski selected for sports VP post at OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau

December 6, 2021

The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced that Adam Wisniewski is the new Vice President of Sports Development. more >>


PelicanBay

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Awarded as Family Favorite in Oklahoma City

November 29, 2021

Local magazine’s annual contest represents the go-to destinations and businesses, as voted by readers. more >>


Watchfire

Tulsa’s Holland Hall Selects Watchfire Signs For Upgraded Video Board

November 22, 2021

At Holland Hall in Tulsa, Okla., fans of the Dutch are seeing an all-new video scoreboard and sound system from Watchfire Signs. more >>



ElPaso

Groups Play More in El Paso

November 11, 2021

Sports event planners have discovered El Paso is sun soaked, warm and always ready for kickoffs, tip-offs and starting guns, with the best venues... more >>


Smaller

Host in the “Hub City”

May 12, 2021

From start to finish, Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. From welcoming athletes and offering excellent accommodations and restaurants... more >>


Smaller

Round Rock, Texas is Open for Business

May 12, 2021

Round Rock is open for business! We have above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. more >>


Frisco

Frisco, Texas: The City That Plays

May 12, 2021

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. more >>


BaseballLittle

You Can Have It All in Plano, Texas

May 12, 2021

With an experienced, award-winning athletics staff, Plano, Texas produces amateur youth sports tournaments at a professional level. 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>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Frisco, Texas Is The City That Plays   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Round Rock, Texas: Open for Business   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Round Rock is now open for business! We have gone above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. More>>


Smallert Case study | May 14, 2021
Host Your Event in the “Hub City”   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. Find out how your event will feel right at home here in the "Hub City." More>>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


CricketWorldCup Article | January 16, 2022
The USA is Co-Host of a Cricket World Cup – Will It Launch the Sport Here?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The international cricket community hopes a recent successful bid, in conjunction with Cricket West Indies, to host the 2024 T20 World Cup in the USA...   More>>


FIFAWorldCup Article | January 15, 2022
Destinations Winding Up the Spin Cycle to Host 2026 World Cup Games

By: Michael Popke

We still don’t have the final announcement (FIFA! How long will this take?) but that hasn’t stopped candidate cities nationwide from winding up...   More>>


Gymnast Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature...   More>>



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