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HoustonOpen

Houston Open Announced for October 2019

September 16, 2019

The Astros Golf Foundation officially announced that the 2019 Houston Open will be held October 7-13 at the Golf Club of Houston. more >>


HighFive

High Five Events Lists Calendar of Races, Marathons, Triathlons and More for 2019, 2020

September 13, 2019

Austin, Texas-based High Five Events has announced a number of competitive events beginning this weekend. more >>


DallasSports

Texas Open Pickleball Championships Ready to Roll into Dallas with 700 Players

September 11, 2019

The Texas version of the fastest growing sport in America will be played in Coppell, Texas, this weekend. more >>


BAssmaster

High Lake Levels Mean Bassmaster Elite Now Moves to September

September 11, 2019

High lake levels at Fort Gibson Lake, OK, have caused the postponement of the Cherokee Casino Tahlequah Bassmaster Elite tournament. more >>


HoustonOpen

Houston Open Coming Next Month

September 5, 2019

The Houston Open will be held at the Golf Club of Houston on October 7th - 13th, 2019. more >>



NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


HighFive

Austin Gives Miles Surpasses Fundraising Goal

August 5, 2019

Austin Gives Miles, Official Charity Program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon® presented by Under Armour, raised $1,187,000. more >>


Arlington

Arlington CVB Launches CGI Animated Destination TV Spot

July 22, 2019

.The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has launched a new leisure destination TV spot. more >>


Spectra

Lopez Named GM for KBHCC in Dallas

July 15, 2019

J. Anthony Lopez is the new General Manager for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCC) in Dallas, Texas, according to Spectra. more >>


Go_RoundRock

Go Round Rock to Serve as New Brand for Leisure Tourism

April 29, 2019

The new brand reflects the city’s presence as a destination for sports tourists and as a well-rounded destination for “bleisure” tourism. more >>



OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>


Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Lincoln1

Current, Future Sport Complexes Offer Numerous Options for Lincoln Athletes

March 22, 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, continues to grow as a sports destination. The new venues proliferating across the city have set a new standard for all other... more >>


White Papers

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>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 3, 2019
With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>


blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Sports Events Shine Bright In El Paso, Texas   

By: Judy Leand

Situated in West Texas in the foothills of the majestic Franklin Mountains, El Paso is also known as “Sun City” due to its 300-plus days of... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


Articles

TouchFootball Article | September 4, 2019
Texas Organization First in Country to Require Helmets for Touch Football

By: Michael Popke

Touch football is gaining favor among parents for its comparative safety – but even so, organizers are taking no chances. The Texas State 7on7...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
The Perfect Landing

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Heading into the 2020 Games in Tokyo, the U.S. is seeing the expected uptick in interest in gymnastics. And from beginner and recreational level to...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...   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>>



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