West-North Central Articles


BBQ
Article | July 15, 2021
American Royal World Series of Barbecue   

With upwards of 60,000 journeying to the Kansas Speedway, the American Royal World Series of Barbecue is the largest non-traditional competition in... More>>



FoD_Cornfield_Smaller
Article | July 15, 2021
Field of Dreams Game is Reality With Youth Ball Already Playing There   

If you hype it, they will come, probably in droves. The long-awaited Field of Dreams game at the ballpark in the cornfield (yes, that cornfield) in... More>>



CollClub
Article | June 25, 2021
The National Federation of Collegiate Club Sports Leagues, L.L.C. (CollClubSports)   

Helping students remain active and engaged in sports, even outside of the varsity framework, has long been the mission of the National Federation of... More>>



Marketing
Article | June 25, 2021
Pandemic Plus Side? The Evolution of Sports Marketing   

The pandemic didn’t have many upsides but while in lockdown, organizations (both destinations and events) found time to fine-tune their marketing... More>>



HaywardField
Article | June 19, 2021
U.S. Olympic Trials Venues Open to Spectators   

We finally have a decision on spectators at the Olympics next month in Tokyo. Presently, the U.S. trials for many sports are hosting fans as well,... More>>



Map
Article | June 18, 2021
With Multiple Destinations Hosting, CONCACAF Has “Coopetition”   

While many destinations are focused on whether they will be picked as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, this summer brings a different... More>>



SPECTATORS
Article | May 12, 2021
Bringing Fans Back to the Stands   

Just like the rebound itself, spectator numbers in sports events are, well, all over the map. But everyone agrees fans are essential. More>>



MultiSport
Article | May 12, 2021
Track Is Back   

One of the most popular sports in the world, and one of the oldest and most revered, track and field is set to be contested in Tokyo this summer. But... More>>



DESTINATIONPERSPECTIVES
Article | May 12, 2021
Reinvesting in the Future to Build Economic Impact   

The economic impact from sports (something so modest as a few cents on a dollar) can be reinvested by communities for exponential growth. More>>



Monarchs
Article | May 7, 2021
With 100% Spectator Capacity, KC Monarchs Ready to Take the Field   

“Take me out to the ballgame/Take me out to the crowd…” That second line is about to reverberate loud (very loud) and clear in Kansas this... More>>



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