West-North Central Articles


REGIONAL2
Article | November 2, 2020
In the Heartland, Sports Thrive   

Sports loyalty runs deep in the Midwest, where professional and college teams are considered family. The Heartland is also known for friendliness,... More>>



MULTISPORTEQ2
Article | November 2, 2020
Horseplay: Multiple Disciplines Boost Equestrian Events’ Popularity   

For more than a century, American equestrian athletes have represented the U.S. in international competition, claiming medals in the Olympics, Pan... More>>



MULTISPORTRODEO2
Article | November 2, 2020
Bucking Convention: Rodeo Has New Grounds for Growth   

With an American fan base exceeding 43 million people, ever-increasing media coverage (and prize purses), as well as a new focus on attracting... More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
When Will the Expos, Fan Fests and Skill Clinics Restart?   

The announcement of NCAA championship sites stretching from 2022 to 2026 was exactly the welcome shot of confidence and optimism the industry has... More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships   

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a... More>>



PBR
Article | October 9, 2020
Inside Events: Professional Bull Riders   

Maybe the bulls were tougher than COVID. Professional Bull Riders (PBR) was the first sport to get back on television and continue having... More>>


Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume   

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume.... More>>



SPORTSSOFTBALL2
Article | September 1, 2020
Softball Facilities: Hitting it Out of the Park   

As softball prepares to make its triumphant return to the Olympics, organizers are looking forward to resuming their tournaments. The sport remains... More>>



Football
Article | August 27, 2020
In Pursuit of Scholarships, Families Moving to States Allowing Youth Sports   

We already know parents will take extra jobs and go into debt in order to pay for kids’ sports – all in the pursuit of an athletic scholarship to... More>>



NCAA
Article | August 25, 2020
If NCAA's Fall Championships Move to Spring, Will Original Host Cities Have Priority?   

If COVID-19 has been the big monkeywrench in 2020, the NCAA is ready with the WD-40. The organization recently announced that it would work toward... More>>



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