West-North Central Articles

Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins   

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)... More>>


Article | February 6, 2019
Report: Charter Planes Used More by Men’s Teams Than Women’s   

The great divide between men’s and women’s teams at the collegiate level is an often-referenced (and much argued) issue. A recent report... More>>



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Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers   

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue   

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin... More>>



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Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM   

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable... More>>



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Article | November 14, 2018
The Heart of Sports in America: Accessible, Accommodating, Affordable   

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>>



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Article | November 14, 2018
The Rodeo Roundup   

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>>


Article | November 14, 2018
Milwaukee’s New Fiserv Forum Makes History with Bird-Friendly Design   

After an inordinate number of instances where birds crashed into U.S. Bank Stadium and died, designers started paying attention. And when Fiserv... More>>


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

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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Article | November 9, 2018
Pickleball: Catching the Wave   

There’s been explosive growth in pickleball and a resulting uptick in the number of venues to host it. Across the country, events are bringing in... More>>



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