West-North Central Articles


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Article | May 30, 2017
Fishing’s Bright Future   

With new participation initiatives and a booming tournament scene, fishing’s future is looking bright. Find out how cities across the U.S. are... More>>



DIVE
Article | May 3, 2017
Breaking Down the NCAA Site Selections: Good Breaks, Clean Breaks and Fast Facts   

And you thought March Madness had drama. The recent announcement of sites for NCAA tournaments spurred many cities into party mode and had pundits... More>>



US_BankStadium
Article | March 22, 2017
Lessons Learned: When Officials Don’t Set an Example   

File this one under “an illustration of irony.” An arena official in charge of oversight was found to have skipped the line in order to get the... More>>



Multi1
Article | March 20, 2017
The Wetter, The Better   

Competitive swimming and diving events – both indoors and outdoors, as well as water polo and synchronized swimming, all require good facilities to... More>>



Landscape1
Article | March 20, 2017
Golf Gets Its Groove Back   

With new player initiatives and a lot of work on the park of industry leaders, golf is getting its groove back. Around the country, courses at every... More>>



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Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages   

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer... More>>



Landscape
Article | January 30, 2017
Winter Wonderlands   

Think winter sports only occur in the high, windswept mountains? Chill out. While snowy peaks will always call to skiers and snowboarders, an array... More>>



DS_Sioux
Article | January 30, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>



Basketball
Article | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break   

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to... More>>



Champions
Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of... More>>



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