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Fayetteville

Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Host US Trail Running Conference

February 28, 2020

The 2020 US Trail Running Conference will take place in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from October 21 - 24, 2020. more >>


CAntonOH

Canton, Ohio's Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon Announces Championship Event

February 28, 2020

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon will host the Road Runners Club of America Central Region Half Marathon Championship. more >>


USA_Hockey

USA Hockey Announces National Championship Sites Nationwide

February 27, 2020

USA Hockey announced the 2021 USA Hockey National Championships host sites. Ten different cities in nine states will crown champions. more >>


VBR

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Triathlon Announces Route

February 27, 2020

IRONMAN announced course details for the inaugural Carilion Clinic IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia’s Blue Ridge triathlon on Sunday, June 7, 2020. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Sells Out Event at Omni LaCosta

February 26, 2020

World TeamTennis announced its inaugural All-Star Weekend on February 29 and March 1, as well as the sponsors for this sold-out event. more >>



Engel

Engel Coolers Renews Partnership with Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series for the 2020 Season

February 24, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers and Engel Coolers have renewed their partnership with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


itpta

PTR, iTPA Sign Partnership Agreement

February 24, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is proud to announce a new partnership with International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA). more >>


OrlandoNorth

Seminole County Reports Over $43 million in Actualized Economic Impact FY 2018/2019

February 24, 2020

As a result of filling Seminole County’s five major tournament facilities with sports events throughout 2019, sports tourism has been profitable. more >>


SmithRiver

SRSC's Promise to Fill All 52 Weekends in 2020

February 24, 2020

The Smith River Sports Complex is making a promise to fill all 52 weekends of the 2020 calendar year with an organized event or activity. more >>


FoxCities

Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau names 2020 Board of Directors

February 24, 2020

The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (FCCVB) in Wisconsin recently named its 2020 Board of Directors. more >>


Spotlights

TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established its reputation as a prime sports destination, boasting great Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent sports... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


Articles

Falmouth Article | February 23, 2020
Can Economic Development Corporations Score Big Wins with Pro Tournaments?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We’re used to seeing pro sports events sponsored by sports commissions and CVBs. The Lake Charles Championship and the Visit Knoxville Open, both...   More>>


SkiMap Article | February 23, 2020
Climate Change Affecting Snowsports Events, Business

By: Michael Popke

Some elected officials still may be in denial regarding the effects of climate change, but they need only look at the snowsports industry to witness...   More>>


SLC_Olympics Article | February 22, 2020
Will Salt Lake City Bid on 2034 Winter Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

It is, as they say, déjà vu all over again. Salt Lake City, host of the 2002 Winter Games, has moved one stop closer to hosting the Winter Olympics...   More>>


Website Article | February 22, 2020
The Struggle to Create ADA-Accessible Registration Websites (and Avoid Predatory Lawsuits)

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many sports events are held in areas with parking and restrooms that are handicap-accessible, one obstacle to registration may be something...   More>>


Astros Article | February 21, 2020
Little Leagues Banning Use of ‘Astros’ Team Name

By: Michael Popke

Talk about blowback. In the wake of the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has opposing teams and fans calling not only for MLB to ban...   More>>



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