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Announcement Regarding Changes to Scheduled Sports Events

March 13, 2020

SDM works to keep its readers updated on events that are postponed or cancelled; however, please reach out to event owners for information. more >>


SDM

A Note from Sports Destination Management to Our Friends in the Industry

March 13, 2020

Due North Publisher Scott Swoger has posted a message for SDM readers and subscribers regarding the reaction to COVID-19. more >>


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USA Triathlon Announces Virtual Duathlon Platform

April 8, 2020

USA Triathlon will host a virtual duathlon from April 10-May 17 to support the multisport community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>


MLF

Ready, Set, Cast! MLF Airing the Patriot Cup in April and May

April 8, 2020

Major League Fishing (MLF) is helping outdoor enthusiasts get their fix through airing the Patriot Cup throughout April and May. more >>


PPIHC

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Postponed to August

April 8, 2020

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has made the decision to change the date of its race to Sunday, August 30. more >>



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Travel & Tourism Awards Presented in Springfield, Missouri

April 6, 2020

The Convention & Visitors Bureau recently presented its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards in Springfield. more >>


SFASFM

Ballparks of America Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Facility Operator

April 6, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


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Rosen Passes USA Bobsled Skeleton Leadership Torch to McGuire as CEO

April 6, 2020

John Rosen's retirement officially begins as newly hired CEO Aron McGuire takes the reins. more >>


Minneapolis

Tourism and Hospitality Industry Success Highlighted at Meet Minneapolis Annual Meeting

April 6, 2020

Meet Minneapolis noted successes in 2019 and presented an insider’s look at the future of meetings, events and tourism in Minneapolis more >>


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Panama City Beach Sports Complex Announces New General Manager

April 6, 2020

Panama City Beach Sports Complex has hired Jamie Cox as GM. Cox comes from the high-performing Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more >>


Spotlights

blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
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 unveiled an attraction... More>>


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>>


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>>


Articles

Open4Service Article | April 7, 2015
Nothing But Net: How Much did Indiana’s Legislature Cost Indiana?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are bad decisions and there are bad decisions made worse by their timing. And at the end of the day, it was the combination of both that made...   More>>


Article | April 6, 2015
The Decline of the Swag Bag

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The Western African black rhino. The carrier pigeon. The swag bag at races? Times were, goodie bags were a staple at 5Ks, fun runs and other road...   More>>


Article | April 6, 2015
Pickleball: The Sport with a Funny Name is Serious About Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport with the funny name is serious about attracting national competitions to new destinations. Pickleball, a paddle sport that looks a bit like...   More>>


Article | March 30, 2015
Registration Rate Rage: Evaluating High Race Entrance Fees for Value

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While running is usually considered a low-cost sport – all you really need is a good pair of shoes and a road or track – if you hope to compete,...   More>>


Article | March 30, 2015
Running Shoes? Running Barefoot? Science Hasn’t Figured it Out Yet

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Run in shoes or run barefoot? Once an alien concept to runners in Western countries, the images of African distance runners running barefoot made...   More>>



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