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Deadline Coming Up for SDM’s Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Program

September 4, 2019

The deadline is coming up quickly for SDM's awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Enter now! more >>


US_PTR

USPTA World Conference Coming to Vegas

September 19, 2019

The 2019 USPTA World Conference runs from Sunday, Sept. 22 to Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


Decathlon

First-Ever Citywide Plogging Event Coming to Emeryville This Weekend

September 17, 2019

The first-ever citywide plogging event, which combines running and picking up litter, will be hosted this weekend in Northern California. more >>


AirForceMArathon

Air Force Marathon Announces Guest Speakers, Event Details

September 17, 2019

The Air Force Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio, with a Sport & Fitness Expo beginning Sept. 19. more >>


Hype

HYPE Sports Innovation Reveals Its 2019 Sports-Blockchain Demo-Day Startup Cohort

September 16, 2019

HYPE Sports Innovation announced the exclusive group of 10 startups pitching in front of blockchain and sports industry investors and VCs in NYC. more >>



Rockford

Rockford Tourism’s Economic Impact Up in 2018

September 16, 2019

In 2018, travel provided $392 million in economic impact to Rockford and Winnebago County communities. more >>


CastingForRecovery

Casting for Recovery Receives Grant Funding From the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Connecting Women with Breast Cancer to the Outdoors

September 16, 2019

Casting for Recovery® (CfR) has announced that it has received a grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Debuts Roku Channel Featuring Tournament Coverage And Tips From Top Anglers

September 16, 2019

B.A.S.S. has debuted a free Roku channel with content of interest to anglers of all skill levels and interests. more >>


Minneapolis

Council for Responsible Sport Bestows Silver Level Sustainability Award to NCAA Final Four Event in Minneapolis

September 16, 2019

The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee was awarded silver level sustainability certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


Varsity

Varsity Spirit Announces Multiyear Partnership With Memphis Grizzlies

September 16, 2019

Varsity Spirit announced a partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies, to be the Official Outfitter of the Grizzlies Dance Team, the Grizz Girls. more >>


Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


Articles

TouchFootball Article | September 4, 2019
Texas Organization First in Country to Require Helmets for Touch Football

By: Michael Popke

Touch football is gaining favor among parents for its comparative safety – but even so, organizers are taking no chances. The Texas State 7on7...   More>>


Rugby_Women Article | September 4, 2019
Rugby Leaders Focusing on Development of Women’s Game

By: Michael Popke

One of the fastest-growing sports in the United States is rugby, with clubs established both in major cities and smaller communities. And evidence...   More>>


BlueGreenAlgae Article | September 4, 2019
Blue-Green Algae Levels Could Affect Open Water Events

By: Michael Popke

Unless you’ve been hiding from every news source imaginable, it’s been hard to miss the concern about the blue-green algae blooms that are...   More>>


Sustainability Article | September 4, 2019
Green is the New Black: Keeping Events Eco-Friendly Also Makes Them Profitable

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Is green the new black? Eco-friendly initiatives on all levels of sports events, from college tailgates to the Olympics, are on the increase – and...   More>>


WorldGames Article | September 4, 2019
What Birmingham Stands to Gain by Hosting the World Games in 2021

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When the World Games come to Birmingham, Alabama, in 2021, they’ll boost the city’s reputation as a center for multi-sport events on the highest...   More>>



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