July/August 2017 | Sports Destination Management

July/August 2017


Sports Destination Management Magazine

July/August 2017

If your interests include not merely sports themselves but the business of sports, this issue is for you. Leading off, we have an article on planning international sports events, negotiating the stay-to-play policy, best practices in volunteer recruitment and engagement – and working with sports commissions and CVBs. There’s also excellent coverage of the Southeast as a destination, road sports, lacrosse and combative sports, as well as volleyball and competitive cheer. Who could ask for more? Click here to start the learning process.

In this issue

Competitive Cheer & Dance: Where We Are, Where We're Going

BY: Jim Lord

The world of competitive cheer and dance continues to evolve. It used to be the sport was confined to the sidelines, where a pep squad jumped up and down and helped stoke the spectators’ enthusiasm for the game. These days, you’ll find cheer on the international stage, and even with a presence at the Olympic level. Here is our annual look inside the sport and its development, as well as the issues surrounding it, from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACA). more....