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ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series Comes to the USA for the First Time

February 27, 2020

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series is launching its first-ever race weekend in America. 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 >>


USA_WaterPolo

Riverside Ready to Host USA Water Polo Action

February 27, 2020

Riverside is thrilled to have been selected again as the host city for USA Water Polo’s ODP National Championships in February and March. 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 >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Teeing Off

February 26, 2020

The 5th Annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship is set for February 28 – March 1, 2020 at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. 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 >>


SlipperyRock

New Owners of Slippery Rock Golf Course Make Their Debut

February 12, 2020

Slippery Rock Golf Club & Events Center, formerly the Oakview Golf Club, is under new ownership and ready to debut new features. more >>


PresidentsCup

Presidents Cup and Partners Generate More Than $1.1M for Australia Bushfire Relief

February 7, 2020

The Presidents Cup and partner organizations have combined to generate more than $1.1M for Australia bushfire relief efforts. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... 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>>


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>>


White Papers

Deloitte Whitepaper | December 1, 2018
eSports Graduates to the Big Leagues: Insights from Deloitte   

With competitive gaming drawing larger audiences, eSports is filling arenas and boosting bottom lines for game publishers and event owners. More>>


MDCommerce Whitepaper | October 1, 2018
Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. More>>


WE ARE GOLF Whitepaper | August 1, 2018
The U.S. Golf Economy Report   

This report presented by Golf 20/20 shows spending and income on the golf industry, providing an economic snapshot of the sport More>>


RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


Articles

Obstacle Racing: Mud, Blood and Pay Dirt: Planning an Obstacle Race from the Ground Up Article | February 28, 2013
Mud, Blood and Pay Dirt: Planning an Obstacle Race from the Ground Up

By: Sports Destination Management Team

One part boot camp, one part foot race and 100 percent adrenaline rush, obstacle racing has muscled into the public conscience. It's the latest...   More>>


Photo courtesy of Larry Slater Article | February 12, 2013
A Slap In The Face To America’s Athletes And Their Dreams: IOC Drops Wrestling

By: Mike Moran

America has competed in wrestling in every Games other than the star-crossed 1980 Games in Moscow, when the desperate White House and President Jimmy...   More>>


Permitting and Working with Authorities: Finishing What Has to be Done Before the Race Starts Article | December 31, 2012
Permitting and Working with Authorities

By: Dave McGillivray

There are plenty of people who attend sports events like road races, and because they enjoy themselves so much, they become participants in those...   More>>


Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act Article | December 31, 2012
Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act

By: Lee Corrigan

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a city to host a marathon. In addition to the actual 26.2 miles of streets, it takes a year-long...   More>>



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