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WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Announces Match in Carlsbad, California

June 25, 2019

Rising American tennis star Amanda Anisimova will play World TeamTennis matches for the San Diego Aviators at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. more >>


Erie

Erie Gearing Up for Esports Tournament

June 25, 2019

SmashErie, an Erie-based eSports organization, will host its first Major Smash Ultimate Event, Brawl on the Bay, at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel. more >>


Troon

Troon Challenge Schedule Set

June 25, 2019

The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf® more >>


Snohomish

Deep Bench of Sports Events in Snohomish County

June 25, 2019

From June 28-30, the Snohomish County Sports Commission has a full slate of activities planned. more >>


CatchDesMoines

Ironman Announces Des Moines, Iowa as Host City Of New 2020 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

June 25, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa has been selected as a new multi-year host venue for the 2020 IRONMAN® 70.3® North American Championship. more >>



Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>



ProjectGolf

Decorated Military Veteran and Golf Industry Professional Gene Augustine Named Director of Project Golf, a Myrtle Beach-Based Grow the Game Initiative

June 17, 2019

Gene Augustine has been named the first director of Project Golf, an ambitious grow the game initiative. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


WTA

WTA and PTR Sign Partnership Agreement

June 17, 2019

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) and PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) have designated PTR as an Official Partner of the WTA Coach Program. more >>


Mobil1

Mobil 1 Named Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

June 17, 2019

ExxonMobil has announced that the Mobil 1 brand has become the Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. more >>


NextGenGolf

PGA of America Announces Acquisition of NextGenGolf

June 10, 2019

The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, to enhance player development programming designed to grow the game across emerging generations. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>


White Papers

DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | October 1, 2016
Phase Two: Millennial Running Study   

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events. More>>


KOA Whitepaper | June 1, 2016
The 2016 North American Camping Report   

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports. More>>


Articles

Julep Article | May 1, 2019
Will Churchill Downs Improvements Mean a Bigger Economic Finish?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hats. Horses. Juleps. Some things are iconic at the Kentucky Derby. But some things have also changed – home improvements, as it were, that are...   More>>


CherryBlossom Article | May 1, 2019
What Went Wrong – and How Event Owners Fixed It

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s every running event director’s nightmare: an error leads to an athlete’s performance being taken out of consideration for something bigger...   More>>


GolfIndRpt Article | May 1, 2019
Report: Golf Industry Has a Mixed Bag of News for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Depending on who's talking, golf is either flourishing or failing, with no middle ground. A new report, however, shows a mixed bag, with some cause...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The American Junior Golf Association

By: Stephen A. Hamblin

As the premier pathway set up to help promising young golfers find meaningful competition and ultimately, college scholarships, the American Junior...   More>>



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