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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Announces Details of Event

December 8, 2021

The seventh annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship presented by LA Golf will be held March 4-6 at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>


RunningUSA

2022 Running USA Industry Conference Coming to Walt Disney World

December 8, 2021

The event is returning to the Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL. more >>


DuPage

2021 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships Kick Off Today in DuPage

December 7, 2021

Athletes from around the country will compete for 34 national titles in the 2021 Cyclocross National Championships. more >>


PikesPeak

PPIHC Announces Dates for 2022 Events

December 7, 2021

The milestone 100th Running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo will be on June 26, 2022. more >>



Reach

Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA: More Convenient, More Fun, More Help, More Facilities

November 30, 2021

It’s time you met Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Easily accessed, well-appointed and just plain IMPOSSIBLE not to enjoy, this is... more >>


ElPaso

Groups Play More in El Paso

November 11, 2021

Sports event planners have discovered El Paso is sun soaked, warm and always ready for kickoffs, tip-offs and starting guns, with the best venues... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


MarshallCounty

Not Just A Water Destination… Marshall County is a Winning Destination

November 1, 2021

North Alabama’s Marshall County is home to the state’s largest lake, Lake Guntersville, and opportunities to play on and off the water. more >>


Cabarrus1

Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage High-Profile Myrtle Beach Club

December 6, 2021

Troon® has been selected to manage the Members Club golf facility and Ocean Club social facility at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA TOUR and CDW Extend Partnership Through 2026

November 29, 2021

CDW continues exclusive sponsorship of ShotLink, the TOUR’s real-time scoring system. more >>


PelicanBay

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Awarded as Family Favorite in Oklahoma City

November 29, 2021

Local magazine’s annual contest represents the go-to destinations and businesses, as voted by readers. more >>


Rocket

Detroit’s Rocket Mortgage Extends its Title Sponsorship of the Rocket Mortgage Classic through 2027

November 22, 2021

First-ever PGA TOUR event within the city limits of Detroit to continue supporting community initiatives. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 1, 2021
When Hosting, The World Equestrian Center-Ocala Doesn’t Horse Around   

By: Judy Leand

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is situated on 6,000 acres of gorgeous rolling hills the heart of North-Central Florida, a locale known as the... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>


White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


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>>


Articles

WomensLax Article | August 11, 2021
Which Sports Will be Showcased in Los Angeles in 2028?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The biggest competition in the U.S. right now isn’t on a field or court or pool; it’s playing out in board rooms, on social media and in...   More>>


Wrestling Article | August 11, 2021
Inside Events: Wrestle Like A Girl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the USA’s gold medals won by female athletes in Tokyo went to wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock, and that is great news for Wrestle Like A Girl,...   More>>


BrodyMalone Article | July 30, 2021
Olympic Gymnasts Serving Notice: College Cuts Mean Fewer Medals

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Athletes in men’s gymnastics – a top-ten-most-watched Olympic sport – have a message for TV viewers: the U.S. national teams in these sports...   More>>


Lifeguards Article | July 30, 2021
Baywatch for Real? Adults Climbing Back onto the Guard Towers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

At the height of Baywatch’s TV popularity, real-life guards complained that adults were playing full-time lifeguards, though most guards were high...   More>>



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