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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


Thayer

New Thayer Sports Center in Braintree is Now Open

November 18, 2019

ESG Associates (EDGE Sports Group) and Thayer Academy announce that the new Thayer Sports Center is officially open. more >>


CommunityFirst

Community First Champion Center Holding Open House

November 15, 2019

The Community First Champion Center invites the public to a community open house on Thursday, November 21, from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. more >>


USABA

USABA Announces Success with Recent Events, Releases Calendar of Competitions

November 15, 2019

The United States Association of Blind Athletes has released a calendar of events, as well as news of interest to athletes and coaches. more >>


MyrtleBeachFallClassic

Myrtle Beach Short Par 4 Fall Classic Announces Sellout Field

November 15, 2019

The sixth annual Short Par 4 Fall Classic, on Nov. 17-21 on 16 of Myrtle Beach’s best courses, has attracted a sold-out field of 432 golfers. more >>



Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

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


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>



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Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Cary

Cary Tennis Park Given US Tennis Association’s Highest Facility Honor as the 2019 Featured Facility Award Winner

November 18, 2019

The Cary Tennis Park has received one of the highest honors bestowed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body. more >>


TDSports

TD Sports West Becomes Official Portable Tennis Court Supplier of 2019 USPTA World Conference Presented by Havana Bob's

November 18, 2019

TD Sports West will install a full-size tennis court in the convention space at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


IMG

IMG ARENA to Distribute Official PGA TOUR Scoring Data in North America

November 11, 2019

The PGA TOUR and IMG ARENA expanded their agreement for the distribution of TOUR’s official scoring data to betting operators. more >>


KXAN

KXAN Simple Health to be Title Sponsor of 2020 Austin Marathon 5K

October 28, 2019

High Five Events introduces KXAN Simple Health as the title sponsor of the 2020 Austin Marathon 5K. 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>>


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>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established a reputation for itself as a prime sports destination, boasting Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent... More>>


White Papers

RunningUSA Whitepaper | June 1, 2014
State of the Sport-Part 1: Non-Traditional Running Events   

In five years, the estimated finishers in U.S. non-traditional events grew from the low six figures in 2009 to a staggering 4 million in 2013. More>>


MinneapolisParks Whitepaper | May 1, 2014
Current Trends in Golf   

On the cusp of being featured in the Summer Olympics, golf reflects participation initiatives, ecological interests and more in this 2009 study. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2014
Running USA Annual Marathon Report   

More new highs for U.S. marathons with 541,000 finishers and more than 1,100 races; ING New York City Marathon returns to the top in 2013. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>


Articles

CollegeTri Article | August 21, 2019
Women's College Triathlon Close to Becoming an NCAA Championship Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When USA Triathlon recently announced that Central College in Pella, Iowa, is the 31st school in the nation to add women’s triathlon as a varsity...   More>>


Eliud Article | August 21, 2019
Can New Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Attempt Revive Interest in Distance Running?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sub-two-hour marathon – an attempt that came thisclose to succeeding two years ago, is back for another try this October. Can world marathon...   More>>


Image Article | August 7, 2019
New Report Provides Template for Building the Perfect Esports Arena

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the arms race to build the best inventory of sports venues, cities with purpose-built esports facilities are marketing themselves as having an...   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>



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