Sports Facilities


eSports

Arlington, Texas, Releases Details of New eSports Stadium

March 26, 2019

The innovative Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas, is North America’s largest premier eSports stadium. more >>


VirginiaBeach

New Virginia Beach Sports Center Opening in 2020

March 21, 2019

The Virginia Beach CVB announces development of a new 285,000 square feet state-of-the-art sport center, slated for completion fall 2020. more >>


USL

Tampa Bay Rowdies to Host USL Experience Event

March 13, 2019

Ahead of the Super Y League's 21st year, the league has announced the USL Experience will be hosted by the Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2019. more >>


LazyE

Lazy E Arena to Host Cinch Timed Event Championship

March 8, 2019

The Cinch Timed Event Championship returns to the Lazy E Arena March 8-10, 2019. 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 >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Many youth sports tournaments are choosing the Texas coast to take advantage of outstanding sports venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined with... more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County, VA: An Ideal Location for Any Tournament

March 1, 2019

Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Loudoun County is home to Dulles International Airport. Far enough north for winter sports, yet far... more >>


Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

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 >>


Overhead

Perry, Oklahoma: A Baseball Oasis on the Central Plains

February 1, 2019

Sports are an important part of the fabric of communities and Perry, Oklahoma, fits tournaments into that fabric seamlessly and perfectly. With... more >>



Cox

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Names Cox Business as Las Vegas Ballpark® Technology Sponsor

March 25, 2019

Cox Business will provide internet, managed WiFi, distributed antenna system, and video-voice services for a connected guest experience. more >>


Elizabethtown

Janna Clark Announced Elizabethtown Tourism Executive Director

March 11, 2019

Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) Board of Directors approved the hiring of Janna Clark as the new Executive Director. more >>


OrlandoNorth

Orlando North Seminole County Sees a Home-Run Year for Sports Tourism

March 11, 2019

Thanks to the four major tournament facilities in Orlando North/Seminole County, sports tourism has become one of the most lucrative draws. more >>


SportsForce

Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi hires new General Manager

February 11, 2019

Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi, a brand new youth tournament facility, has hired Jason Jackson as its new General Manager. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Where Venue Flexibility Meets Midwestern Hospitality   

By: Michael Popke

If you’re even vaguely familiar with Iowa, you know that wrestling is one of the state’s most popular sports, which is why wrestling tournaments... More>>


blank Case study | November 13, 2018
Bolstering Success in a Burgeoning Destination   

By: Michael Popke

To say that Speedway Village — a massive privately-owned indoor and outdoor sports complex that added more components in early 2018 — has... More>>


blank Case study | November 9, 2018
Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


White Papers

FIFA Whitepaper | June 1, 2018
Environmental Impact Study on Artificial Football Turf   

FIFA recently performed a study on the environmental impact of recycling synthetic fields. The results of this research are here. More>>


CCSE Whitepaper | April 1, 2018
Studies on Sustainable Development of Ecological Sports Tourism Resources and Its Industry   

Using analysis of ecological sports tourism, researchers examined key resources and proposed a novel model for sustainable development. More>>


GreenSportsAlliance Whitepaper | April 1, 2017
Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiency in Sports Venues   

The document looks at ways U.S. sports venues can make a positive ecological impact by reducing their energy and water use. More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>



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Articles

IMG Article | March 20, 2019
Could Ripple Effect from College Bribery Scandal Hit Sports Events?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Unless you’ve been living in a fallout shelter, it’s been impossible to miss the news of the college admission scandal. The question, however, is...   More>>


Can Article | March 20, 2019
Rutgers, New Mexico State Tap in Alcohol for Revenue Boosts

By: Michael Popke

Athletic programs at two major universities recently made headlines regarding the sale of alcohol — and not just during games. Rutgers is expanding...   More>>


Cemeteries Article | March 20, 2019
Cemeteries Seeing New Life as Racing Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Across the U.S., cemeteries are seeing increased use as grounds for sports events. And once you get past the knee-jerk factor, it makes sense....   More>>


Preakness Article | March 6, 2019
Will Baltimore Pony Up the Money for a Track Rehab or Will the Preakness Move?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In early 2019, Baltimore was feeling the angst over the possibility that the Preakness Stakes might move from its longtime home, Pimlico Race Course,...   More>>



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