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NCAA

BREAKING - NCAA Announces Nearly 450 Host Site Selections

October 14, 2020

For only the third time in its history, the NCAA's site selection process had most of its championships out for bid at the same time. more >>


HVGamerCon

HV Gamer Con 2020 Draws Thousands Virtually to Second Annual Esports Event

October 22, 2020

Organizers of HV Gamer Con 2020 executed two weekends of virtual events after postponing their in-person event and expo back in April. more >>


GreatWolfLodge

Proposed Hotel, Water Park Could Bring Jobs to Collier County

October 22, 2020

Collier County Commissioners are discussing a proposed development of a 500-room Great Wolf Lodge resort. more >>


ReebokCrossfitGames

2020 Reebok CrossFit Games Ready to Make a Return

October 22, 2020

CrossFit announced the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games will return to CBS Sports for a live, two-hour broadcast on Saturday, Oct. 24. more >>


Paducah

Indoor Sports Facility in Paducah's Convention Center is Safely Open and Hosting Events

October 21, 2020

The new indoor sports courts at the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center are open and hosting sporting events. more >>



LRWASHINGTON

Location Review: Snohomish County, Washington

September 1, 2020

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


LittleSchematic

Location Review: Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County

September 1, 2020

The buzz is true. Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County is open for your next unbeatable event. From basketball to soccer, volleyball,... more >>


HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... 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 >>



T_Cool

Spring Valley HS Leads Contingent of South Carolina High Schools To Install Innovative T°Cool® Evaporative Cooling Technology to Combat Heat on Fields

October 19, 2020

The eco-friendly solution was recently installed in conjunction with the Harry Parone Stadium enhancement project. more >>


LakePoint

LakePoint Sports Announces New Corporate Partners

October 12, 2020

LakePoint Sports, the youth sports destination based in Atlanta, announced several new multi-year partnerships with multiple vendors. more >>


ValleyForge

Montgomery County Debuts Video to Promote Cycling Tourism

October 5, 2020

Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board debuted a biking video featuring a video that will be shared throughout the region. more >>


WorldGames

The World Games Announces Addition of Football to Line-Up of Sports

September 28, 2020

The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup, and in a college football town. more >>


NaplesLakes

Naples Lakes Named Top Golf and Tennis Venue in Collier County

September 28, 2020

The Naples Lakes Country Club has been honored as a finalist for both the top golf course and tennis facility in Collier County. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 1, 2020
Top Sports Venues Highlight the City of Colleges   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, Conway, Arkansas has a lot to offer. From youth leagues to college athletics to adult tournaments, this city of 66,000 has... More>>


blank Case study | May 21, 2020
The Four Fathers of Ballparks of America   

By: Ashley Whittaker

Ballparks of America is a sports facility with an interesting past and a bright future. The park features five replica fields modeled after Major... More>>


Lubbock1 Case study | May 21, 2020
Lubbock’s Newly Renovated Athletic Complex Is Ready for Action   

By: Judy Leand

Set to become the sports hub of Texas, Lubbock has upped its game with the newly renovated, world-class and highly versatile Berl Huffman Athletic... More>>


White Papers

EastCoastGreenway Whitepaper | October 1, 2020
Investing in Our Future: Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed   

The economic impact of completing the East Coast Greenway Trail in the Delaware River Watershed is substantial. The report's key finding: Completing... More>>


OutdoorFoundation Whitepaper | September 1, 2020
Outdoor Participation Report by the Outdoor Foundation   

Participation in outdoor recreation has declined dramatically, despite strong attention being paid to events like bass tournaments. In addition,... More>>


SFASFM Whitepaper | July 30, 2020
COVID-19: Response and Reopen   

SFA/SFM presents this information to help venue owners, operators and staff work together to develop a comprehensive plan for not only reopening... More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | May 20, 2020
Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities   

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has created this document as guidance on how state associations can consider... More>>


Articles

NCAA VB Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Hockey Article | October 22, 2020
At All Levels, Hockey Working to Put Virus on Ice

By: Michael Popke

Ice hockey, where participants are gloved, helmeted and uniformed (including padding) isn’t necessarily what you’d think of as being at risk for...   More>>


PerfectGame Article | October 22, 2020
Open for Business and Up for Bids: Perfect Game

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Perfect Game, which produces more than 1,200 baseball events annually, is seeking destinations to host events and permanent destinations where it can...   More>>


Cycling Article | October 10, 2020
Up for Bid: International Cycling Championships from UCI

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Bicycling has grown exponentially in 2020 and with it has come an increased interest in professional cycling. Cities that want to capitalize on this...   More>>



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