Sports Facilities


REadersChoice

2018 Reader’s Choice Award Winners Announced by Sports Destination Management

June 1, 2018

“Nominations exceeded expectations. We were overwhelmed by the volume and scope of entries — from destinations to venues to the services and... more >>


Inov8

Inov-8 Launches Downhill Running Race On World’s Most Notorious Ski Slope

June 21, 2018

For the first time ever, runners can race down the world’s most notorious ski slope. Planners should be aware this may be a trend. more >>


YorkSports

York County Sports Hall of Fame Makes Relocation Announcement

June 15, 2018

The York County Sports Hall of Fame has permanently relocated and reopened at PeoplesBank Park, after several years without a home. more >>


CityGate

Northwest Naperville Site Acquired for DuPage County Sports and Entertainment Complex

June 13, 2018

Naperville, Illinois, has announced land will be developed into CityGate North, a multi-use, indoor ice, sports, entertainment and expo facility. more >>



Athens

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

June 13, 2018

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball in Athens,... more >>


RutherfordMain

Game On in The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

May 29, 2018

This vibrant Southern community, conveniently located just 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, includes the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna,... more >>


Wrestling

Envision Your Event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

April 18, 2018

Want a destination that is versatile, easy to reach and fun? Meet the Missouri State Fairgrounds, a winning combination of location, flexible... more >>


Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau

We Invite You To Play In Plano

April 2, 2018

Right smack in the middle of the great American Southwest is Plano, Texas. Plano is 75 square miles of sport fields and facilities maintained by... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>



REadersChoice

SDM Announces Winning Companies, Destinations, for Reader's Choice Awards

June 1, 2018

Sports Destination Management, announced the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards, recognizing favorite companies and destinations. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. more >>


Tagmarshal

Tagmarshal Selected by Pinehurst Resort & Country Club to Enhance Player Experience

May 29, 2018

Tagmarshal is operational at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, host of the 2019 U.S. Amateur Championship. more >>


Strackaline

Broadmoor Golf Club, Dormie Club Now Offer StrackaLine Greens Guides

May 29, 2018

StrackaLine, using a 3-D laser scanner, has created professional greens guides for Broadmoor Golf Club and Dormie Club. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | May 30, 2018
A Winning Experience in the Smokies   

By: Peter Francesconi

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Sevierville, Tennessee, area is one of America’s favorite places to visit. In fact,... More>>


blank Case study | May 30, 2018
Lincoln Boosts its Sports Presence   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, took another major step forward in its evolution as a sports tourism mecca in April. That’s when the popular Speedway Village... 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

blank Article | June 1, 2018
2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management congratulates the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards and thanks our readers for their feedback and...   More>>


WLSL Article | June 13, 2018
Tying Swim Events to World Record Attempts Can Yield Big Returns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Getting swim parents to show up to a meet isn’t hard. But how to get the media and the community engaged? A free annual event designed to promote...   More>>


GolfCourseWorker Article | June 13, 2018
Displaced Puerto Rican Workers Helping Fill Positions in Hospitality, Sports Venues

By: Michael Popke

As Puerto Rico (very) slowly rebuilds after Hurricane Maria, many displaced island residents are already seeking employment on the mainland at hotels...   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2018
Up and Down the Coast

By: Michael Popke

Ask people to define the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, and you’ll likely receive different responses. Generally speaking, though, it...   More>>



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