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Fayetteville

Top Table Tennis Pros Ready to Play in Fayetteville

August 7, 2020

Four of the top table tennis players in the United States will be competing for $3000 at the 2020 Butterfly Primerica Sandhills Open on August 14-16. more >>


AAU

AAU Announces New Dates for Wrestling Championship at the West Coast Junior Olympic Games

August 7, 2020

AAU has shared an update regarding its wrestling championships, to be held in conjunction with the West Coast Junior Olympics. more >>


ACC

ACC Announces New Schedule

August 7, 2020

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its 2020 football schedule on Thursday. more >>


NAIA

Wanted: Host Cities for College Lacrosse Championships

August 6, 2020

NAIA is seeking host communities interested in bidding on its 2022 and 2023 Men's Lacrosse Invitational Championships. more >>


Heartland

Heartland Ready to Kick Off Heartland Open Cup

August 6, 2020

Heartland Soccer offers the Inaugural Heartland Open Cup, which will be played August 7-9, the weekend before the start of the Fall Season. 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 >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

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 >>



ValleyForge

VFTCB Releases New Valley Forge National Historical Park Video

August 3, 2020

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) debuted a brand-new video showcasing Valley Forge National Historical Park. more >>


Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Hospitality Community Offers Additional Benefits to Business Events that Will Actualize in 2020

August 3, 2020

MeetPITTSBURGH announced that clients who have scheduled 2020 events will get added benefits to reduce costs. more >>


Troon

Troon Selected to Manage The Virginian

August 3, 2020

Troon® has been selected to manage The Virginian and Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, both of which are located in Bristol, Virginia. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson, MO Signs A New General Manager

June 29, 2020

Ballparks of America has a new manager and is ready to bring in the first wave of teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson Signs New General Manager

June 15, 2020

Following an ownership shift, Ballparks of America is preparing to bring in the teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. 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

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>>


UNC_Asheville Whitepaper | April 1, 2020
An Economic Study of the Richmond Hill Disc Golf Course   

The data collected from this study provides helpful information for making decisions, such as expected levels of course use and how to fund... More>>


NewZoo Whitepaper | May 1, 2019
Global eSports Market Report: Trends, Revenues and Audience Toward 2020   

eSports is continuing to accelerate, growing not just in participants but in the economy it has created, including media rights, venues and the... More>>


Articles

AAU Article | July 31, 2020
AAU and Orlando Make Big Statement About Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One small step? More like one big tournament. AAU’s recent Junior Volleyball Nationals at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando were a...   More>>


Kubb Article | July 30, 2020
Inside Events: The U.S. National Kubb Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport has been called “Viking Chess” and it has quite the niche following. The U.S. National Kubb Championship, held annually in Eau Claire...   More>>


SFIASurvey_Smaller Article | July 27, 2020
Industry Survey Says Better, Brighter Days Ahead

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Brighter days are ahead. That’s the biggest takeaway from an industry survey. And while recovery isn’t immediate, it is imminent. Among the...   More>>


BR-Coaster Article | July 22, 2020
Esports (and Freddy Mercury) Have the Best Thrill Ride of the Summer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports parks near amusement parks need this. Event owners need this. Everyone needs this. It’s an escape from reality: a roller coaster set to the...   More>>



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