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Hoover

Hoover Met Plex Hosting SEC Fan Fest

May 22, 2019

The SEC Fan Fest will be in the Hoover Met Plex Finley Center now through Sunday, May 26th. more >>


Charlotte

Charlotte Announces Ancillary Activities for NASCAR Event

May 22, 2019

Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola will be rocking the streets of Charlotte May 23-25, 2019. more >>


OWA

Cornhole Classic Coming to OWA

May 22, 2019

OWA in Alabama's Memorial Day weekend lineup includes the inaugural Cornhole Classic. more >>


OrlandoNorth

Orlando North, Seminole County Announces Youth FastPitch Softball and Baseball Tournament Lineup

May 21, 2019

Summer championship tournaments will be held in parks , BOOMBAH Sports Complex and BOOMBAH Soldiers Creek Park. more >>


ColoradoSpringa

Colorado Springs Lists Calendar of Sports Events, Volunteer Needs

May 20, 2019

The Colorado Springs Sports Corp has announced a number of events this summer and fall. Volunteer support is needed for many of these. more >>



Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Lincoln1

Current, Future Sport Complexes Offer Numerous Options for Lincoln Athletes

March 22, 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, continues to grow as a sports destination. The new venues proliferating across the city have set a new standard for all other... 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 >>



49_DegreeNorth

Washington Ski Area 49° North Mountain Resort Sold

May 20, 2019

CMR Lands LLC has announced the acquisition of 49° North Mountain Resort, a ski area located on Chewelah Mountain in Northeast Washington. more >>


SFA

Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Promotes Award-Winning General Manager To National Leadership Team

May 20, 2019

The General Manager of Rocky Top Sports World, Lori Moore, has been promoted to Account Executive. more >>


GolfCanada

Youth on Course Expands Internationally, Announces Partnership with Golf Canada

May 20, 2019

Youth on Course, in partnership with Golf Canada and Alberta Golf, breaks international ground and brings affordable junior golf to Canada. more >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson Christens New Facility at Namesake Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach

May 6, 2019

Dustin Johnson has christened the new facility at his namesake golf school at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>


VisitHarford

Sports Tourism Scores Big for Harford County

April 11, 2019

Sports tourism in Harford County is the source of a nearly $50 million economic impact for the county, according to a newly released study. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>


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>>


White Papers

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>>


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>>


Articles

Frame Article | May 15, 2019
Inside Events: 3v3 LIVE Soccer Tour

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With local qualifiers, regional tournaments and national championships, the 3v3 LIVE Soccer Tour is making its presence known in the industry. Learn...   More>>


MLSBall Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams

By: Michael Popke

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and...   More>>


Plumeri Article | May 15, 2019
Organically Treated Fields are Safer – But Are They Better?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities with venues that use alternative energy sources and that make a commitment to eco-friendliness are seen as more desirable by potential...   More>>


BaseballInGrass Article | May 1, 2019
Sports Turf Expert: Don’t Burn Your Fields to Dry Them

By: Michael Popke

It certainly made headlines: the high school coach who tried to dry his wet field by dousing parts of it with gasoline and dropping a match. Other...   More>>



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