Sports Facilities


FoxCities

With Ground Broken, Construction Moving Ahead on Fox Cities Sports Facility

January 23, 2019

The Town of Grand Chute and the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau are partnering on a premier indoor sports facility. more >>


ISMRaceway

ISM Raceway Renovations Nearing Completion

January 22, 2019

As renovations on the ISM Raceway move closer to completion, officials have shared updates on the progress of the venue. more >>


PanamaCitybeach

Emerald Coast Cruizin' Coming to Panama City Beach in Spring 2019

January 22, 2019

The Emerald Coast Cruizin' motorsports returns to Panama City Beach in the spring, bringing a crowd of vintage car devotees. more >>


GreenSportsAlliance

Green Sports Alliance's ASU Sports & Sustainability Symposium Coming to Sun Devil Stadium

January 16, 2019

The Green Sports Alliance is coming to Tempe, AZ on January 17th for a sustainability in sport event at ASU's Sun Devil Stadium. more >>



Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

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


Surprise

Surprise, AZ : A #1 Destination for Sports Tournaments

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Dedication: Snohomish County

November 28, 2018

Welcome to PNW Sports and Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Snohomish County is 15 miles... more >>


Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


RoundRock

Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>



USPEA

US Equestrian Names Additional USEF/USPEA Para-Equestrian Dressage Center of Excellence

January 21, 2019

US Equestrian (USEF) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) announced a new Center of Excellence (COE). more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia

January 7, 2019

Troon® is to manage the golf operations and clubhouse food and beverage operations at Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia. more >>


CalSurfaces

California Sports Surfaces Recognized as Official Court Surfacing Provider of ITA

January 2, 2019

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and California Sports Surfaces have announced an extension of their alliance. more >>


RockyTop

Rocky Top Sports World Receives Leadership Summit Awards

December 26, 2018

At a recent SFM meeting, Rocky Top Sports World took home two awards: the ‘Service Award’ and the ‘Excellence Award’.' 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 | 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

Indoorrowing Article | January 23, 2019
Indoor Rowing Competitions Making Waves Worldwide

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Call it a spinoff of indoor cycling or an offshoot of CrossFit. Indoor rowing, now a go-to in boutique fitness, is also one of the fastest-growing...   More>>


BAseball Article | January 23, 2019
Massachusetts Youth Sports Facility Ready to Open, 20 Years Later

By: Michael Popke

Better late than never? A long-delayed youth sports venue (two decades in the making, in fact) could open in New England this spring – although it...   More>>


Preakness Article | January 9, 2019
Would a Rebuilt Preakness Venue Help Maryland – or Drive Iconic Race Out of Town?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are some long faces in Baltimore’s sports tourism sector and they don’t belong to horses. With the news that a Maryland Stadium Authority...   More>>


FridayNightLights Article | January 9, 2019
When Colleges Fight with Friday Night Lights: A Cautionary Tale for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If college football hasn’t made a New Year’s resolution yet, high school football has a suggestion: stop planning anything for Friday nights. And...   More>>



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