Sports Facilities


Erie

Erie Announces Details of 68th Annual Race of Champions 250

September 20, 2018

The 68th Annual Race of Champions 250 will be at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pa.from Thursday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 29. more >>


FAthom

Vegas to Host Middleweight Boxing Match; Theaters Nationwide to Carry Action

September 14, 2018

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 two Middleweight World Champions, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, have a rematch in Las Vegas. more >>


Naperville

CityGate Sports and Entertainment Complex Receives City Council Approval

September 11, 2018

The Naperville City Council last night approved the plan or DuPage County’s largest multi-use sports, entertainment and expo facility. more >>


HarleyDavison

Johnson City, Tennessee, to Host Motorcycle Event

August 30, 2018

The Harley Owners Group is excited to announce the site for the 2019 Hills & Hollers H.O.G. Rally. 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 >>


RockyMount

Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>


RoundRock

Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Laredo

Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>



RockyTop

In Gatlinburg, Rocky Top Sports World Records $45.7 Million in Economic Impact

September 24, 2018

Rocky Top Sports World competed at a higher level, welcoming over 120,000 athletes and spectators in its fourth year of operation. more >>


CentralVirginiaSports

CentralVASports.com Expected to Revolutionize Tourism Efforts

September 10, 2018

.Central Virginia Sports has launched phase one of this business, CentralVASports.com, designed to be a hub for sport-related resources. more >>


VisitIndy

500 Festival Receives 2018 International Place Marketing Award

August 27, 2018

The 500 Festival, celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is one of seven laureates at the 2018 Place Marketing Forum. more >>


Strackaline

StrackaLine Scans Kentucky Course For PGA Tour Qualifier

August 27, 2018

StrackaLine has scanned Boone’s Trace National Golf Club in advance of the course hosting a qualifier for the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. 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 | September 14, 2018
Discover the Unexpected: El Paso   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You may think you know El Paso. You may even have been to El Paso. But Brooke Underwood, director of convention development for Destination El Paso,... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
A Winning Game in Southern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to finding a destination to host sporting events, Irvine, California, needs to be at the top of the list. 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

WeatherMap Article | September 19, 2018
Sports Events Feel Florence’s Wrath

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurricane Florence might have become Tropical Storm Florence but there was no downgrading its catastrophic effects. Sports events might have been the...   More>>


USA_WaterPolo Article | September 19, 2018
$50M Olympic Water Polo Venue Could Provide $1 Billion Economic Impact

By: Michael Popke

There’s nothing like an Olympics coming to town – even a decade from now – to spur construction of great sports venues, and Irvine, California,...   More>>


backpacks Article | September 19, 2018
Backpack Bans in High School Arenas Could Create Problems for Event Organizers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In an effort to increase student safety at sports events, high school districts are increasingly banning backpacks from gyms, stadiums and fields....   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Gymnastics Takes Flight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Gymnastics is seemingly impervious to the ever-changing popularity curves in the economy. Clubs across the country are flourishing and the sport...   More>>



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