Sports Facilities


NAIA

NAIA Opens Bidding for Volleyball Championship

August 15, 2018

The NAIA is seeking a host for the 2020 and 2021 Men’s Volleyball Championships. more >>


DETurf

DE TURF Soccer Complex Announces Elite Events in 2018, 2019

August 15, 2018

DE TURF Sports Complex will add a plethora of elite level soccer tournaments starting Labor Day weekend. more >>


US_MastersSwimming

Greensboro to Host US Masters Swimming High Performance Camp

August 13, 2018

The U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) High Performance Camp (HPC) will be August 25-30 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC. more >>


Troon

Pinnacle Golf Course Announces Renovations and Reopening Date

August 6, 2018

The Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon North Golf Club’s award-winning Pinnacle Course is undergoing a four-month course enhancement project. 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 >>


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 >>



FortWayne

Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by USOC

August 13, 2018

The USOC and Turnstone Center for Children & Adults with Disabilities have designated the agency its seventh U.S. Paralympic Training Site. more >>


meetminneapolis

Minneapolis Convention Center Unveils New Client Sustainability Reports for 2018

July 9, 2018

The Minneapolis Convention Center announced the rollout of an initiative to help planners understand the environmental impact of events. more >>


NASCAR_CampingWorld

NASCAR, Camping World Expand Partnership

July 2, 2018

NASCAR and Camping World expanded their agreement to give Gander Outdoors naming rights to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. 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 >>


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 | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1980s, Valdosta, Georgia, surged in prosperity and, with the renewed economic impact came a renewed downtown area, business relationships and... 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>>



Print

Articles

Curling Article | August 8, 2018
Inside Events: USA Curling

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s the quirky, relatable sport that brought home the men’s gold medal at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, found its way into 45 states...   More>>


NASCAR Article | August 8, 2018
NASCAR Isn't Dying, But Insiders See A Sport in Transition

By: Michael Popke

Down but not out. NASCAR, once declared America’s fastest-growing sport, appears to have fallen out of favor. High ticket costs, the retirement of...   More>>


BIGVision Article | August 8, 2018
New Business Model Puts Youth Players in Charge of Facilities Upkeep

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the arms race intensifies to build bigger, better and more sophisticated sports venues, the cost of maintenance has spiraled upwards as well. But...   More>>


DiscGolf Article | July 25, 2018
Which Cities Have the Best Opportunities for Recreation? Here's a Go-To List

By: Michael Popke

As an event owner, you know the importance of a good venue. But which cities have the best opportunities for recreation as a whole? Our friends at...   More>>



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