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IWLCA

IWLCA Events to be Hosted by Elite Tournaments from 2021-2024

July 9, 2020

The IWLCA Board of Directors announced that it has partnered with Elite Tournaments to manage and develop the IWLCA Tournament Series. more >>


PGA_TOUR

Muirfield Village Golf Club to Host Two PGA TOUR Events

July 9, 2020

Golf’s PGA TOUR has announced that it will stage back-to-back tournaments at Ohio’s Muirfield Village Golf Club this month. more >>


WTT

WTT to Play Season at Greenbrier

July 9, 2020

US tournament World TeamTennis has said it will play its 45th season at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. more >>


Mobile

Mobile to Host 2021-24 SSAC Baseball Championship

July 8, 2020

The Southern States Athletic Conference will bring the SSAC Baseball Championship to Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. more >>


WTT

World TeamTennis Has Announced Its Comeback Schedule

July 8, 2020

The 2020 World TeamTennis season will be played entirely at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, July 12-Aug. 2. 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 >>



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 >>


Watchfire

Watchfire Signs Selected for Video Board at Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College

June 1, 2020

Watchfire Signs was selected by Nazareth College to manufacture a video board for its new Golisano Training Center. more >>


ValleyForge

Valley Forge Sports Partners with Huddle Up Group

June 1, 2020

The Huddle Up Group has partnered with Valley Forge Sports to conduct a sports tourism strategic plan, the organization announced. more >>


Foley

Industry professional and Foley native, Shellie Kichler, Joins FST

May 26, 2020

Shellie Kichler ihas been named the new Marketing and Sales Director for Foley Sports Tourism (FST). 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

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>>


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>>


Articles

EmergingSports Article | June 20, 2020
Two Emerging Sports Could Bring in New Opportunities for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some good news for a change: Two new sports (that couldn’t be more different) have been named to the NCAA’s Emerging Sports for Women list....   More>>


NationalParks Article | June 19, 2020
National Parks Spending Big Bucks to Keep Visitors Safe This Summer

By: Michael Popke

National Parks may be outdoor spaces but they’re still going to great lengths to keep visitors safe this summer. In fact, the NPS reportedly spent...   More>>


ConfederateFlag Article | June 19, 2020
SEC, NCAA Rebel Against Presence of Confederate Flag in Mississippi

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When NASCAR served notice that the Confederate Flag would no longer be welcome at any aspects of its events, including its tailgate and campground...   More>>


RussianSlap Article | June 18, 2020
Inside Events: Russian Slap Fighting

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Yes, some sports have been able to survive (and thrive) despite the advent of COVID-19. Esports is one of these. But another is Russian Slap...   More>>



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