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PlacerValley

NCVA Action Will Christen Placer Valley Event Center @the Grounds

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 22 and 23 the Northern California Volleyball Association hosts the first event in the new Placer Valley Event Center. more >>


PlayGreenville

Play Greenville, NC Sports Announces Slate of Events

February 20, 2020

Greenville-Pitt County has announced a number of incoming tournaments and other news for 2020. more >>


Rockford

Rockford Ready to Welcome High School Bowling

February 20, 2020

Rockford welcomes the 2020 Illinois High School Association Girls Bowling State Finals back to the Rockford region Feb. 20 - 22, 2020. more >>


Wichita

Bar2Bar MX Park, Visit Wichita Team Up to Bring Regional Motocross Competition to Wichita Area

February 20, 2020

Wichita will host the 2020 North Central Rocky Mountain ATV/MX AMA Amateur Nation Motocross Regional Championship. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Kicks Off Winter Cup in Las Vegas Today

February 20, 2020

A talented group of athletes will compete at the 2020 Winter Cup Challenge at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, starting today. 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 >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

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


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>



BallparksOfAmerica

A New Chapter Begins for Ballparks of America

February 13, 2020

In February, Ballparks of America began a new chapter with new owners. Here are all the details. more >>


SlipperyRock

New Owners of Slippery Rock Golf Course Make Their Debut

February 12, 2020

Slippery Rock Golf Club & Events Center, formerly the Oakview Golf Club, is under new ownership and ready to debut new features. more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County Sports Venue Receives Award

February 10, 2020

One of Loudoun’s premier sports complexes received national recognition from Senior Softball-USA. more >>


PikesPeak

Joe Garone Named Pikes Peak International Raceway COO

February 4, 2020

Motorsports executive Joe Garone has accepted the chief operating officer position at Pikes Peak International Raceway, in Fountain, CO more >>


AlbanyCapCenter

Albany Capital Center Announces Completion of Mezzanine Renovations

February 3, 2020

The Albany Capital Center has announced the completion of property renovations that have been underway over the past few months. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... 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

Legislation Article | December 11, 2019
Texans Vote to Allow Sporting Goods Sales Tax to Benefit Parks

By: Michael Popke

Those who’ve ever wanted to be able to direct their taxes toward something they support now have the chance. In its most recent election, Texans...   More>>


Mall Article | December 11, 2019
Reimagined Mall Using Sports to Lure Back Shoppers

By: Michael Popke

The Mall of America may have an amusement park, but the American Dream Mall has that, plus an ice rink, a ski hill and 40 water slides. Get ready for...   More>>


MikePopke Article | November 27, 2019
Is Anyone Watching the International Swimming League?

By: Michael Popke

The International Swimming League, a series of around-the-world team competitions featuring elite swimmers, has its own TV show, a big payroll –...   More>>


EsportsGamers Article | November 27, 2019
Something the U.S. Should be Thankful for: Esports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We have a lot to be thankful for – before we ever sit down to turkey, parades or football. And right now, here’s something that showed up as a...   More>>



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