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AkronMarathon

Akron Running Events Debut New Plan

June 14, 2021

This year’s FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon, & Team Relay will have a return to a Downtown Akron start, a new course and more. more >>


ColoradoSprings

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Releases Details of 2021 Event

June 14, 2021

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, has released further details of its June 27 running. more >>


BGS

BGS Announces Rescheduled 2021 Dates

June 14, 2021

BGS has announced new dates for the show—August 3-5, 2021 with registration opening by mid-summer 2020. more >>


SnohomishPNW

Snohomish to Host Disc Golf This Month

June 11, 2021

On June 26-27, 2021, more than 300 disc golfers will compete at the 2021 Kayak Point Open. more >>


USA_FieldHockey

2021 Young Men’s and Women’s National Championship Coming to Virginia Beach

June 11, 2021

USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce the teams and schedule for the upcoming 2021 Young Men’s and Women’s National Championship. more >>



Springfield

Springfield, Illinois: The Place Where Legendary Events are Made

June 7, 2021

Springfield, Illinois is nestled in the heart of the Midwest and situated along the iconic Route 66. It is a place where families experience one of... more >>


Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


Smaller

Pigs, Pickles and Planes in Goldsboro-Wayne County

May 12, 2021

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast is a destination with rich culture and heritage. more >>


Smaller

Host in the “Hub City”

May 12, 2021

Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. Find out how your event will feel right at home here in the "Hub City." more >>


Smaller

Round Rock, Texas is Open for Business

May 12, 2021

Round Rock is open for business! We have above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. more >>



Watchfire

Watchfire Signs’ Video Board Selected For $34 Million Union Stadium Renovation

June 1, 2021

Union Public Schools in Tulsa renovated Union Stadium, including a fine arts building and a video display manufactured by Watchfire Signs. more >>


ASMGlobal

ASM Global Selected to Provide Management Services at the Dayton Convention Center

May 24, 2021

ASM Global is to provide management services for the Dayton Convention Center, the Ohio Miami Valley Region’s premier event facility. more >>


Pepsi

PepsiCo Beverages North America Becomes Official Partner of FC Cincinnati’s New TQL Stadium

May 17, 2021

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) today announced it has partnered on a three-year deal with FC Cincinnati. more >>


Heartland

Jeff Bingman Joins Heartland Soccer as Referee Director and Assignor

May 10, 2021

Heartland Soccer Association announces the appointment of Jeff Bingman to the position of Referee Director and Assignor. more >>


EastCoastGreenway

$100 Million Invested in East Coast Greenway Development in 2020

May 10, 2021

$100 million, across 13 states, was invested in continued development of the East Coast Greenway in 2020. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Lake Erie Shores & Islands: Ready to Help Event Owners   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

The sales team at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau can't wait to welcome you back to the Chicago Southland! More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>


White Papers

EastCoastGreenway Whitepaper | October 1, 2020
Investing in Our Future: Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed   

The economic impact of completing the East Coast Greenway Trail in the Delaware River Watershed is substantial. The report's key finding: Completing... More>>


OutdoorFoundation Whitepaper | September 1, 2020
Outdoor Participation Report by the Outdoor Foundation   

Participation in outdoor recreation has declined dramatically, despite strong attention being paid to events like bass tournaments. In addition,... More>>


SFASFM Whitepaper | July 30, 2020
COVID-19: Response and Reopen   

SFA/SFM presents this information to help venue owners, operators and staff work together to develop a comprehensive plan for not only reopening... More>>


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>>


Articles

Pools Article | May 9, 2021
“It’s Poolmageddon:” Now in Short Supply, Chlorine is the New Toilet Paper

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Chlorine is the new toilet paper. Whereas last year, we had the panic purchasing of bathroom tissue and hand sanitizer, this summer’s hot commodity...   More>>


Spectators Article | May 9, 2021
Pro Venues Finding New Ways to Increase Spectator Capacity

By: Michael Popke

As 2020 recedes in the rear-view mirror, pro sports are working out ways to increase their spectator capacity this summer. From socially distanced...   More>>


BrooksKoepka Article | May 9, 2021
The Upstart PGL Wants to Kick Off in 2022 But Will Destinations Host It?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Despite objections from the PGA and the distraction of 2020 as a whole, the Premier Golf League has reared its head again. And it’s offering some...   More>>


GirlsWrestling Article | May 8, 2021
First Weight Classes Approved for Girls’ Wrestling as Sport Gains Momentum

By: Michael Popke

Want proof of the growth of girls’ wrestling at the youth level? The Wrestling Rules Committee of the National Federation of State High School...   More>>



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