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SDMChampions2021

Nominate Events for SDM's 2020 & 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize events in 2020 and 2021 that have contributed to the industry. Nominate now! more >>


Houston

2021 World Table Tennis Championships Coming to Houston

September 17, 2021

Houston, Texas will host the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships from Nov. 23 – Nov. 29 at George R. Brown Convention Center. more >>


SymetraTour

Mystic Creek Golf Club to host The Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout presented by Pepsico

September 17, 2021

Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Arkansas will host The Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout presented by Pepsico Sept. 18-26, 2021 more >>


Erie

Erie is Going to the Dogs This Weekend

September 16, 2021

Dog lovers who think their pups are the fastest can find out at the Erie Kennel Club's first-ever AKC Fast CAT® competition. more >>


WSOP

World Series of Poker® Announces Schedule

September 14, 2021

The World Series of Poker® (WSOP®) – the longest-running poker series – has finalized its daily event schedule for 2021. more >>



SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


MBSCFD

Make Every Minute Count at The Beach: Myrtle Beach, SC

August 18, 2021

When you plan your sports event, practice or tournament at The Beach, serious competition is followed by serious playtime. 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, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... more >>



SFASFM

Following National Talent Search Cyclone Ballparks Announces Hiring of General Manager

September 20, 2021

Cyclone Ballparks in Pecos, Texas has selected Cathy Garcia as General Manager. more >>


DaytonaBeachVB

Daytona Beach’s Rich Golf History Adds To The Appeal Of Rising Destination

September 20, 2021

Daytona Beach continues to be a first-class destination for golf travelers, as well as a site for tournaments. more >>


SFA

Town of Pecos City Selects Sports Facilities Companies as Operating Partner for Regional Sports Complex

September 13, 2021

Pecos City’s vision of becoming an elite baseball destination will come to fruition as they prepare to open their new facility, Cyclone Ballparks. more >>


PGATOUR

Charles Schwab Extends Title Sponsorship of the Charles Schwab Challenge Through 2026

September 7, 2021

The PGA TOUR and the Charles Schwab Corporation noted an extension of the title sponsorship for the Charles Schwab Challenge. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Forms New Corporate Partnership with Hussey Seating Company

August 30, 2021

Hussey Seating Company is a new corporate partner of the NFHS. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | September 4, 2021
Olympic City USA Unveils ‘City for Champions’ Venues   

By: Michael Popke

The 2020 Olympics were postponed until this summer, but that didn’t stop Colorado Springs, Colorado (home of the United States Olympic & Paralympic... More>>


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

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... More>>


White Papers

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>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Articles

FoD_Smaller Article | August 24, 2021
Field of Dreams Games Creates Grand Slam Impact in Dyersville

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Field of Dreams is getting a sequel but not in Hollywood - in Dyersville, Iowa. The big game between the Yankees and the White Sox hit it out of the...   More>>


YouthSports_Smaller Article | August 24, 2021
Youth Sports Breaking Records as Kids Charge Back Onto Playing Fields

By: Michael Popke

Here’s some welcome news: Registration numbers for fall youth sports programs are breaking all records. It’s a combination of pent-up demand and...   More>>


Crypto Article | August 24, 2021
Bitcoin of the Realm: College Stadium Gets Cryptocurrency Sponsor

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There hasn’t been this much excitement around naming rights since bidet brand TUSHY wanted to sponsor a Toilet Bowl at the Buffalo Bills stadium....   More>>


NAIA Article | August 24, 2021
Up for Bid: Three NAIA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Who’s ready to take a great big running leap right back into the bidding and hosting pool? NAIA has three (count ‘em: three!) RFPs open now....   More>>



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