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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 >>


MyrtleBeach

Myrtle Beach Sports Center Has Hoops, Fighting and More This Fall

September 22, 2021

The Myrtle Beach Sports Center has a wide variety of sports coming through its doors. more >>


ValleyForge

APGA Tour Valley Forge Comes to Bluestone Country Club Today

September 21, 2021

The APGA Tour’s landmark 2021 season continues September 21-22 with the APGA Tour Valley Forge at Bluestone Country Club. more >>


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All Elite Wrestling Headed for NYC

September 21, 2021

One of the most anticipated shows, Dynamite: Grand Slam, will be held Sept. 22 at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y. 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 >>



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 >>


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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

Wrestling Article | August 11, 2021
Inside Events: Wrestle Like A Girl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the USA’s gold medals won by female athletes in Tokyo went to wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock, and that is great news for Wrestle Like A Girl,...   More>>


BrodyMalone Article | July 30, 2021
Olympic Gymnasts Serving Notice: College Cuts Mean Fewer Medals

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Athletes in men’s gymnastics – a top-ten-most-watched Olympic sport – have a message for TV viewers: the U.S. national teams in these sports...   More>>


Lifeguards Article | July 30, 2021
Baywatch for Real? Adults Climbing Back onto the Guard Towers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

At the height of Baywatch’s TV popularity, real-life guards complained that adults were playing full-time lifeguards, though most guards were high...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | July 29, 2021
Inside Events: Teammate Basketball

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s a lot of talk about good sportsmanship and the importance of fair play. One organization that strives to exemplify it, and have players do...   More>>



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