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Fayetteville

Fayetteville Bringing in the Big South Baseball Championship

May 16, 2019

Just one month after opening for Fayetteville Woodpeckers home games, Segra Stadium will host the Big South Baseball Championship. more >>


GreenevilleTourism

Greene County Sports Council Announces Dates for 2019 National Junior College World Series

May 16, 2019

The National Junior College Athletic Association's Division III World Series will be hosted at Tusculum University's Pioneer Park. more >>


FIVB

Chicago to Host 2019 FIVB Men's Volleyball Nations League Finals in July

May 15, 2019

The city of Chicago will welcome the 2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Finals on July 10-14. more >>


NAIA

Hosts for 2020 and 2021 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Now Being Sought

May 14, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking bids to host the 2020 and 2021 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championships. more >>


Cary

Cary to Host NCAA Division II Baseball Championship for 10th Time

May 10, 2019

The Town of Cary and University of Mount Olive host this event, bringing together eight regional winners to compete for the national title. more >>



Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Lincoln1

Current, Future Sport Complexes Offer Numerous Options for Lincoln Athletes

March 22, 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, continues to grow as a sports destination. The new venues proliferating across the city have set a new standard for all other... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Many youth sports tournaments are choosing the Texas coast to take advantage of outstanding sports venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined with... more >>



FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Releases Spring Training Figures

May 6, 2019

Since 2000, a total of 31,097,343 fans have attended Spring Training games in Florida. more >>


VisitHarford

Sports Tourism Scores Big for Harford County

April 11, 2019

Sports tourism in Harford County is the source of a nearly $50 million economic impact for the county, according to a newly released study. more >>


Baden

Baden, Harlem Globetrotters Extend Partnership

April 8, 2019

The Harlem Globetrotters and Baden Sports have extended their partnership, keeping Baden as the official ball through 2023. more >>


USACheer

USA Weightlifting and USA Cheer to Team up to Identify New Talent in 2019

April 1, 2019

USA Cheer and USA Weightlifting are continuing their partnership that will include collaboration on beneficial events and activities. more >>


SportsEngine

United Soccer League Expands Long-Term Technology Partnership with SportsEngine

March 25, 2019

The United Soccer League announced it had renewed and expanded its partnership with SportsEngine Inc. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>


White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey   

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports. More>>


FloridaSportFoundation Whitepaper | November 1, 2018
Major League Baseball Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study   

This study shows overall economic impact, jobs supported, and associated wages for the state of Florida for MLB Florida Spring Training. More>>


CIAA Whitepaper | September 1, 2018
Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina   

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. 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

Frame Article | May 15, 2019
Inside Events: 3v3 LIVE Soccer Tour

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With local qualifiers, regional tournaments and national championships, the 3v3 LIVE Soccer Tour is making its presence known in the industry. Learn...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | May 15, 2019
FDA: Don't Use Mobile Apps to Diagnose Concussions

By: Michael Popke

No, the FDA really shouldn’t have to issue a warning to coaches and parents not to use apps and other devices to help assess, diagnose or manage...   More>>


MLSBall Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams

By: Michael Popke

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and...   More>>


Handoff Article | May 15, 2019
Can Mixed-Gender Events Help Create More Interest in the Olympics?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Back in the early 1900s, when korfball (similar to basketball) debuted in the Netherlands, it was seen as scandalous because women and men competed...   More>>



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