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The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Seeking Hosts for Men's and Women's Basketball Championship Opening Rounds

July 17, 2019

The NAIA has opened bidding to host the 2021 through 2024 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championship Opening Rounds. more >>


BasketballCAmps

Locations for Youth Basketball Camps Announced

July 17, 2019

The NCAA has selected locations and dates for its newly created youth development college basketball camps. more >>


Intel

Intel Extreme Masters Coming to Chicago

July 16, 2019

ESL and Intel have announced that Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) will take place in Chicago from July 20-21. more >>


NBA

NBA Experience Tips Off August 12 At Walt Disney World Resort

July 16, 2019

NBA Experience, the new destination coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, officially opens August 12, 2019. more >>



Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... 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 >>



NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. more >>


Dicks

US Club Soccer Partners with DICK'S Sporting Goods

July 15, 2019

US Club Soccer welcomes DICK’S Sporting Goods, a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer, as its Official Sporting Goods Partner. more >>


adidas

Little League Baseball & Softball Partnering with Adidas

July 8, 2019

Little League Baseball & Softball named Adidas Official Sponsor & Supplier of uniform, footwear & coaches apparel. more >>


visitHagerstown

New Study Released on Proposed MiLB Ballpark in Hagerstown

July 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released its Market Analysis and Site Assessment study for a proposed MiLB ballpark in Hagerstown. more >>


Valhalla

Valhalla Tickets Joins USL’s Preferred Supplier Program

July 8, 2019

The United Soccer League is partnering with Valhalla Tickets, which becomes the Official Secondary Ticketing Supplier for all USL properties. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... 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

USWNT Article | July 24, 2019
Will the USWNT World Cup Victory Spur New Growth? Not Necessarily

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While the prevailing theory is that little girls will hit the soccer fields by the millions in response to the USWNT capturing the World Cup,...   More>>


PortlandWorldSoccer Article | July 10, 2019
Immigrants, Holocaust and Refugee Causes Find Footing with Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In June, the world reeled in shock at the image of the father and daughter who drowned trying to flee across the Rio Grande. Sports organizations...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | July 10, 2019
The Most Frequently Reported Injury Among Youth Athletes? Concussions

By: Michael Popke

What’s the most frequently reported injury among young athletes? It’s not blown-out ACLs or even broken bones. It’s concussions, unfortunately....   More>>


BudgetCuts Article | July 10, 2019
Rhode Island School District Dumps All Sports as Part of Drastic Budget Cuts

By: Michael Popke

The concept that a school district would be so desperate to make budget cuts as to dump all its sports programs – well, it sounds like a nightmare....   More>>



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