Team Sports


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer National Championships Headed to Frisco

July 19, 2018

US Youth Soccer has announced the schedule for the 2018 National Championships, July 24-29, at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer National Cup Finals to Culminate Season

July 18, 2018

US Club Soccer estimates an $8M economic impact for Aurora, CO, from its 2018 league-based and cup-based national championships. more >>


SuperSpike

Super-Spike Experiencing Record Enrollment

July 17, 2018

Super-Spike, presented by Michelob Ultra, has over 350 teams registered to date. more >>


USA_FieldHockey

USA Field Hockey Announces Event in Iowa

July 17, 2018

The 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Game will take place in Iowa City, Iowa on the campus of University of Iowa from July 29 to August 2. more >>



Laredo

Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>


Athens

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

June 13, 2018

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball in Athens,... more >>


RutherfordMain

Game On in The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

May 29, 2018

This vibrant Southern community, conveniently located just 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, includes the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna,... more >>


LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

May 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>



Trak_USL

Trak Software, USL Ink Multi-Year Partnership

July 23, 2018

The United Soccer Leagues, LLC, announced it had signed a multi-year partnership with Trak Software. more >>


CIAA

Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament Up From Previous Year

July 23, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) made a significant impact during tits annual basketball tournament in Charlotte, NC. more >>


USL_Blinkfire

USL Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Blinkfire Analytics

July 16, 2018

The USL has entered into a multi-year partnership with Blinkfire Analytics to be the Official Social Media Valuation Supplier. more >>


RxSG

Rx Smart Gear to Sponsor USA Synchro

July 16, 2018

USA Synchro and Rx Smart Gear announced the California-based workout equipment manufacturer has been named an official sponsor. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1980s, Valdosta, Georgia, surged in prosperity and, with the renewed economic impact came a renewed downtown area, business relationships and... More>>


White Papers

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>>


RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>



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Articles

blank Article | June 1, 2018
2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management congratulates the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards and thanks our readers for their feedback and...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
Come On Down

By: Michael Popke

Certain regions of the country are known for many things, but when you think of the Southeast, one phrase immediately comes to mind.   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Lacrosse Takes the Offensive

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse started several centuries ago but it’s making up for lost time. By many measures, it continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Cheer and Dance: A Snapshot of the Sport

By: Jim Lord

It has been an eventful year for our sport. It’s impossible to summarize all the developments, but it is certainly possible to hit on a few high...   More>>



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