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WBSC

WBSC Postpones Women's Softball World Cup to 2023

September 14, 2021

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has announced the postponement of the 2021 WBSC Women's Softball World Cup to 2023. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships Coming This Month

September 13, 2021

The much-anticipated event will now be held Sept. 25-26 in Malibu, California, as part of the iconic Malibu Triathlon. more >>


FIH

FIH Executive Board Approves 8-Year Global Hockey Calendar

September 8, 2021

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) approved an 8-year global hockey calendar establishing dates and windows for events. more >>


WBSC

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup Shifted to 2022

September 7, 2021

The event was set to take place from September 10-19, 2021, at Ed Smith Stadium and LECOM Park. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces National Qualifiers for the 2021 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon

September 2, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the three events that will serve as National Qualifiers for the 2021 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon season. 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 >>


Smaller

Host in the “Hub City”

May 12, 2021

From start to finish, Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. From welcoming athletes and offering excellent accommodations and restaurants... more >>



Varsity

Jené Elzie Joins Varsity Brands Board Of Directors

September 13, 2021

Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, announced the election of Jené Elzie to its Board of Directors. 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 >>


Varsity

Edwina Payne Joins Varsity Brands As Chief Information Officer

September 7, 2021

Varsity Brands announced that 25-year technology veteran Edwina Payne has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer. more >>


PerfectGame

Perfect Game Partners with Oakley

September 7, 2021

Perfect Game continues to further the growth of baseball at the grass-roots level and has announced a partnership with Oakley. more >>


USA_Cheer

USA Cheer and TeachAids Partner to Advance Concussion Awareness and Understanding

August 30, 2021

USA Cheer announced a partnership with TeachAids, to enhance concussion education and awareness to the sport's community. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Frisco, Texas Is The City That Plays   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. More>>


White Papers

UniversitySouthernMS Whitepaper | September 1, 2021
An Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series   

This economic impact analysis study focuses on the estimated impact of hosting a smaller, annual sporting event, the 2013 Dixie Angels Softball World... More>>


OutdoorFoundation Whitepaper | September 1, 2020
Outdoor Participation Report by the Outdoor Foundation   

Participation in outdoor recreation has declined dramatically, despite strong attention being paid to events like bass tournaments. In addition,... More>>


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>>


Articles

NTBA Article | September 9, 2021
Inside Events: National Travel Basketball Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) hosts tournaments across the country for boys and girls from 3rd through 12th grades. With the...   More>>


AAUEsports Article | September 8, 2021
With Esports, AAU Has Hit the Ground Running

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When AAU launched its first esports event, held in conjunction with its Junior Volleyball National Championships in 2019, people noticed – but more...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
Where the Diamonds Shine

By: Peter Francesconi

In 2021, there were nearly 6.5 million regular slowpitch softball players and nearly 2 million fastpitch. And there are indications that the sport...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
New Homes for Visiting Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The year 2020 pushed us outside our comfort zone, including making us rethink our choice of locations for events. The good news is that there are...   More>>



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