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USL Championship Announces 2020 Home Openers

February 21, 2020

The United Soccer League announced the home openers for all 35 clubs in the 10th anniversary season set to kick off on Friday, March 6. more >>


USA_Volleyball

USA Volleyball Announces Reno Tahoe as Site of 2020 Girls 18s National Championship

February 21, 2020

USA Volleyball is proud to announce that its 2020 Girls 18s Junior National Championship (GJNC18) will be held in Reno Tahoe, Nevada. more >>


PlacerValley

NCVA Action Will Christen Placer Valley Event Center @the Grounds

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 22 and 23 the Northern California Volleyball Association hosts the first event in the new Placer Valley Event Center. more >>


PlayGreenville

Play Greenville, NC Sports Announces Slate of Events

February 20, 2020

Greenville-Pitt County has announced a number of incoming tournaments and other news for 2020. more >>


Wichita

Bar2Bar MX Park, Visit Wichita Team Up to Bring Regional Motocross Competition to Wichita Area

February 20, 2020

Wichita will host the 2020 North Central Rocky Mountain ATV/MX AMA Amateur Nation Motocross Regional Championship. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>



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FIVB Partners with WSC Sports to Enrich Video Experience for Volleyball Fans

February 20, 2020

WSC Sports has announced an ongoing partnership with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). more >>


Trop

Maxwell Football Club’s Professional Award Winners Announced

February 19, 2020

Maxwell Football Club Director, Mark Wolpert, announced professional award winners, to be honored in March at the Tropicana Atlantic City. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

Skip Gilbert Named CEO of US Youth Soccer

February 17, 2020

US Youth Soccer is pleased to announce the selection of Skip Gilbert as its new Chief Executive Officer. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

A New Chapter Begins for Ballparks of America

February 13, 2020

In February, Ballparks of America began a new chapter with new owners. Here are all the details. more >>


MiMentor

United Soccer Coaches Announce Partnership with MiMentor

February 10, 2020

United Soccer Coaches has announced a new partnership with MiMentor, a new digital sports coaching and learning platform. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... 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

Article | March 1, 2015
Soccer: The New American Pastime?

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While football may remain the undisputed king of American sports, soccer takes the crown for the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. in terms of...   More>>


Article | February 25, 2015
Efforts to Reduce Concussions in Youth Football Players Pay Off

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With growing awareness of effects concussions can have later in life, a number of changes have come to kids’ contact sports.   More>>


Article | February 18, 2015
Elk Grove, California, Has Its Eye on Major League Soccer

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Elk Grove, California is the second largest city in Sacramento County. In an effort to expand the city’s economic fortunes and sporting profile, it...   More>>


blank Article | February 17, 2015
Where the Diamonds Shine Brightest

By: Peter Francesconi

It’s the great American pastime, and where else to host it than some of the greatest American ballparks? This article touches all the bases: cities...   More>>



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