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CopperDog

CopperDog Races Coming to the UP

February 25, 2020

With 23 teams already registered, Calumet expects to welcome at least 180 dogs during the 11th annual CopperDog races. more >>


USL

USL Releases Further Details, TV Schedule for Championship Season

February 25, 2020

More than 590 games from the USL Championship will air on ESPN+, with coverage beginning on opening day, Friday, March 6. more >>


VisitWichita

Wheelchair Basketball Championships Coming to Wichita

February 24, 2020

The 2020 NWBA Toyota Adult and Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships are being hosted by Visit Wichita. more >>


USL

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 >>



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 >>



OrlandoNorth

Seminole County Reports Over $43 million in Actualized Economic Impact FY 2018/2019

February 24, 2020

As a result of filling Seminole County’s five major tournament facilities with sports events throughout 2019, sports tourism has been profitable. more >>


FoxCities

Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau names 2020 Board of Directors

February 24, 2020

The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (FCCVB) in Wisconsin recently named its 2020 Board of Directors. more >>


WSCSportsLogo

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 >>


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

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>>


blank Article | February 16, 2015
Quidditch: The State of the Sport

By: Alex Benepe

It’s quirky, it’s aerobic, and it’s one of the most fun tackle sports around (and possibly the only co-ed one). It’s quidditch, and it has...   More>>


Article | February 12, 2015
Girls’ Flag Football Growth Gets Cheers, Takes Hits

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In recent years, many schools have attempted to bolster girls’ athletics by adding flag football to their sports program line-up.   More>>


Article | February 11, 2015
Bracket Racket: March Madness and the Productivity Drain

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With March Madness comes economic impact across the nation. Only in this case, we're not talking about the income from room nights, airfare,...   More>>



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