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USA Triathlon Announces 2022 National Championships Calendar

January 25, 2022

USA Triathlon has announced its 2022 National Championships Calendar for 2022. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Announces Launch of National League Elite 64

January 20, 2022

National League Elite 64 will provide club-based competition for the top boys and girls youth soccer clubs in the United States. more >>


US_Soccer

USMNT Coming to Orlando in Advance of FIFA World Cup

January 20, 2022

U.S. Soccer has selected Orlando for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s final home match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign. more >>


HotSprings

Full Schedule of Tournaments for 2022 Already Being Booked For Hot Springs’ New Majestic Park Baseball Complex

January 20, 2022

A full schedule of 2022 baseball and softball tournaments is already booked for Hot Springs’ new five-field Majestic Park Baseball Complex. more >>


HotSprings

Hot Springs Ready to Host Youth Pitching Camp

January 18, 2022

Former Arkansas Razorbacks ace Kevin Kopps will conduct a free pitching camp for kids on Saturday, January 22, in Hot Springs. more >>



Lancaster

Bring Your Team to Lancaster, PA!

December 23, 2021

Lancaster County has all the amenities of a big city but with its own distinctive style, great venues, 9,000 guest rooms and plenty of fun. more >>


Reach

Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA: More Convenient, More Fun, More Help, More Facilities

November 30, 2021

It’s time you met Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Easily accessed, well-appointed and just plain IMPOSSIBLE not to enjoy, this is... more >>


ElPaso

Groups Play More in El Paso

November 11, 2021

Sports event planners have discovered El Paso is sun soaked, warm and always ready for kickoffs, tip-offs and starting guns, with the best venues... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


MarshallCounty

Not Just A Water Destination… Marshall County is a Winning Destination

November 1, 2021

North Alabama’s Marshall County is home to the state’s largest lake, Lake Guntersville, and opportunities to play on and off the water. more >>



Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown Sports Park Hires New Business Development Manager

January 10, 2022

Elizabethtown Sports Park is proud to welcome Nathan Rundle as the new Business Development Manager. more >>


Varsity

NFHS Signs Corporate Partnership Renewal with Varsity Spirit

December 27, 2021

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has renewed its corporate partnership agreement with Varsity Spirit. more >>


UnitedSoccerCoaches

United Soccer Coaches Names Geoff VanDeusen as New CEO

December 27, 2021

United Soccer Coaches has named Geoff VanDeusen as its new chief executive officer. more >>


PUMA

Hailstorm FC Announces Partnership with PUMA

December 13, 2021

Northern Colorado Hailstorm FC announced an official partnership with global sports company PUMA. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

Simon Collins Appointed Commissioner of US Youth Soccer's National League

November 29, 2021

US Youth Soccer (USYS) is excited to announce the hiring of Simon Collins as the new Commissioner of the USYS National League. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Florence Case study | January 21, 2022
Florence Athletics & Sports Tourism: Full Life. Full Forward.   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The City of Florence, South Carolina is fast becoming a growing destination for sports tourism due to location, construction of new athletics... More>>


blank Case study | November 1, 2021
When Hosting, The World Equestrian Center-Ocala Doesn’t Horse Around   

By: Judy Leand

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is situated on 6,000 acres of gorgeous rolling hills the heart of North-Central Florida, a locale known as the... More>>


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>>


White Papers

ResearchGate Whitepaper | January 1, 2022
Esports Venues: A New Business Opportunity   

This paper briefly describes the development of esports as well as discusses the current trends in esports spectator consumption. Moreover, current... More>>


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>>


Articles

Game On in the Southwest Article | August 31, 2008
Game On in the Southwest

By: Ali Finer

There’s more than one reason sporting events and sport lovers flock to the Southwest. The region's amenable climate and breathtaking landscapes -...   More>>


blank Article | August 31, 2008
Competitive Cheerleading & Dance Destinations

By: Evan Shoemake

Many people perceive cheerleaders and dance team members as a group of girls who throw their pom-poms in the air after a touchdown and encourage...   More>>


blank Article | August 31, 2008
Volleyball: America's Hybrid Sport

By: Juli Anne Patty

Volleyball, a sport born and bred in America, turned 110 in 2005, but only recently did it begin to achieve the type of popularity in its home...   More>>


blank Article | June 30, 2008
Venues, Community Support, Planning and Sponsorship Help Soccer and Lacrosse Events Achieve Their Goals

By: Andrea Johnson

Seeking to put together the perfect lacrosse or soccer event? Use this formula to ensure success....   More>>



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