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NAIA

NAIA Seeking Hosts for Basketball Championships, With Sept. 1 Deadline

July 19, 2019

The NAIA wants cities to host the 2021 through 2024 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championship Opening Rounds. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Estimates Multi-Million Dollar Direct Economic Impact for 2019 National Championships

July 18, 2019

US Club Soccer estimates an $8.5 million direct economic impact at the 2019 NPL Finals, ENPL Finals and the National Cup XVIII Finals. more >>


Rockford

National Softball Association North Central B-C World Series Slides Into Rockford Today

July 17, 2019

Visit Beloit and the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau have teamed up for a home run for sports tourism in the Stateline. more >>


TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Seeking Hosts for Men's and Women's Basketball Championship Opening Rounds

July 17, 2019

The NAIA has opened bidding to host the 2021 through 2024 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championship Opening Rounds. more >>



Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>



NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. more >>


Dicks

US Club Soccer Partners with DICK'S Sporting Goods

July 15, 2019

US Club Soccer welcomes DICK’S Sporting Goods, a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer, as its Official Sporting Goods Partner. more >>


adidas

Little League Baseball & Softball Partnering with Adidas

July 8, 2019

Little League Baseball & Softball named Adidas Official Sponsor & Supplier of uniform, footwear & coaches apparel. more >>


visitHagerstown

New Study Released on Proposed MiLB Ballpark in Hagerstown

July 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released its Market Analysis and Site Assessment study for a proposed MiLB ballpark in Hagerstown. more >>


Valhalla

Valhalla Tickets Joins USL’s Preferred Supplier Program

July 8, 2019

The United Soccer League is partnering with Valhalla Tickets, which becomes the Official Secondary Ticketing Supplier for all USL properties. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... 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

NCAAReport Article | May 1, 2019
New NCAA Plan Has Huge Ramifications for Sports Business

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While it doesn’t spell it out, the NCAA’s strategic plan to improve its women’s basketball program in all three divisions isn’t something the...   More>>


NegroLeague Article | May 1, 2019
On the Eve of the Anniversary of the Negro League, Time to Plan Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As MLB regular season gets underway, it does so knowing that next spring, 2020, brings with it a special anniversary: that of the inception of Negro...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By: Michael Popke

Summer’s favorite game is back for another season. As the sport’s popularity continues, facilities across the U.S. are upping the ante to bring...   More>>



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