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USA Hockey Announces National Championship Sites Nationwide

February 27, 2020

USA Hockey announced the 2021 USA Hockey National Championships host sites. Ten different cities in nine states will crown champions. more >>


USA_WaterPolo

Riverside Ready to Host USA Water Polo Action

February 27, 2020

Riverside is thrilled to have been selected again as the host city for USA Water Polo’s ODP National Championships in February and March. more >>


ACAA

Mount Mary University Hosting American Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Conference Championship Tournament

February 26, 2020

For the first time, Mount Mary University is hosting the ACAA Women’s Basketball Conference Championship Tournament. more >>


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Mexican National Team 2020 U.S. Tour to Kick-Off with March Games in Charlotte and Dallas

February 26, 2020

The Mexican National Team will once again tour the United States in 2020, entertaining its millions of devoted fans from coast to coast. more >>


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 >>



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 >>


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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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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 >>


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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 >>


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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 >>


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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 | December 18, 2019
Frozen Assets

By: Michael Popke

Winter sports organizers can find ice sheets everywhere these days, from venues near the frozen communities on the North Dakota-Minnesota border to...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Courting the Game

By: Tracey Schelmetic

March Madness is around the corner, high school basketball is peaking and with the 3-on-3 game making headway on the global stage, the sport is...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Rebranding: A Case Study

By: Dan Rowe

Sports tourism has facilitated rebranding of communities nationwide. Some areas have used sports as a way to overcome economic distress while others...   More>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>



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