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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 >>


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 >>



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

RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


FIFA Whitepaper | December 1, 2016
FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future   

FIFA outlines its intentions for the beautiful game on a forward-going basis in this white paper. More>>


Articles

blank Article | January 22, 2015
Inside Events: International Senior Softball Association

By: R.B. Thomas

The International Senior Softball Association, ISSA, offers 22 tournaments a year around the U.S. Like its athletes, it's an organization showing no...   More>>


Article | January 22, 2015
Promoting Football to Kids? Not Ditka

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Lots of parents want their kids to enjoy the same sports they did. Not Mike Ditka. In a recent interview on “Real Sports with Bryant Gumble”...   More>>


Article | January 20, 2015
No Room at the Inn: Super Bowl Tourism Expanding Into Private Homes

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hotel rooms are booked. Bed-and-breakfasts don’t even have roll-away cots left. And campgrounds? Forget about it. Those spaces were taken a long...   More>>


Article | January 19, 2015
Helmet Sensors: The Latest Weapon in the Crusade Against Concussion

By: Tracey Schelmetic

As the sports industry continues its crusade against concussions, protective equipment companies are using networked sensors to try and solve the...   More>>



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