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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

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

Scam Article | April 3, 2019
How Event Owners Can Combat Scammers

By: Michael Popke

Between stolen frequent flyer miles and identity theft happening on airport hotspots, youth sports event owners might think they have the risks all...   More>>


LlightPole Article | April 3, 2019
Near-Tragedy with Light Pole Falling on Soccer Field is More Common than Event Owners Realize

By: Michael Popke

Even though fatal tragedy was averted in Clarksville, Arkansas, when an 80-foot wooden light pole fell on the field during a high school boys’...   More>>


Bkb Article | April 3, 2019
Study: Larger Buffer Zone Needed to Make Basketball Safer

By: Michael Popke

As March Madness heads into the homestretch, a trio of researchers is recommending a wider buffer zone around basketball courts — a move that, if...   More>>


Bracket Article | April 3, 2019
By the Numbers: The Final Four

By: Michael Popke

The Cinderellas have long since left the dance and we’re down to the Final Four. As those teams come screaming into Minneapolis to duke it out (see...   More>>



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