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Proof the Economy is Looking Up: Events Out for Bid

April 6, 2020

Sports tourism is strong, resilient and forward-looking. Case in point: US Youth Soccer has released two Request for Proposals: more >>


US_YouthSoccer

ACT NOW: US Youth Soccer Taking Bids on Championship Events

April 3, 2020

Want some hope for the future of sports tourism? Here it is. US Youth Soccer has released two Request for Proposals - BUT HURRY! more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match to be Televised Tomorrow

April 3, 2020

The World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match Presented by Barefoot Hard Seltzers will be broadcast on CBS Sports tomorrow. more >>


SFASFM

Ballparks of America in Branson Announces Updates, Management by SFA/SFM

April 2, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and families will enjoy Branson, MO as a place to hit the diamonds at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


MLQ

Quidditch in The Big Apple: MLQ Announces Worlds Weekend

March 30, 2020

MLQ is excited to announce MLQ Worlds Weekend on July 25-26, following the 2020 IQA World Cup. more >>



Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... 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 >>



SFASFM

Ballparks of America Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Facility Operator

April 6, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


USA_Dodgeball

USA Dodgeball Announces New Executive Director

March 30, 2020

USA Dodgeball, the governing body for dodgeball in the country, has announced the promotion of Brendan Tickner to Executive Director. more >>


SportsEngine

SportsEngine, Inc.'s NCSI and US Lacrosse Partnership Reaches Milestone, Organization Completes 30,000 Background Checks

March 30, 2020

SportsEngine, Inc., announced it has conducted over 30,000 coach and volunteer background screens for US Lacrosse. more >>


TeamSnap

Louisiana Soccer Association Signs with TeamSnap

March 30, 2020

Louisiana Soccer Association announced a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the leader in integrated sports management. more >>


USA_Racquetball

USA Racquetball Names New U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach

March 23, 2020

USA Racquetball announced that Jim Durham of Fresno, California, has been named Head Coach of the U.S. Adult Racquetball Team. 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>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
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 unveiled an attraction... More>>


White Papers

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>


Football Whitepaper | September 1, 2015
Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event   

The NFL has used the promise of an economic windfall to entice cities to bid for the Super Bowl. But the result is less than is often estimated. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


Articles

KobeJerseys Article | February 9, 2020
In the Wake of Kobe’s Death, Knock-Off Merchandise is Rampant

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No sooner did Nike announce it had sold out of Kobe Bryant apparel than what might be thought of as the vultures swooped in – the dealers ready to...   More>>


SuperBowl Article | February 3, 2020
Super Bowl Saturday? Don’t Mark Your Calendar

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As much a part of the Super Bowl party experience is the entertainment of its commercials. So what is the takeaway from the pervasive #SuperMonday...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | February 1, 2020
Judge: Deaths Can’t be Proven to be Related to Head Trauma from Pop Warner Football

By: Michael Popke

The year closed with a judge ruling against parents who said their sons’ deaths were caused by head trauma sustained in Pop Warner Football a...   More>>


HardRock Article | January 31, 2020
NFL Continues to Test International Waters – But How Far Will It Go?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Could a Super Bowl or a Pro Bowl be held overseas? With an announcement of games in Mexico (and with Roger Goodell stating that Toronto was “a...   More>>



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