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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


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US Youth Soccer Announces Detail of 2020 Conferences Girls Winter Showcase

December 11, 2019

The US Youth Soccer 2020 Girls Winter Showcase will be held at Premier Sports Campus, Lakewood Ranch, Florida, from Jan. 10-12, 2020. more >>


FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Sports Foundation Announces December Events (and Economic Impact)

December 6, 2019

In December, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following 16 events. more >>


Erie

Champion Cheer Central Kicks Off Season at Erie This Saturday

December 4, 2019

Champion Cheer Central will once again host four cheer and dance competitions in Erie, PA during its 2019-20 season, starting on Dec. 7. more >>


Naples

News Report: $80M Collier County Sports Facility Expected to be Operational in 2020

November 25, 2019

Collier County officials look to a large parcel as the future of multi-use sports stadium hosting national youth sporting events. 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 >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... more >>



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Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


US_Quidditch

Mary Kimball Hired as Executive Director of US Quidditch

December 2, 2019

The US Quidditch Board of Directors is excited to announce that Mary Kimball has been hired as Executive Director. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. more >>


PositiveCoachingAlliance

Chris Moore to Succeed Founder Jim Thompson as CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance

November 18, 2019

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) has announced that Chris Moore will succeed the organization’s founder as CEO. more >>


Givex

Givex Forms Partnership with Winnipeg Football Club

November 18, 2019

Givex announced a partnership with the Winnipeg Football Club that sees its point-of-sale and loaded ticket technologies deployed. 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>>


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>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established its reputation as a prime sports destination, boasting great Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent sports... More>>


White Papers

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Articles

clown Article | October 16, 2019
Costumes, Candy and Cash: Halloween Events Bringing Economic Impact

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Halloween lands on a Thursday this year. For kids, it’s a school night and that's a grave problem (see what we did there?) but for sports planners,...   More>>


Preakness Article | October 16, 2019
Could Sports Tourism Help Save the Preakness?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s moving. It’s staying. It’s being cancelled. The middle jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown has been the subject of much debate,...   More>>


NSCRO Article | October 16, 2019
Inside Events: The National Small College Rugby Organization

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rugby is a sport that is gaining prominence at both the collegiate and club level. One of its drivers is the National Small College Rugby...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | October 2, 2019
Can Concussions Really Lead to Erectile Dysfunction?

By: Michael Popke

Former professional football players who experienced concussion symptoms are more likely to report low testosterone and erectile dysfunction,...   More>>



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