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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

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

XFL Article | January 22, 2020
By the Numbers: XFL

By: Michael Popke

The XFL, with eight teams, is getting ready to ride again. Whether it is going to ride to glory or, like last time, off into the sunset, remains to...   More>>


SuerpBowlRings Article | January 17, 2020
Merch Madness: Counterfeiters vs. Customs Agents at the Super Bowl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Super Bowl fever is in high gear. But playing out in a shadow economy, not far from the Hard Rock Stadium, is another battle: the stealth game of the...   More>>


CNN Article | January 16, 2020
MLB Has Legalized Cannabis Use - Will Other Sports Follow?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the waning hours of 2019, Major League Baseball reversed its longstanding policy and took cannabis off its list of banned substances. The...   More>>


AthleteKneeling Article | January 15, 2020
Ban on Athlete Protests at the Olympics Could Filter Down to Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

U.S. athletes have long used employed right to free speech when it comes to making political protests. The IOC, however, has ruled that on its...   More>>



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