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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 >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Expanded Nation Schedule for 2020

November 12, 2019

A big week for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation got even better as B.A.S.S. announced an expanded Nation schedule for 2020. more >>


Erie

Erie Lands 2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship

November 7, 2019

Erie will host the 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship, will be held June 24-26, 2020. more >>


MLF

Neenah to host Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour in June

November 6, 2019

Neenah, Wisconsin, will host stage six of the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour June 5-10, 2020, with 80 of the world's best anglers. more >>


StudentAnglerFederation

La Crosse to Host Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship

November 6, 2019

The 11th Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship dates will be in La Crosse, WI and the event dates are June 23-27. 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 >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>



SDM_2019

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 >>


Bassmaster

Former B.A.S.S. Co-Owner, Outdoor Television Pioneer Jerry McKinnis Passes Away

November 4, 2019

Jerry McKinnis, former B.A.S.S. co-owner, founder of JM Associates, and a legend in the fishing industry, passed away early Sunday morning. more >>


BAssmaster

Bassmaster LIVE Program Honored with National 'Telly' Award

September 30, 2019

JM Associates, production arm of B.A.S.S., has won the Silver Telly Award for its Bassmaster LIVE coverage of the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest. more >>


Rapala

Rapala Signs on as Sponsor of Association of Collegiate Anglers

September 23, 2019

The Association of Collegiate Anglers is excited to announce that Rapala will be joining the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


CastingForRecovery

Casting for Recovery Receives Grant Funding From the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Connecting Women with Breast Cancer to the Outdoors

September 16, 2019

Casting for Recovery® (CfR) has announced that it has received a grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


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Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


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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>>


White Papers

ASA_Fishing Whitepaper | August 1, 2019
The Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing   

Recreational fishing has a significant economic impact on communities throughout the U.S. But what does that really mean? The American... More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey   

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports. More>>


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>>


Auburn Whitepaper | March 1, 2018
Economic Value of the Tournament Black Bass Fishery on Lake Guntersville, Alabama   

Lake Guntersville, a well-known black bass fishery in the USA, attracts multiple tournaments. This study shows the economic impact of those events. More>>


Articles

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Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
In the Heartland, Ready to Host

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Midwest has long been favored by residents and tourists alike for its diverse geography, affordability and friendly residents. America’s...   More>>


Beachvolleyball Article | October 30, 2019
U.S. Back at the Bidding Table for Another Global Multi-Sport Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Long before the lights go on in L.A. to host the Olympics, the U.S. is hoping it’ll have another big international event under its belt. The World...   More>>


MLFFLW Article | October 16, 2019
Navigating the Course of the Biggest Merger in Bass Tournament History

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Major League Fishing announced last week that it would be acquiring competitive bass giant FLW, the news hit the sports event industry like a...   More>>



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