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78th GOODE Water Ski National Championships Begins Tuesday In Zachary, Louisiana

August 3, 2020

Nearly 600 water ski athletes from across the United States will descend upon Tri-Lakes in Zachary, Louisiana, Tuesday through Saturday. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite at Lake Champlain Announces Details of Event

July 31, 2020

Organizers of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Champlain have noted the venue includes not just natural beauty but remarkable diversity. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite Tournament Moves To Lake Guntersville

July 30, 2020

Previously scheduled for Cayuga Lake earlier in July, the event will instead be held Sept. 30-Oct. 3 on Alabama’s historic Lake Guntersville. more >>


FLW_Fishing

La Crosse Readies for Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Mississippi River presented by OPTIMA Batteries

July 29, 2020

A field of 204 professional anglers from FLW and Major League Fishing are set to visit the Mississippi River in La Crosse, WI. more >>


FIVB

FIVB Announces Rescheduled Beach Volleyball World Championship in 2022

July 27, 2020

The FIVB has announced that the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships have been rescheduled for June 2022. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... 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 >>


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 >>


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 >>



BassPro

All-Star College Fishing Team Named by Tactacam Fish-i

July 20, 2020

Tactacam Fish-i announced the members of Team Tactacam for the 2020-2021 season of Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


MLF

Chris Lane Hands Out Fishing Gear to 200 Kids with Help from MLF Pros

July 13, 2020

Major League Fishing pro Chris Lane, who has been working with "Reeling in Future Pros," made a big gesture to help quarantined kids. more >>


PureFishing

Pure Fishing Encourages #ResponsibleRecreation

July 6, 2020

Pure Fishing is proud to support the efforts of its conservation partners in encouraging the outdoors while practicing #ResponsibleRecreation. more >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


ASA_Fishing

ASA Announces Take Me Fishing™ as the Presenting Sponsor to ICAST 2020 Online

June 22, 2020

The American Sportfishing Association is pleased to announce that Take Me Fishing™ is the presenting sponsor for ICAST 2020 Online. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 1, 2020
Top Sports Venues Highlight the City of Colleges   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, Conway, Arkansas has a lot to offer. From youth leagues to college athletics to adult tournaments, this city of 66,000 has... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘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>>


White Papers

ASA_Fishing Whitepaper | August 1, 2020
Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic   

This study estimates the economic contributions that can be reasonably attributed to the six-day red snapper season in August 2018 based on... More>>


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>>


Articles

FISE_Smaller Article | August 1, 2021
FISE Pivots to Offer an Unprecedented 2021 Bidding Opportunity

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Want to jump into the event hosting marketplace in a BIG way? FISE, the international governing body of action sports, is offering a new hybrid event...   More>>


SFIASurvey_Smaller Article | July 27, 2020
Industry Survey Says Better, Brighter Days Ahead

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Brighter days are ahead. That’s the biggest takeaway from an industry survey. And while recovery isn’t immediate, it is imminent. Among the...   More>>


Fishing Article | July 24, 2020
To Find Growth in Sports, Look to Lakes and Streams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Where are sports growing? On the water. From tackle sales to the taxidermy business, recreational fishing, perhaps one of the easiest sports to take...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Teeming with Variety, Ready for Teams

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region is a sports mecca, with teams and fans alike drawn to its year-round sunshine and mild winters. Proximity to both sandy...   More>>



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