Water Sports


USA_WaterSki

Queen’s Cup Rescheduled for October

September 24, 2018

The third annual SportsInsurance.com Queen's Cup, at Little Mountain Farms near Charlotte, N.C., will be held Oct. 6-7 due to Hurricane Florence. more >>


REdBullHeavyWaters

This Fall, Red Bull Heavy Water 2018 Kicking Challenge Up A Notch

September 21, 2018

Red Bull Heavy Water will showcase top-performing athletes with an event window from October 15–November 2 and prize money of $75,000. more >>


Maryland

National Hunting and Fishing Day to be Celebrated September 22

September 20, 2018

All those interested in the great outdoors are invited to the annual National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration September 22. more >>


Erie

Kayak Bass Fishing to Host Northeast Regional Tournament in Erie

September 14, 2018

Kayak Bass Fishing hosts the fifth stop in its 2018 KBF OPEN Series in Erie, Pennsylvania, on September 14 and 15 on Presque Isle Bay. more >>



RoundRock

Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>


San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with vibrant natural beauty and plentiful outdoor amenities. From... more >>


Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Havoc

Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>



BASC

Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation Launches New Advocacy Website

August 13, 2018

B.A.S.S is pleased to announce the launch of a revamped Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC) advocacy website, www.BassForSalt.com. more >>


JLRacing

JL Racing Named USRowing’s Official Outfitter and Apparel Supplier

June 18, 2018

USRowing announces a three-year partnership with JL Racing as the organization’s Official Outfitter and Apparel Supplier through 2020. more >>


MidwestMelanomaPartn

USRowing Partners with Midwest Melanoma Partnership

May 7, 2018

USRowing and Midwest Melanoma Partnership are raising awareness of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer among outdoor athletes. more >>


SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | September 1, 2018
East Meets West in America’s 50th State   

By: Michael Popke

It takes more than a volcano to slow down Hawaii. Coming off three straight years of record-breaking hotel bookings, the islands are growing sports... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>


White Papers

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>>


RBFF Whitepaper | October 1, 2017
Special Report on Fishing in 2017: Trends, Participation and More   

With 1.5 million more participants than the previous year, fishing now has more than 47 million Americans hooked, according to a report. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>



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Articles

blank Article | September 14, 2018
In the Water Business

By: Michael Popke

Swimming pools are awesome and you can host a lot of sporting events in them. But with so much water out there — in rivers, lakes and oceans —...   More>>


blank Article | September 13, 2018
Outstanding Facilities: No Matter Where it Plays Out, the Venues are in Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No matter what they’re looking for – diamonds, courts, rinks, fields, tracks, trails or anything else – all planners have one thing in common:...   More>>


SurfWars Article | September 5, 2018
Fierce Turf Wars Threaten Competitive Surfing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the surf-centric movie, Blue Crush, North Shore surfers, irate at the newbie tourists learning to surf on their ‘sweet spot’ beach, send one...   More>>


RedTide Article | August 22, 2018
Florida’s Red Tide Threatening Water Sports Events, Killing Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The tide is turning in parts of Florida and that's not a good thing for planners of water-based sports events. The state is dealing with a toxic...   More>>



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