Water Sports


Knxville

Knoxville to Host 2019 Bassmaster Classic on the Tennessee River

July 19, 2018

The first time in its 49-year history, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic by DICK’S Sporting Goods will be on the Tennessee River in Knoxville. more >>


Erie

Hydroflight Soaring into Erie

July 12, 2018

The 2018 HydroFlight National Tour returns to Erie, Pennsylvania, on July 14 along with the new SUPcross Tour on July 15. more >>


Montgomery

Montgomery Boasting Impressive Summer Lineup

July 11, 2018

With school almost out and summer vacation right around the corner, Montgomery is preparing to welcome more visitors than ever before. more >>


USA_WaterPolo

Clearwater to Host Pan American Water Polo

July 9, 2018

The USA Men's Youth National Team has announced details for the upcoming UANA Junior Pan American Championship this July 10-15. 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 in the center of Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with both vibrant natural beauty and plentiful... 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 >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... 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 >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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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>>


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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>>


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A Winning Experience in the Smokies   

By: Peter Francesconi

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Sevierville, Tennessee, area is one of America’s favorite places to visit. In fact,... 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

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2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management congratulates the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards and thanks our readers for their feedback and...   More>>


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Fishing League Worldwide (FLW)

By: Joseph Opager

Fishing League Worldwide, also known as FLW, is the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, offering bass anglers the chance to compete...   More>>


SUP Article | July 11, 2018
Rough Waters: Two Would-Be Governing Bodies Making Waves About Stand-Up Paddling

By: Michael Popke

Stand-up paddling, one of the fastest-growing sports worldwide, is at the center of a controversy on who its rightful governing body is. The...   More>>


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USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

By: Bob Crowley

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is the national governing body of organized water skiing in the United States. The organization is a member of the...   More>>



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