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BLF Announces Lowered Entry Fees for Events

February 17, 2020

The acquisition of Fishing League Worldwide by Major League Fishing has brought change to Bass Fishing League tournaments. more >>


KBF

Kayak Bass Fishing Coming to Placer Valley

February 14, 2020

For the first time ever, Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) is bringing one of their exciting Trail Series Tournaments to Placer Valley. more >>


CollegiateBassAnglers

Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash Coming to Paris Landing, Tennessee

February 14, 2020

The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will take place on Kentucky Lake at Paris Landing, Tennessee on March 14-15. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite in Lake Chick Rescheduled

February 13, 2020

Due to poor weather, B.A.S.S. officials announced they will postpone the Bassmaster Elite at Chickamauga Lake and host it in March. more >>


FLW

Harris Chain of Lakes to Host 2020 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

February 12, 2020

FLW has announced that Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes as host of the 2020 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship. 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 >>


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 >>



PowerPole

Power-Pole Announces Continued Support of College Anglers

February 17, 2020

Power-Pole will continue their support of the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Fishing Series and continue to offer a rebate to all collegiate anglers. more >>


USRowing

USRowing Announces Adaptive Sports Grant for Freedom Rows

February 17, 2020

USRowing has been awarded an Adaptive Sports Grant to support community-based Freedom Rows programs throughout the USA. more >>


30ATrolley

30A Beach Trolley Company Announces Services Between Gulf Place and Inlet Beach

February 13, 2020

The 30A Trolley Company announced the introduction of a vintage trolley bus service on Scenic Highway 30A in Walton County, Florida more >>


Rapala

Rapala Signs On As B.A.S.S. Tournament Trail Sponsor

February 10, 2020

Rapala, maker of lures, fishing tackle and accessories, has signed on as a partner for the Bassmaster Tournament Trail 2020 season. more >>


Jacks

Jack's Family Restaurants Announces Partnership with Bassmaster

February 3, 2020

Jack’s Family Restaurants has signed on as a Local Partner of the 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
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>>


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

blank Article | December 20, 2019
Varied Terrain and an Abundance of Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

From warm and sunny to ice-cold and ready for skiing, the wide range of conditions in the Northeast is conducive to an equally wide range of sports....   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Rebranding: A Case Study

By: Dan Rowe

Sports tourism has facilitated rebranding of communities nationwide. Some areas have used sports as a way to overcome economic distress while others...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
No Bass Boat? No Problem

By: Chad Hoover

Kayak fishing itself certainly isn’t new; it has been around for a long time. Right now, though, it’s exploding in popularity nationwide; in...   More>>


Sasquatch Article | December 11, 2019
Say Yes to the Yeti: Mystery-Monster a Trend on 2020 Calendar

By: Michael Popke

Last summer’s Internet phenomenon to Storm Area 51 turned out to be a big bust but organizers learned something: people are interested in mythical...   More>>



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