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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


AtlanticCity

Returning in 2022: Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week

December 7, 2021

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week is set to return for a second year. more >>


BassProShops

2022 Sites Announced for Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series

December 6, 2021

2022 will mark the 17th season of college fishing’s longest-running collegiate bass fishing tournament trail. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

December 2, 2021

Major League Fishing announced schedule, rules, payouts and dates for the 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. more >>



MarshallCounty

Not Just A Water Destination… Marshall County is a Winning Destination

November 1, 2021

North Alabama’s Marshall County is home to the state’s largest lake, Lake Guntersville, and opportunities to play on and off the water. more >>


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Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>


SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


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Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast

May 12, 2021

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. more >>


VirginiaBeach

Sportscations Thrive in Virginia Beach

May 12, 2021

Virginia Beach may be all about soft sands and ocean waves, but planning your sporting events here will put you right on solid ground. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


PelicanBay

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Awarded as Family Favorite in Oklahoma City

November 29, 2021

Local magazine’s annual contest represents the go-to destinations and businesses, as voted by readers. more >>


MossyOak

Mossy Oak Expands Major League Fishing Sponsorship with Multi-Year Deal to Remain Exclusive Camo Sponsor

November 22, 2021

A new agreement means Mossy Oak will remain the exclusive camo sponsor of Major League Fishing through 2024. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Fishing 2022 Game Features 10 Playable Pro Anglers

November 1, 2021

Meet the 10 playable Elite Series pro anglers in Bassmaster Fishing 2022, the Official Video Game of B.A.S.S., when the game launches. more >>


Bassmaster

Akin Retires As CEO Of B.A.S.S.

October 25, 2021

After 10 years serving as CEO of B.A.S.S., Bruce Akin has retired, company officials announced. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Sportscations in Virginia Beach   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Virginia Beach may be all about soft sands and ocean waves, but planning your sporting events here will put you right on solid ground. More>>


ReboundPic Case study | May 14, 2021
Here in Huntsville, We've Got Space   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

We’ve Got Space” is Huntsville's slogan, appropriate to our history in space exploration, as the home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.... More>>


White Papers

UW-Lacrosse Whitepaper | March 1, 2021
Tournament Angling in Wisconsin: The Economic Impact of Bass, Salmon and Walleye Fishing Tournaments on Host Communities   

This study investigated the economic impacts of tournament angling, specifically bass, salmon and walleye fishing tournaments on host communities in... More>>


OutdoorFoundation Whitepaper | September 1, 2020
Outdoor Participation Report by the Outdoor Foundation   

Participation in outdoor recreation has declined dramatically, despite strong attention being paid to events like bass tournaments. In addition,... More>>


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>>


Articles

BillofRights_Smaller Article | September 11, 2021
Get Ready for a National Youth Sports Bill of Rights

By: Michael Popke

Athletes everywhere are standing up for their rights. From the college level (hello, NIL) to the gymnasts who came to prominence in the Larry Nassar...   More>>


Spikeball Article | September 10, 2021
Spikeball Contributing to the Sports Tourism Bounceback

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Headlines in SDM’s news seem to have a common theme. Spikeball National Tour Comes to Monroe, Washington. Spikeball Tournament Series to Debut in...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
Fluid Dynamics

By: Judy Leand

Waterfronts across the U.S. are seeing plenty of action ranging from kayaking, rowing and dragon boat racing to waterskiing, triathlon, pro...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
New Homes for Visiting Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The year 2020 pushed us outside our comfort zone, including making us rethink our choice of locations for events. The good news is that there are...   More>>



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