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Bassmaster

Stable Conditions On Tap For Bassmaster Eastern Open On Lay Lake

December 2, 2020

Extended warmth has made the fall transition challenging but milder conditions could deliver potential for the Eastern Open on Lay Lake. more >>


FLW_Fishing

Tennessee to Host FLW's Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American

November 30, 2020

FLW announced that the 38th annual Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American will be held on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake in 2021. more >>


FLWFishing

Grand Lake to Host 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship

November 24, 2020

FLW announced that the Abu Garcia College Fishing National Championship will be held on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees in 2021. more >>


GreaterOrlando

Greater Orlando Sports Commission Announces 2021 IWWF World Waterski Championships in Lake County

November 23, 2020

The biennial event will feature an expected field of more than 200 water skiers representing 35 countries, taking place October 11-17, 2021. more >>


FLW

MLF Announces Lake Chickamauga as Location of 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI Open

November 23, 2020

MLF announced that Dayton, Tennessee will host the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI Open on March 30-31. more >>



EdmondCC

Play in Edmond, Oklahoma!

November 3, 2020

From tennis to fishing, from soccer to lacrosse, from rodeo to disc golf, Edmond, Oklahoma is the place to play. Lots of hotels and plenty of... more >>


PNW

Dedication. It’s How We Do Things.

September 1, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


LRWASHINGTON

Location Review: Snohomish County, Washington

September 1, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... 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 >>



Toyota

Bass Pro Extends Partnership With Toyota

November 30, 2020

Toyota and partner Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s announce the renewal of a longstanding partnership for an additional five years. more >>


HydroFlask

Hydro Flask Sponsoring USA Surfing

November 23, 2020

Hydro Flask announced a multi-year sponsorship with USA Surfing, supporting its athletes in domestic and international competitions. more >>


Bassmaster

Females in Fisheries Conservation Scholarships Awarded

October 19, 2020

The fourth annual Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarships for Females in Fisheries have been awarded to Katherine Abbott and Audrey Baetz. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Partners with CrewMinders for Tournament Health Screenings

October 5, 2020

A new partnership between B.A.S.S. and CrewMinders will allow all anglers and event staff to complete daily health screening. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. 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

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>>


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>>


Articles

WomenMarathon Article | November 30, 2016
Travel Agents Team with Athletes to Market Destinations, Events

By: Michael Popke

The destination marathon, one of the hottest trends in sports travel, is on the radar of savvy travel agents these days. And if planners of...   More>>


Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>


SandSoccer Article | November 16, 2016
Stripped-Down Version of World Beach Games Listed for San Diego

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The last time we checked in on the World Beach Games, scheduled for this coming summer in San Diego… well, it’s fair to say they weren’t...   More>>


BeachUlt Article | November 2, 2016
A Cautionary Tale: How Venue Shortcomings Led to Cutting Teams from a World Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A small seaside host city and an enormously growing sport, mixed with a lack of communication, was the unfortunate combination that resulted in a...   More>>



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