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Nautique

Washington State to Host WWA Wakeboard National Championships

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy are coming to Monroe, Washington. more >>


IndoJax

Surf Camp Destinations Named

July 15, 2019

A number of coastal destinations will be hosting Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax® Charities. more >>


KayakBassFishing

KBF National Championships Announce Details of Event

July 12, 2019

Heliconia, producers of Kayak Bassin’ proudly announce the airing of the 2019 KBF National Championships on Saturday, July 13. more >>


ChicagoSports

Chicago Sports Commission Has Full Calendar of Activities for Summer

July 5, 2019

The Chicago Sports Commission has plenty going on through the summer and into the fall. more >>


USA_WaterSki

Edmonton to Host Under 21 Water Ski World Championships

July 3, 2019

The 9th Under 21 Water Ski World Championships will be held July 4-7, 2019, at Shalom Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. more >>



Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Many youth sports tournaments are choosing the Texas coast to take advantage of outstanding sports venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined with... more >>



Yamaha

Yamaha Becomes Exclusive Motor Sponsor For B.A.S.S. Conservation

July 15, 2019

B.A.S.S. officials announced that Yamaha is now the official motor sponsor for B.A.S.S. Conservation. more >>


SiteOne

SiteOne Landscape Supply Becomes Title Sponsor Of Lake Cayuga Bass Tournament

June 24, 2019

SiteOne Landscape Supply has signed on to become title sponsor of the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake, New York. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


USA_WaterSki

GOODE, Indmar Renew Commitments As Sponsors Of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

June 3, 2019

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is pleased to announce that GOODE Skis and Indmar Marine Engines will continue as sponsors. more >>


Lowrance

Lowrance Signs On To Sponsor Bassmaster Elite Series And Other B.A.S.S. Tournament Circuits

June 3, 2019

Lowrance, a recognized leader in marine electronics systems, has agreed to extend its long sponsorship of Bassmaster tournaments. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | February 28, 2019
By Land or By Sea   

By: Michael Popke

Nestled between Cape Fear River, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is a natural setting for water sports.... More>>


blank Case study | November 9, 2018
Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


White Papers

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>>


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>>


Articles

Titan Article | January 9, 2019
Titanic Expedition Could Jump-Start Interest in Coastal Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wreck of the Titanic has captivated the public for more than a century. Now, one destination is home to a miniature submarine capable of taking...   More>>


Rocks Article | December 12, 2018
Instructing Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts in the School of Rocks

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Stacking stones? Creating totems? Try: spreading graffiti. National parks are reporting an uptick of vandalism – and the odd part is, most visitors...   More>>


Amazon Article | November 28, 2018
Amazon’s Expansions: What Can Two New HQ Cities Mean to Sports Tourism?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Amazon has selected two cities – Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia – to split its HQ2 dropped like a bomb...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>



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