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USA_WaterPolo

Riverside Ready to Host USA Water Polo Action

February 27, 2020

Riverside is thrilled to have been selected again as the host city for USA Water Polo’s ODP National Championships in February and March. more >>


FishersOfMen

Fishers of Men Returning to Harris Chain of Lakes

February 27, 2020

The 2020 Fishers of Men Stren Team Series National Championship come to Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes on March 7-14, 2020. more >>


WorldMatchRacing

World Match Racing Tour Announces 20th Anniversary Schedule, Including U.S. Destinations

February 25, 2020

The World Match Racing Tour announced its 20th anniversary season with an 18-event schedule across 13 countries, including the USA. more >>


CapitalCityLakeMurray

Association of Collegiate Anglers Adds New Event at Lake Murray, SC to 2020 Schedule

February 24, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers and Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series announced their newest event for summer 2020. more >>


MLFFLW

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 >>



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 >>



Engel

Engel Coolers Renews Partnership with Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series for the 2020 Season

February 24, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers and Engel Coolers have renewed their partnership with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. 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 >>


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 | September 4, 2019
Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   More>>


BlueGreenAlgae Article | September 4, 2019
Blue-Green Algae Levels Could Affect Open Water Events

By: Michael Popke

Unless you’ve been hiding from every news source imaginable, it’s been hard to miss the concern about the blue-green algae blooms that are...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...   More>>


HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>



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