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MLF

MLF Announces Post-COVID Comeback

July 2, 2020

Major League Fishing has returned to the waters of competitive fishing, announcing two events (with more to come). more >>


FLW

“FLW Fishing” to Premiere on Outdoor Channel Friday, July 3

July 2, 2020

Get your fish on! FLW announced the 2020 season of “FLW Fishing” will debut today on the Outdoor Channel, F7 to 9 p.m. EDT. more >>


WarriorSurf

Warrior Surf Foundation Announces 4th Annual Surfboard Auction

July 1, 2020

Charleston nonprofit Warrior Surf Foundation has launched its 4th Annual Surfboard Auction. more >>


USA_WaterPolo

USA Water Polo Announces New Schedule of Events

June 30, 2020

USA Water Polo has announced it will reschedule the 2020 National Junior Olympics and the 2020 Masters National Championships. more >>


SandSoccer

Sand Soccer Championships Returning to Virginia Beach Oceanfront in August

June 30, 2020

The 2020 Ferguson North American Sand Soccer Championships weekend has been rescheduled to August 7-9, 2020. 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 >>


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 >>



PureFishing

Pure Fishing Encourages #ResponsibleRecreation

July 6, 2020

Pure Fishing is proud to support the efforts of its conservation partners in encouraging the outdoors while practicing #ResponsibleRecreation. more >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


ASA_Fishing

ASA Announces Take Me Fishing™ as the Presenting Sponsor to ICAST 2020 Online

June 22, 2020

The American Sportfishing Association is pleased to announce that Take Me Fishing™ is the presenting sponsor for ICAST 2020 Online. more >>


Bassmaster

Scholarships Awarded By Alabama Power And B.A.S.S. To Two Alabama Students

June 15, 2020

Two Alabama students were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S. and Alabama Power, the companies announced. more >>


Bass_Mammoth

Bassmaster Tournament Trail Has a New Partner: Its Official Sanitizer Product

June 9, 2020

As the Bassmaster Tournament Trail prepares to resume this week, it does so with Mammoth, “Official Sanitizer Product of Bassmaster.” 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

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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