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FortWorth

Fort Worth, Lake Ray Roberts Poised to Host First Bassmaster Classic

May 28, 2020

For just the third time in the event’s storied history, the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic will be coming to Texas. more >>


Bassmaster

Booming Interest In Bassmaster Opens Brings First Live Coverage, More Angler Opportunities For Rest Of Season

May 27, 2020

The excitement of kicks off again in June with seven tournaments remaining in the hotly contested Bassmaster Open Series. more >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster Classic Generates More Than $35 Million For Birmingham

May 26, 2020

The 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk generated an economic windfall of $35.9M to Birmingham. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster’s Live On The Lake Features Casting, Country Music And 2021 Classic Announcement

May 22, 2020

Tune in to Bassmaster.com to catch the latest episode of “Live on the Lake,” Wednesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. ET. more >>


Knoxville

Knoxville to Host Kayak Fishing this Fall

May 21, 2020

The Hobie Tournament of Champions, the final chapter of the 2020 Hobie Bass Open Series comes to Knoxville November 14-15. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish... 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 >>



Tactacam

Tactacam Fish-i Joins the Association of Collegiate Anglers

May 11, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers is excited to announce a new partnership with Tactacam and the Fish-i camera for the 2020-2021 season. more >>


Bassmaster

Idaho’s Chris Rambough Awarded Inaugural C.A.S.T. For Kids B.A.S.S. Humanitarian Award

May 11, 2020

Sportfishing’s biggest stage was used to recognize the incredible philanthropic work done by anglers around the country . more >>


USA_WaterSki

GOODE Skis Renews Commitment as Sponsor of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

May 4, 2020

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is pleased to announce that GOODE Skis will continue as a National Sponsor of the NGB for 10 years. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Conservation Honors Three With Its Highest Award

May 4, 2020

B.A.S.S. Conservation honored three with its highest award at the Conservation Summit held March 6-8. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. 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

Beachvolleyball Article | October 30, 2019
U.S. Back at the Bidding Table for Another Global Multi-Sport Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Long before the lights go on in L.A. to host the Olympics, the U.S. is hoping it’ll have another big international event under its belt. The World...   More>>


MLFFLW Article | October 16, 2019
Navigating the Course of the Biggest Merger in Bass Tournament History

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Major League Fishing announced last week that it would be acquiring competitive bass giant FLW, the news hit the sports event industry like a...   More>>


SuperGirl Article | October 2, 2019
Surfing Riding the Olympic Wave

By: Michael Popke

Surfing makes its debut at the 2020 Olympic Games and, being an iconic American sport, it is expected to be featured in summer 2028 when the Olympics...   More>>


StudentAnglerFederation Article | October 2, 2019
Inside Events: The FLW/TBF High School Fishing Circuit

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

College bass fishing is big – thanks in huge part to the opportunities available to teen anglers these days. The FLW/TBF High School Fishing...   More>>



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