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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 >>


KBF

Kayak Bass Fishing Coming to Placer Valley

February 14, 2020

For the first time ever, Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) is bringing one of their exciting Trail Series Tournaments to Placer Valley. more >>


CollegiateBassAnglers

Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash Coming to Paris Landing, Tennessee

February 14, 2020

The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will take place on Kentucky Lake at Paris Landing, Tennessee on March 14-15. 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

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>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


asa-sportfishing Whitepaper | March 1, 2017
Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing: U.S. Congressional Districts   

Recreational fishing brings a myriad of economic benefits to communities throughout the U.S. This report breaks them down by district. More>>


TXAM Whitepaper | August 1, 2016
Recreational Fishing as Tourism   

In addition to being an outdoor recreation activity for residents in each state, fishing can certainly be considered a form of tourism More>>


Articles

FishSign Article | December 11, 2019
Should Fishing Event Owners Be Concerned About Contaminated Water?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some parts of the country are moving toward ice fishing. Some have year-round temperate conditions. But just about everyone has favorite fishing...   More>>


CrossFit Article | December 11, 2019
Not a Crystal Ball But a Good Prediction for Growth of Sports in 2020

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When it comes to predicting what are going to be the hot sports in coming years, we don’t have a crystal ball and the black plastic Magic 8-Ball...   More>>


CrappieUSA Article | November 27, 2019
Inside Events: Crappie USA

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While bass fishing gets plenty of ink, it’s not the only sport on U.S. waters. Crappie USA, the first and largest crappie tournament organization...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>



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