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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


USRowing

USRowing Announces Site of Paralympic, Olympic Team Trials

November 19, 2019

Nathan Benderson Park has been selected as the site for the 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team Trials – Rowing to be held in April 2020. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Expanded Nation Schedule for 2020

November 12, 2019

A big week for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation got even better as B.A.S.S. announced an expanded Nation schedule for 2020. more >>


Erie

Erie Lands 2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship

November 7, 2019

Erie will host the 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship, will be held June 24-26, 2020. more >>


MLF

Neenah to host Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour in June

November 6, 2019

Neenah, Wisconsin, will host stage six of the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour June 5-10, 2020, with 80 of the world's best anglers. 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 >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Bassmaster

Former B.A.S.S. Co-Owner, Outdoor Television Pioneer Jerry McKinnis Passes Away

November 4, 2019

Jerry McKinnis, former B.A.S.S. co-owner, founder of JM Associates, and a legend in the fishing industry, passed away early Sunday morning. more >>


BAssmaster

Bassmaster LIVE Program Honored with National 'Telly' Award

September 30, 2019

JM Associates, production arm of B.A.S.S., has won the Silver Telly Award for its Bassmaster LIVE coverage of the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest. more >>


Rapala

Rapala Signs on as Sponsor of Association of Collegiate Anglers

September 23, 2019

The Association of Collegiate Anglers is excited to announce that Rapala will be joining the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


CastingForRecovery

Casting for Recovery Receives Grant Funding From the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Connecting Women with Breast Cancer to the Outdoors

September 16, 2019

Casting for Recovery® (CfR) has announced that it has received a grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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‘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>>


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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>>


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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>>


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

Midwest:  Playing in the Heartland Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland

By: Peter Francesconi

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and...   More>>


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The Southwest and Pacific: Something for Everyone

By: Amy Henderson

The Southwest and Pacific regions have this in common: both offer great weather and first-class venues. Made up of states including Arizona,...   More>>


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Paddle Sports: Paddles Away

By: Juli Anne Patty

The signs say “Youth/U-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships,” but there are very clearly kayaks in the water. Fortunately, Joe Jacobi, CEO of USA...   More>>


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Southeast: Southern Hospitality

By: Peter Francesconi

The Southeastern U.S. is one of the most populous, and fastest growing, areas of the country. Its economy has seen a large expansion in recent...   More>>



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