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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

ConcussionReport Article | July 10, 2019
The Most Frequently Reported Injury Among Youth Athletes? Concussions

By: Michael Popke

What’s the most frequently reported injury among young athletes? It’s not blown-out ACLs or even broken bones. It’s concussions, unfortunately....   More>>


SUP Article | July 10, 2019
Will Standup Paddling Become an Olympic Sport After All?

By: Michael Popke

It will. It won’t. It might. The stories on whether SUP will be in the Olympics have wobbled back and forth like a noob on a board facing that...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


Cheaters Article | June 26, 2019
Cheating in Fishing Tournaments Spawns High-Tech Safeguards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometime, people just need a high-five. In the face. With a fish. Preferably the one they’re dishonestly trying to pass off as something they...   More>>



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