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Erie Sports Commission to Welcome Summer with Waterfront Weekend

June 20, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) will welcome three events to the Bayfront June 21-23, creating the combined Waterfront Weekend. more >>


BeachSoccer

Nationwide Beach Soccer Events Announced

June 19, 2019

Beach soccer continues its nationwide growth, with coast-to-coast tournaments and international championships. Here are a few. more >>


FishersOfMen_HSBassChallenge

Fishers of Men to Debut High School Angler Series This Fall

June 18, 2019

Fishers of Men will be entering the high school bass fishing arena this fall with the UBC (High School Angler Series, and destinations are sought. more >>


GulfShores

In Gulf Shores, More than 1,200 Youth Ball Teams are Beach Bound this Summer

June 13, 2019

Summer 2019 is set to sizzle in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach with athletic events from the sportsplexes to the sand. more >>


Mobile

From Turkey Calling to Deep Sea Fishing, Mobile is Welcoming Summer

June 12, 2019

From turkey calling to deep sea fishing to pole vaulting to football, Mobile has a summer filled with exciting and varied events on tap. more >>



Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


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Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Many youth sports tournaments are choosing the Texas coast to take advantage of outstanding sports venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined with... more >>


Overhead

Perry, Oklahoma: A Baseball Oasis on the Central Plains

February 1, 2019

Sports are an important part of the fabric of communities and Perry, Oklahoma, fits tournaments into that fabric seamlessly and perfectly. With... more >>



SiteOne

SiteOne Landscape Supply Becomes Title Sponsor Of Lake Cayuga Bass Tournament

June 24, 2019

SiteOne Landscape Supply has signed on to become title sponsor of the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake, New York. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


USA_WaterSki

GOODE, Indmar Renew Commitments As Sponsors Of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

June 3, 2019

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is pleased to announce that GOODE Skis and Indmar Marine Engines will continue as sponsors. more >>


Lowrance

Lowrance Signs On To Sponsor Bassmaster Elite Series And Other B.A.S.S. Tournament Circuits

June 3, 2019

Lowrance, a recognized leader in marine electronics systems, has agreed to extend its long sponsorship of Bassmaster tournaments. more >>


ASA

Sportfishing Industry Association Adds New Hire to Focus on Freshwater Recreational Fishing Issues

June 3, 2019

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) new Inland Fisheries Policy Manager is Chad Tokowicz. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
By Land or By Sea   

By: Michael Popke

Nestled between Cape Fear River, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is a natural setting for water sports.... More>>


blank Case study | November 9, 2018
Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


ConventionCenter Case study | September 1, 2018
Sporting in Paradise   

By: Michael Popke

Designed around Hawai‘i’s tropical landscape, our open-air facility inspires creativity on and off the courts. The Hawai‘i Convention Center... More>>


White Papers

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>


Articles

blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
The Heart of Sports in America: Accessible, Accommodating, Affordable

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports in the U.S., the Midwest has a lot to offer. The area is easily accessible to most of the country. Its sports facilities,...   More>>


WorldBeach Article | October 31, 2018
Against All Odds, World Beach Games Begins One-Year Countdown

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games organizers are ready to kick sand in doubters’ faces. Having started the one-year countdown until the event take place in San...   More>>


SFIACover Article | October 3, 2018
New Report Provides Insights on What Sports are Growing, Gaining in Popularity

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Your parents were right after all when they told you to go outside and play. And a new report covering trends in the sports and fitness industry...   More>>



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