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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 >>


NASSC

Virginia Beach Ready to Host Sand Soccer Championships

June 5, 2019

From June 7-9, thousands of beach soccer enthusiasts will flock to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. more >>



Harford3

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 >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

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


AFTCO

AFTCO Renews Sponsorship with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series

May 28, 2019

The Association of Collegiate Anglers announced AFTCO as a returning partner for the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. 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>>


blank Case study | September 1, 2018
East Meets West in America’s 50th State   

By: Michael Popke

It takes more than a volcano to slow down Hawaii. Coming off three straight years of record-breaking hotel bookings, the islands are growing sports... 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 | September 13, 2018
Outstanding Facilities: No Matter Where it Plays Out, the Venues are in Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No matter what they’re looking for – diamonds, courts, rinks, fields, tracks, trails or anything else – all planners have one thing in common:...   More>>


SurfWars Article | September 5, 2018
Fierce Turf Wars Threaten Competitive Surfing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the surf-centric movie, Blue Crush, North Shore surfers, irate at the newbie tourists learning to surf on their ‘sweet spot’ beach, send one...   More>>


RedTide Article | August 22, 2018
Florida’s Red Tide Threatening Water Sports Events, Killing Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The tide is turning in parts of Florida and that's not a good thing for planners of water-based sports events. The state is dealing with a toxic...   More>>


NRPA Article | August 22, 2018
Lawsuit Over Contaminated Water Has Ripple Effect on Event Owners, Venue Operators

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Lawsuits alleging negligence of sports venue operators are hardly news – although they’re certainly hotly contested when they arise. One such...   More>>



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