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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

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>


Articles

Titan Article | January 9, 2019
Titanic Expedition Could Jump-Start Interest in Coastal Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wreck of the Titanic has captivated the public for more than a century. Now, one destination is home to a miniature submarine capable of taking...   More>>


Rocks Article | December 12, 2018
Instructing Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts in the School of Rocks

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Stacking stones? Creating totems? Try: spreading graffiti. National parks are reporting an uptick of vandalism – and the odd part is, most visitors...   More>>


Amazon Article | November 28, 2018
Amazon’s Expansions: What Can Two New HQ Cities Mean to Sports Tourism?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Amazon has selected two cities – Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia – to split its HQ2 dropped like a bomb...   More>>


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>>



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