Winter Sports


SportManitoba

Skate Canada Manitoba Sectional Figure Skating Championship Announces Details

October 29, 2018

The Skate Canada Manitoba Sectional Figure Skating Championship has listed details of its upcoming event. more >>


USA_Bobsled

Changes Coming to Bobsled Events for Winter Season

October 15, 2018

Racing and training events in women's monobob have been announced for the 2018-2019 winter season. more >>


NFHS

High School Sports Participation Increases for 29th Consecutive Year

October 12, 2018

Want some good news? High school sports are continuing to increase in participation; in fact, this is the 29th straight year for growth. more >>


SIA

SIA/WWSRA On-Snow Event Coming to Copper Mountain

October 2, 2018

A date and location have been announced for the winter sports industry on-snow demo event showcasing new equipment. more >>



SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>



SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


USA_Luge

USA Luge Extends Three Sponsorships through Beijing 2022

January 15, 2018

USA Luge has extended sponsorship deals with three companies through to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. more >>


SIA

Snow Sports Participation Study Shows Strong Market for Winter Events

January 15, 2018

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announced its 2017 SIA Participation Study. more >>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | September 1, 2018
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Provides Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

When sports planners think of the Pacific Northwest, images of a dry desert region may not immediately come to mind. The Tri-Cities’ climate,... More>>


blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports than you ever Imagined Case study | December 31, 2012
Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports Than You Ever Imagined   

By: Juli Anne Patty

You know the Mall of America, one of the world’s biggest malls and home of an indoor theme park. But did you also know that Bloomington, Minnesota,... More>>


White Papers

POW Whitepaper | July 1, 2018
The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Environment   

This analysis discusses what changes we can expect in the future of the winter sports industry under high and low emissions scenarios. More>>


RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. 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>>


COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. More>>



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Articles

Snowboard Article | October 31, 2018
Is Snow Farming the Future of the Ski Industry?

By: Michael Popke

Call it climate change. Call it global warming. Call it a below-average snow year. Whatever you call it, it hurts outdoor winter sports events and...   More>>


Calgary Article | October 31, 2018
Calgary Watching Bid to Hold Olympic Torch in 2026 Go Down in Flames

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Calgary, which once looked like such a strong candidate (and perhaps the surest bet) to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, is watching its bid goes down...   More>>


Volleyball Article | October 17, 2018
Winter Volleyball is Coming, Says World Governing Body

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First, it was an anomaly being presented for entertainment value in PyeongChang. Now, snow volleyball has taken a formal step onto the world stage,...   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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