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VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Announces Upcoming Events

February 19, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention and visitors bureau, will be hosting a number of events. more >>


Dogman

Dogman Challenge Fat Bike Race Coming to Mt. McSauba

February 18, 2020

The Dogman Challenge is a two-hour winter endurance event held entirely on multi-use trails in the Charlevoix area. more >>


ISU

Salt Lake and Calvary to Host Part of ISU Competition in 2020

February 12, 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU) has published its 2019-2020 calendar for speed skating and short track speed skating competitions. more >>


GatineauLoppet

International Winter Competition, Gatineau Loppet, Announces Details of Quebec Event

February 3, 2020

Gatineau Loppet will be held February 14- 16 in Quebec, with eight cross-country ski races, three snowshoe races and three fat bike races. more >>


CurlManitoba

CurlManitoba Hosting 2020 Viterra Championship

February 3, 2020

CurlManitoba is hosting the Viterra Championship, Februay 5-9 , 2020 at the Eric Coy Arena in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 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 >>


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Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... 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 >>


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 >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


VBR

VBR Sports Releases New Promotional Video

July 22, 2019

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) and VBR Sports unveiled a new video showing that sports tourism is alive and growing in the region. more >>


49_DegreeNorth

Washington Ski Area 49° North Mountain Resort Sold

May 20, 2019

CMR Lands LLC has announced the acquisition of 49° North Mountain Resort, a ski area located on Chewelah Mountain in Northeast Washington. more >>


SportManitoba

2018 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro Create Major Economic Impact in Thompson

March 18, 2019

Thompson, Manitoba played host to the 2018 Manitoba Games and Sport Manitoba has released the economic impact assessment report. 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 >>


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 | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... More>>


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

Offseason Article | March 20, 2019
Investing in Terrain for Cycling, Running and Climbing Means No Off Season for Ski Resorts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Alterra Mountain Company would invest $181 million across multiple North American destinations might not have been a surprise...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


SFIACover Article | January 23, 2019
What’s the Future of Sports? Find Out from These Two Reports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Want to know the future of sports events in America? Forget about looking into crystal ball, hosting a séance or even cracking open a fortune...   More>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>



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