Texas


Houston

North Houston Bike Park Announces Grand Opening

August 15, 2019

USA BMX, Harris County Houston Sports Authority and N. Houston Development Corp. announce the opening of the North Houston Bike Park. more >>


PGATOUR

Houston Open Announces PGA TOUR Experience for City

August 14, 2019

The 2019 Houston Open will be held at the Golf Club of Houston, October 7-13, before moving to Memorial Park Golf Course in 2020. more >>


HoustonOpen

New Driving Range Coming to Houston

August 13, 2019

The Astros Golf Foundation have received approval for a newly-designed, expanded driving range at Memorial Park Golf Course. more >>


Frisco

FCS Championship will Stay in Frisco through 2025, with Option for 2026

August 9, 2019

The NCAA has agreed to a five-year extension with Frisco, Texas, to continue holding the Division I Football Championship. more >>


USA_Cheer

USA Cheer Announces Locations of 2019 Fall Combines

August 1, 2019

USA Cheer, the National Governing Body for Sport Cheering in the United States, has announced its 2019 fall combines for cheer and STUNT. more >>


ComplexityGaming

Complexity Gaming Hosting New Events in Frisco HQ

July 24, 2019

Long-standing eSports organization Complexity Gaming has opened the doors to The GameStop Performance Center in Frisco, TX. more >>


DallasSports

USA Dodgeball Combine Coming to Dallas

July 23, 2019

USA Dodgeball will bring more than 80 competitive, adult dodgeball players to the one-day, dodgeball Combine tryouts in Dallas. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Releases Details on College Basketball Academy Sites

July 22, 2019

Two four-day sessions will occur at each of the four locations. The first session will be July 22-25, and the second will be July 25-28. more >>



HighFive

Austin Gives Miles Surpasses Fundraising Goal

August 5, 2019

Austin Gives Miles, Official Charity Program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon® presented by Under Armour, raised $1,187,000. more >>


Arlington

Arlington CVB Launches CGI Animated Destination TV Spot

July 22, 2019

.The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has launched a new leisure destination TV spot. more >>


Spectra

Lopez Named GM for KBHCC in Dallas

July 15, 2019

J. Anthony Lopez is the new General Manager for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCC) in Dallas, Texas, according to Spectra. more >>


Go_RoundRock

Go Round Rock to Serve as New Brand for Leisure Tourism

April 29, 2019

The new brand reflects the city’s presence as a destination for sports tourists and as a well-rounded destination for “bleisure” tourism. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>


AscensionSeton

Ascension Seton to be Title Sponsor of 2019 Austin Marathon

January 21, 2019

High Five Events is excited to announce Ascension Seton as the title sponsor of the Austin Marathon. more >>


UnderArmour

Under Armour Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Austin Marathon

September 24, 2018

High Five Events announced Under Armour Inc. has returned as the presenting sponsor of the Austin Marathon. more >>


3M

3Mgives Names Austin Youth River Watch Beneficiary of 2019 3M Half Marathon

September 10, 2018

3Mgives has selected Austin Youth River Watch (AYRW) as the beneficiary of the 2019 3M Half Marathon. more >>



BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>


Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Youth sports tournaments are increasingly choosing Portland, Texas, to take advantage of the outstanding venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined... more >>


RoundRock

Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>


RoundRock

Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Laredo

Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>


Athens

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

June 13, 2018

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball in Athens,... more >>


Articles

HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | July 24, 2019
Inside Events: USA Dodgeball

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Dodgeball, the sport everyone remembers from the playground, is being contested in leagues around the U.S., as well as on the national and...   More>>


Ledecky Article | July 10, 2019
International Swimming League Dives into Competitive Swimming Market

By: Michael Popke

Four U.S. cities stand to benefit as the brand-new International Swimming League tests the waters this fall. The ISL, a professional sports league...   More>>


Masters Article | July 10, 2019
Texas Family Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Resell Tickets for The Masters

By: Michael Popke

Hard on the heels of the college admissions scandal comes the news of a Texas family who was recently arrested for masterminding a scheme to resell...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse

By: Judy Leand

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed...   More>>


Cricket Article | May 29, 2019
Big in Texas: Dallas Suburb Targeted for $500 Million Cricket Stadium

By: Michael Popke

In 2018, Texas became home of North America’s largest esports facility in Arlington. Now, plans appear to be moving forward with a $500 million...   More>>


MLSBall Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams

By: Michael Popke

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and...   More>>


Tweet Article | May 1, 2019
Are Homeschooled Students and Teams the New Market for Event Owners?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some obvious takeaways from recent developments in Texas: The first is that contacting your state lawmakers works. But the second is something event...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>



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