Texas


US_SportsCongress

US Sports Congress Heads West for 2021

July 30, 2021

Sports City USA will host the 2021 US Sports Congress conference and expo from December 6-8, 2021, at Hyatt Regency Frisco more >>


AAU

AAU Junior Olympics Returning to Texas

July 28, 2021

The AAU Junior Olympics, the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States, is back in Texas this summer. more >>


RunningEvent

The Running Event Coming to Austin in November/December

July 27, 2021

The Running Event 2021 will take place November 30 to December 2, 2021 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. more >>


US_SportsCongress

Frisco to Host 2021 US Sports Congress in December

July 26, 2021

Sports City USA will host the 2021 US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow December 6-8, 2021, at Hyatt Regency Frisco. more >>


AAU

AAU Junior Olympic Games Headed to Texas This Year

July 23, 2021

The largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States is back in the state of Texas this summer - and glad to be there. more >>



DestinationElPaso

El Paso Live Awarded GBAC Star Facility Accreditation in Venue Safety

August 2, 2021

El Paso Live, the venue management division under Destination El Paso, has received GBAC Star accreditation. more >>


ActivePure

Dallas’ Fair Park Installs ActivePure Technology For Added Protection

June 28, 2021

Located just two miles from downtown Dallas, Fair Park, a National Historic Landmark, is installing ActivePure Technology in ten buildings. more >>


FairParkTX

Fair Park First Announces New Initiative in Long Term Planning

June 21, 2021

Fair Park First announced Phase 1 of the “Fair Park, Your Park” capital campaign, which will seek to raise $85 million in the next five years. more >>


HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. more >>


MoValley

MVC Announces Contract Extension to Keep Hoops in the Heartland in the Quad Cities

June 7, 2021

The Missouri Valley Conference announced an extension of its partnership with Visit Quad Cities and the TaxSlayer Center through 2024. more >>



Smaller

Host in the “Hub City”

May 12, 2021

From start to finish, Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. From welcoming athletes and offering excellent accommodations and restaurants... more >>


Smaller

Round Rock, Texas is Open for Business

May 12, 2021

Round Rock is open for business! We have above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. more >>


Frisco

Frisco, Texas: The City That Plays

May 12, 2021

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. more >>


BaseballLittle

You Can Have It All in Plano, Texas

May 12, 2021

With an experienced, award-winning athletics staff, Plano, Texas produces amateur youth sports tournaments at a professional level. 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 >>


Articles

AthletesUnlimited Article | July 28, 2021
Athletes Unlimited Applies Fantasy Sports Theory to Create Women’s Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You say fantasy sports like it’s a bad thing. Athletes Unlimited begs to differ. There are no hard-and-fast teams here, just elite women in their...   More>>


Run Article | June 25, 2021
Run to Daylight

By: Michael Popke

One of the first events to emerge from the pandemic and provide a very welcome boost to cities, thanks to excellent research by event owners, has...   More>>


Etown Article | June 25, 2021
Fast Break: Lacrosse is on the Attack in the U.S.

By: Peter Francesconi

Played by both genders at the youth, high school, college and professional levels, lacrosse is on a growth trajectory. It long ago left behind its...   More>>


Map Article | June 18, 2021
With Multiple Destinations Hosting, CONCACAF Has “Coopetition”

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many destinations are focused on whether they will be picked as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, this summer brings a different...   More>>


SnapSoccer Article | June 18, 2021
Inside Events: Snap Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Founded in 2010, Snap Soccer puts on tournaments, leagues and playdates for the U-9 to U-19 age group. Most tournaments are held in, and draw teams...   More>>


Rugby Article | June 17, 2021
What Does the U.S. Stand to Gain by Hosting the Rugby World Cup?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rugby has been on the cusp of growth in the U.S., with the NCAA naming it an Emerging Sport for Women. Its popularity has been further spurred by its...   More>>


SocialMediaGolf Article | May 21, 2021
Uproar Over Cancellation of NCAA Golf Regional Leads to a Pop-Up Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When NCAA organization cancelled its women's golf regional in Baton Rouge over the course being wet, it led to pushback from both college golfers and...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Bringing Fans Back to the Stands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just like the rebound itself, spectator numbers in sports events are, well, all over the map. But everyone agrees fans are essential.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Trends and Signposts: The Recovery Road Map

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

There are plenty of indicators that recovery is underway, and that sports are helping lead the charge into the post-vaccination economy.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Track Is Back

By: Michael Popke

One of the most popular sports in the world, and one of the oldest and most revered, track and field is set to be contested in Tokyo this summer. But...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | January 16, 2014
Lubbock, Texas: The Value-Added Sports Experience   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Lubbock talks sports, it’s time to listen. This is a city with a lot to say and a lot to offer. The venues are outstanding, the weather is... More>>


blank Case study | November 13, 2013
Lewisville, Texas: The Seamless Sports Experience   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The grand slam in baseball or softball. The quick goal in soccer. Some things are just better because they happen fast. More>>


Lewisville, Texas: You Can Have it All Case study | October 31, 2012
Lewisville, Texas: You Can Have it All   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The ideal destination is hard to find, but here’s a hint: fly into Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, drive 10 minutes, and you’re there.... More>>



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