Texas


US_SportsCongress

US Sports Congress Announces Updates to Events

September 22, 2021

Two events will be added: the Economic Development & Sports Tourism Summit, and Collegiate Championship Symposium. more >>


Houston

2021 World Table Tennis Championships Coming to Houston

September 17, 2021

Houston, Texas will host the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships from Nov. 23 – Nov. 29 at George R. Brown Convention Center. more >>


IHRSA

IHRSA Moves Flagship Event to Dallas

September 17, 2021

The 40th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show (IHRSA 2021) will move from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX. more >>


Frisco

Frisco Ready to Host Power Players in Sports

September 16, 2021

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


Frisco

Sports City USA to Host US Sports Congress

September 13, 2021

Frisco, Texas, "Sports City USA," will host the US Sports Congress this year. more >>



SFASFM

Following National Talent Search Cyclone Ballparks Announces Hiring of General Manager

September 20, 2021

Cyclone Ballparks in Pecos, Texas has selected Cathy Garcia as General Manager. more >>


SFA

Town of Pecos City Selects Sports Facilities Companies as Operating Partner for Regional Sports Complex

September 13, 2021

Pecos City’s vision of becoming an elite baseball destination will come to fruition as they prepare to open their new facility, Cyclone Ballparks. more >>


PGATOUR

Charles Schwab Extends Title Sponsorship of the Charles Schwab Challenge Through 2026

September 7, 2021

The PGA TOUR and the Charles Schwab Corporation noted an extension of the title sponsorship for the Charles Schwab Challenge. 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 >>



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

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>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Swinging for the Fences

By: Peter Francesconi

Baseball returns to the Olympics in 2021 but top of mind for travel sports professionals is its return to the diamonds of the U.S. This summer, it...   More>>


CFLXFL Article | April 26, 2021
What Could an XFL/CFL Co-Op Mean for Football Destinations?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just as March got underway, the rumblings began of the potential for the XFL and the CFL (Canada’s version of the NFL) to work together. The fact...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 26, 2016
Lewisville, Texas - A Growing Sports Experience in Lewisville   

By: Peter Francesconi

Great sports tourism is all about a great experience. And for tournaments and events, it’s hard to beat the experience of playing in Lewisville,... More>>


blank Case study | March 3, 2016
Bryan College Station, Texas: A Reputation for Cooperation   

By: Michael Popke

When the convention and visitors bureau for Bryan College Station changed its name to Bryan College Station Sports + Events, it was not because of... More>>


blank Case study | February 16, 2015
Sports Leading the Way in Lewisville, Texas   

By: Michael Popke

Lewisville, Texas, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, plus it’s home to several dozen sports fields, a great new natatorium... More>>



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