Texas


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 >>


SuperClasico

Cotton Bowl to Host Super Clasico

September 1, 2021

This legendary rivalry dates back to 1926 and is coming to the Cotton Bowl on Sunday, September 5 at 4:30 p.m. CST. more >>


USA_Cheer

USA Cheer's College Combines, National Team Selection Events Announced

August 31, 2021

USA Cheer has announced that its college combine events will also include National Team Selection for co-ed and all-girl teams. more >>


SportsFacilities

Innovative Sports Complex, Bo Jackson’s Turf and Ice, Planned For Houston Area

August 30, 2021

An innovative youth and amateur sports complex is in the final planning stages, according to the Sports Facilities Companies. 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 >>


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 >>



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

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>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | August 31, 2011
A Soul for Sports: Harlingen, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

In 1902, the founder of Harlingen, Texas, Lon C. Hill, purchases the tract where the town is now located: 13,837 acres for $1.50 to $2.50 an... More>>


Harlingen, TX Case study | August 31, 2010
Harlingen, TX: The Sun Shines on Sports Every Day of the Year in Harlingen,Texas   

By: Jennifer Alten

With dozens of top-notch sports venues and the ability to host events year around, it's no wonder that the sporting climate in Harlingen, Texas, is... More>>


Temple, TX Case study | August 31, 2010
Temple, TX: Sports in the Heart of the Lone Star State   

By: Juli Anne Patty

In Temple, "friendly healthy Texas fun" is the name of the game, and this is one town that knows about games. A city of nearly 60,000 located in... More>>



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