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

blank Article | September 27, 2016
On the Waterfront

By: Michael Popke

Mention the term, ‘water sports,’ and many event planners think of swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Not that there’s...   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball

By: Peter Francesconi

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best...   More>>


Article | July 27, 2016
Is that a Pikachu in Left Field? Sports Venues & Facility Owners Ride the Pokémon Go Wave

By: Michael Popke

Even if you don’t understand the Pokémon Go craze, at least one thing has become very clear: It's not just invading malls, neighborhoods and more;...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Peak Competition for Combat Sports

By: Juli Anne Patty

One of civilization’s oldest forms of competition, combat sports, come in a variety of forms. Martial arts, wrestling and boxing offer some general...   More>>


Article | June 29, 2016
Midland, Texas, Rebrands Its Sport Tourism Initiative

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Midland, Texas is looking for some sport tourism, and the region is taking a first step toward drumming it up: the former Midland Convention and...   More>>


Article | June 15, 2016
Copa America Centenario: The 100th Anniversary, By the Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s like the World Cup, only held in more locations. With more tourism opportunities. And more impressive statistics. Copa America Centenario,...   More>>


blank Article | May 23, 2016
Follow the Leaders: Who’s Who in Sports Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone has the friend they can turn to for answers, advice and honesty. The world of sports business also offers those types of colleagues – the...   More>>


blank Article | May 20, 2016
Baseball Is In the House!

By: Peter Francesconi

Perhaps the most iconic sport of the summer, baseball has an undeniable nationwide appeal. That has led to an abundance of diamond-bright facilities...   More>>


Article | April 1, 2016
In the Time Crunch of Final Four, Crunch on These Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The NCAA shot clock is winding down. The action has moved to Houston and there the courts wait for Saturday (when the field narrows to two) and...   More>>


blank Article | March 2, 2016
Just Add Water - Organizations and Venues Combine Efforts to Make Big Splashes in Aquatics-Based Sports Tourism

By: Michael Popke

As swimming and diving events proliferate nationwide, sports tourism officials around the country are recognizing the long-term benefits of...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Frisco, Texas Is The City That Plays   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

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>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Round Rock, Texas: Open for Business   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

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


Smallert Case study | May 14, 2021
Host Your Event in the “Hub City”   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. Find out how your event will feel right at home here in the "Hub City." More>>



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