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

LibertyPark Article | December 30, 2020
New Sports Complex Developments in Works for Post-COVID Era

By: Michael Popke

Sports complexes around the country might have hosted fewer events or even remained closed throughout 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But a...   More>>


HS Soccer Article | December 6, 2020
With Phoenix Stopping Tournaments, Event Owners Look to Texas, Florida

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports are starting to bear an eerie and unpleasant resemblance to a wagon train of settlers trying to find a decent place to live – but...   More>>


Spectators Article | November 6, 2020
Spectators are Returning and Event Owners Say It's Past Time

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

From the NFL to the PGA TOUR to local tournaments, events are reopening to spectators. And even if the crowd isn’t that big, it still creates an...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
The Big Dig: Volleyball Continues its Spike

By: Michael Popke

On hardwood, in the sand and on the grass, volleyball has continued its upward curve, resonating particularly with female players. The sport showed...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


BrainEatingAmoeba Article | October 11, 2020
Death from Brain-Eating Amoeba a Tragic Reminder of Risks in Outdoor Facilities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many health concerns, from concussions to cardiac issues, have been overshadowed lately, a recent tragic development is serving as a reminder...   More>>


PBR Article | October 9, 2020
Inside Events: Professional Bull Riders

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Maybe the bulls were tougher than COVID. Professional Bull Riders (PBR) was the first sport to get back on television and continue having...   More>>


Article | September 27, 2020
Air Force the Latest Military Branch to Enter Esports Battle Arena

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The U.S. Air Force has entered the digital warfare arena. This past weekend, the service launched Command Clash, a six-part esports series on Twitch...   More>>


Bull Article | September 23, 2020
Bull Riding Setting Sail Again – on an Aircraft Carrier

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already know Professional Bull Riders is bucking the cancellation trend to host live events and their current plans blow others out of the water...   More>>


Article | September 11, 2020
Referee Shortages Loom as Sports Resume

By: Michael Popke

One thing that hasn’t changed over the last six months is a shortage of referees. If anything, it’s worse. Here are the strategies event owners...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Lubbock, Texas Case study | August 31, 2012
Lubbock, Texas: The Way Above and Beyond   

By: Juli Anne Patty

In Lubbock, they call it hospitality. Everywhere else in the world, it’s called extraordinary service. If you’re looking for a destination that... More>>


Frisco, Texas Case study | August 31, 2012
Frisco, Texas: Texas' Rising Star   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the last decade, the city of Frisco, Texas, has exploded. And as the population of this Dallas suburb took off—from 34,000 in 2000 to... More>>


Arlington, Texas Case study | May 31, 2012
Arlington, Texas: All Access Arlington   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth, there is a sports capital like no other. Arlington, Texas is the home of some of the country’s most iconic... More>>



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