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

blank Article | May 21, 2020
Right on Track

By: Judy Leand

As one of the oldest athletic events in the world, track and field has been a vital part of both the ancient and modern Olympics and is a mainstay of...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Fields of Hope

By: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players...   More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>


Article | April 7, 2020
Sports Venues Switching Gears from Hospitality to Hospital

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the latest paradigm shift for the sports planning industry that has shifted so much lately, venues that normally welcome soccer teams, racehorses...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Golf’s Forward March

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Propelled by efforts to bring youth into the game, golf is growing. What serves it best? Venues nationwide that are not only open to hosting youth...   More>>


Article | February 21, 2020
Little Leagues Banning Use of ‘Astros’ Team Name

By: Michael Popke

Talk about blowback. In the wake of the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has opposing teams and fans calling not only for MLB to ban...   More>>


ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


blank Article | December 19, 2019
The Brave New World of Esports

By: Judy Leand

Although esports is digitally based, physical space is needed to house in-person events, prompting a growing number of destinations to build...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
Discover the Unexpected: El Paso   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You may think you know El Paso — but get ready to have your paradigm shifted! Thanks to a $500 million Quality of Life bond deal, resulting in... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Play in the Land of Possibilities   

By: Peter Francesconi

The domain name of “www.playportlandtexas.com” says it all. “We want people to Play Portland because we have so much to offer,” says Mona... More>>



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