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 | 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>>


Article | December 11, 2019
Texans Vote to Allow Sporting Goods Sales Tax to Benefit Parks

By: Michael Popke

Those who’ve ever wanted to be able to direct their taxes toward something they support now have the chance. In its most recent election, Texans...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Back on Serve

By: Judy Leand

Steeped in tradition, tennis has a devoted following, with players at the junior, collegiate, adult and senior level. Cities across the nation are...   More>>


Article | October 30, 2019
USA Football Announces Inaugural National Flag Football Championship in 2020

By: Michael Popke

At almost the same time a pubic service announcement was equating youth tackle football with encouraging children to smoke cigarettes, USA Football...   More>>


Article | October 16, 2019
The Food Fight is On in Dallas – What Does It Take to Be at the Table?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s a food fight going on and Dallas is in the teeth of it. The World Food Championships, the largest competition in food sport (yes, that's a...   More>>


Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


NBOTB Article | September 18, 2019
Inside Events: Cracker Barrell National Battle of the Bands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After spending years in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Cracker Barrell National Battle of the Bands, a showcase of marching music by Historically...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   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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