Texas


US_SportsCongress

US Sports Congress Heads West for 2021

July 30, 2021

Sports City USA will host the 2021 US Sports Congress conference and expo from December 6-8, 2021, at Hyatt Regency Frisco more >>


AAU

AAU Junior Olympics Returning to Texas

July 28, 2021

The AAU Junior Olympics, the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States, is back in Texas this summer. more >>


RunningEvent

The Running Event Coming to Austin in November/December

July 27, 2021

The Running Event 2021 will take place November 30 to December 2, 2021 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. more >>


US_SportsCongress

Frisco to Host 2021 US Sports Congress in December

July 26, 2021

Sports City USA will host the 2021 US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow December 6-8, 2021, at Hyatt Regency Frisco. more >>


AAU

AAU Junior Olympic Games Headed to Texas This Year

July 23, 2021

The largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States is back in the state of Texas this summer - and glad to be there. 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 >>


HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. more >>


MoValley

MVC Announces Contract Extension to Keep Hoops in the Heartland in the Quad Cities

June 7, 2021

The Missouri Valley Conference announced an extension of its partnership with Visit Quad Cities and the TaxSlayer Center through 2024. 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

Article | March 20, 2019
From TopGolf to Home Run Dugout, 'Eatertainment' Takes a Cue from Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

TopGolf. SPIN. Chicken N Pickle. They’re all examples of the ‘eatertainment’ trend that mixes sports, active play and the spectator experience....   More>>


Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Squad Goals

By: Tom Gresham

Youth soccer continues its position as a tournament mainstay and as a result, there are plenty of communities ready to host the sport. With excellent...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Expect the Unexpected

By: William Dyson

What do you stand to gain from hosting events at unexpected times? A lot. From gaining more attention on the crowded sports calendar to making a...   More>>


Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)...   More>>


Article | January 23, 2019
How a Warm-Weather City Landed the (Outdoor) NHL Winter Classic

By: Michael Popke

In 2020, the NHL Winter Classic, a New Year’s Day tradition involving an outdoor game, lands in Dallas, in the Cotton Bowl Stadium. And even though...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Cold As Ice

By: Michael Popke

In winter sports, change is coming. As significant snowfall seemingly becomes less of a sure thing every year, many alternatives – including some...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Basketball Makes a Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

Most U.S. kids have bounced a basketball and shot for the hoop. Basketball courts are everywhere — at schools, in playgrounds, on driveways and in...   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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