Indiana


AAU

AAU Diving Championship Coming to Noblesville, Indiana

July 30, 2020

The AAU Diving Championships will be held in Noblesville, Indiana, from August 1-4 at the Forest Park Aquatic Center. more >>


500Fest

500 Festival Announces Launch of Virtual Race Series

July 13, 2020

The 500 Festival, celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announced the launch of their Virtual Race Series. more >>


USA_Swimming

USA Swimming Announces Post-COVID-19 Comeback

July 6, 2020

As USA Swimming continues to monitor the changes of this global pandemic, it also plans for athletes' happy return to competition. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Announces Changes to Summer Meeting

June 19, 2020

For the first time in its history, the NFHS will host an abridged, virtual version of its annual Summer Meeting because of COVID-19. more >>


IndyCar

Indy 500 Moves to August, Grand Prix Makes Historic Move

May 22, 2020

The Indianapolis 500, typically run over the Memorial Day weekend, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to COVID-19. more >>



Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


NCAA

Stan Wilcox Named EVP of Regulatory Affairs for NCAA

October 1, 2018

Stan Wilcox, VP and director of athletics at Florida State, has been selected as NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs. more >>


VisitIndy

500 Festival Receives 2018 International Place Marketing Award

August 27, 2018

The 500 Festival, celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is one of seven laureates at the 2018 Place Marketing Forum. more >>


FortWayne

Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by USOC

August 13, 2018

The USOC and Turnstone Center for Children & Adults with Disabilities have designated the agency its seventh U.S. Paralympic Training Site. more >>


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Articles

Waupaca Article | July 16, 2020
Game On for Youth Sports as Summer Tournaments Begin

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

The youth sports scene doesn’t just have signs of life, it has some great case studies of success. You just need to know where to look. Across...   More>>


LiveStream Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>


ClubTennis Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


OnllineAuditions Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


FlyingDog Article | March 11, 2020
Inside Events: North American Flyball Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Forget about perfectly groomed dogs prancing in a circle in pursuit of a big silver cup. Forget about fetch, too. Flyball, a lightning-fast dog...   More>>


Covid Article | March 11, 2020
Without March Madness and Other NCAA Championships, Cities in Free Fall

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With March Madness (and every other championship NCAA had planned this season) cancelled, cities who signed contracts and blocked hotel rooms are in...   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>>


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
In the Heartland, Ready to Host

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Midwest has long been favored by residents and tourists alike for its diverse geography, affordability and friendly residents. America’s...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 14, 2013
Hamilton, Indiana: A Grand Slam for Hamilton County   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to creating a sports destination in grand style, Hamilton County, Indiana clearly is hitting a grand slam. More>>



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