Indiana


USA_Football

First-Ever USA Football-Sanctioned Flag Championship Announced

October 17, 2019

The first-ever sanctioned flag football championship to be offered by USA Football will come to Grand Park Sports Campus in 2020. more >>


US_BC

BowlTV to Cover More Collegiate Action This Year

October 3, 2019

BowlTV will expand its collegiate livestreaming schedule in the 2019-2020 season. more >>


US_ABA

USABA Sets Forth Calendar of Events for Athletes with Visual Impairments

October 3, 2019

The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes has set forth its calendar of events for fall and early winter for athletes with visual impairments. more >>


US_ABA

USABA Announces 5-A-Side Soccer National Team ID Camp in Chula Vista

September 27, 2019

USABA is excited to announce the first-ever 5-a-side soccer National Team ID Camp, Dec. 6-9, at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. more >>


IndyMarathon

Details Announced for CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

September 23, 2019

The CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K will take place Saturday, November 9, 2019. 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 >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


VisitIndy

Indianapolis Tourism Drives Record-Setting Impact

March 12, 2018

Visitors to Indianapolis have boosted the region’s economy with record spending for six consecutive years. more >>


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Articles

RV Article | August 9, 2017
Camping Continues to Gain Favor as a Lodging Alternative for Sports Travel

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As youth sports participation continues to grow, so do lodging costs. Camping is fast becoming a solution, though parents and kids aren’t ready to...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Meet the Mentors: Who's Who in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports tourism has continued to grow exponentially, leading to more events, more athletes and more economic impact. As events proliferate across the...   More>>


Indy500 Article | May 17, 2017
The Indy 500: Speeds Nearing 200 mph Aren’t Even the Most Impressive Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

For motorsports fans, the Indianapolis 500 is as much a part of the kickoff to summer as the cookout. And while the 102nd waving of the checkered...   More>>


DIVE Article | May 3, 2017
Breaking Down the NCAA Site Selections: Good Breaks, Clean Breaks and Fast Facts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

And you thought March Madness had drama. The recent announcement of sites for NCAA tournaments spurred many cities into party mode and had pundits...   More>>


Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>


Midwest Article | November 17, 2016
Sports in America’s Heartland

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Midwest is America’s heartland, but there’s more to it than just wide-open space. There are plenty of communities offering venues both...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
Outstanding Venues: New Home Bases for Innovative Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When an event owner is looking for a new home for his or her tournament, the question is bound to arise: with so many great facilities available, how...   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball

By: Peter Francesconi

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best...   More>>


PokemonGoImage Article | July 27, 2016
Is that a Pikachu in Left Field? Sports Venues & Facility Owners Ride the Pokémon Go Wave

By: Michael Popke

Even if you don’t understand the Pokémon Go craze, at least one thing has become very clear: It's not just invading malls, neighborhoods and more;...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Lacrosse's Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

There is no question that the sport of lacrosse is hot. Sports tourism execs in many areas around the country say lacrosse is growing fast in their...   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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