Michigan


MeijerstateGamesMi

State Games of Michigan Announce Addition of Spikeball to Lineup

June 21, 2019

The Meijer State Games of Michigan will add spikeball to the 2019 Summer Games lineup. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


MI_StateGaes

Meijer State Games of Michigan 2019 Summer Games Offering Registration Now

June 12, 2019

The Meijer State Games of Michigan 2019 Summer Games staff has announced that registration is now open for most sports. more >>


Meijer

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Announces New Course Route

June 7, 2019

The 2018 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give has completely rerouted the course this year. more >>


PGA

Michigan PGA Section Sets Forth Calendar for Coming Year

June 3, 2019

The Michigan PGA Section has announced its events for the coming golf season. more >>


WestMISports

Meijer LPGA Classic Veterans Pro-Am Coming to West Michigan

May 30, 2019

The Meijer LPGA Classic Veterans Pro-Am Presented by Eisenhower Center will be held on June 10 at Blythefield Country Club. more >>


MeijerLPGA

Meijer LPGA Classic and Associated Events Ready to Make Impact on Michigan Community

May 23, 2019

The sixth annual Meijer LPGA Classic tournament will be held June 11-16 at Blythefield Country Club. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>



WestMi

2018 was Banner Year with Sports Tourism in West Michigan

April 15, 2019

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted the most youth and amateur sporting events in a single year in its history in 2018. more >>


WestMichigan

West Michigan Sports Commission Announces Landmark Sports Event Hosting in 2018

March 4, 2019

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted the most youth and amateur sporting events in a single year in its history with 88 events in 2018. more >>


USPEA

US Equestrian Names Additional USEF/USPEA Para-Equestrian Dressage Center of Excellence

January 21, 2019

US Equestrian (USEF) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) announced a new Center of Excellence (COE). more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Appoints Tom Frisbie as Midwest Regional League Commissioner

July 10, 2017

US Youth Soccer is pleased to announce Tom Frisbie as the Midwest Regional League (MRL) Commissioner. more >>


xenith

Xenith Announces Partnership With Rivals Professional Football League

May 22, 2017

The Rivals Professional Football League has partnered with helmet manufacturer Xenith which will provide helmets for all RPFL players. more >>


Advance

Advance Auto Parts Signs On As B.A.S.S. Tournament Sponsor

May 1, 2017

Advance Auto Parts has signed on as the title sponsor for the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Michigan’s Lake St. Clair Aug. 24-27. more >>


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Articles

Flint Article | February 24, 2016
Good News for Flint: No Cancelled Events, as the Chamber of Commerce Works to Keep Sports Tourism Moving Forward

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There isn’t much the water crisis hasn’t touched in Flint, Michigan. The spreading ripples have managed to reach the hospitality industry and...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
Cold Play

By: Peter Francesconi

Winter brings sports that play out on the frozen landscape. Whether the venue is a ski resort, a curling arena or a sheet of ice for hockey, the...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


Article | September 9, 2015
Detroit Nurtures a Home-Grown Hybrid Sport: Fowling

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Want a new hybrid sport? Here it is: fowling (FOH-ling), a combination of football and bowling invented and played in Ferndale, Michigan.   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | August 10, 2015
Michigan International Speedway Invests in Safety for Weekend Race

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Drive fast. Turn left. And be grateful for that new safety wall. Michigan International Speedway announced it will be extending the exiting wall in...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Article | May 6, 2015
Take Me...Home to the Ball Game

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Diehard baseball fans, it could be said, live in the ballpark during game season, but in the near future, a few hundred people in Lansing, Michigan,...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>



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