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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

blank Article | April 29, 2015
Running Skills: More Cities are Partnering with Facilities, Coaches and Clubs to Promote Finish-Line Destinations

By: Michael Popke

It’s the oldest sport in the world, but track & field isn’t resting on its laurels. Its athletes are constantly evolving, and destinations have...   More>>


Article | January 27, 2015
Sports Facilities as the Remedy for Urban Blight?

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Sports facilities can bring crowds, tourism, activity – and income – to cities, making a poor area of town a prime candidate for development.   More>>


blank Article | January 7, 2015
Sports Destinations on the Rise

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Looking for some new places to bring your sports event this year? Start taking notes. SDM has a list of some of America’s up and coming...   More>>


blank Article | January 6, 2015
Ice Cold Competition

By: Juli Anne Patty

From activities as traditional as skiing to those as cutting-edge as fat biking, winter sports can take many forms. Learn what destinations are doing...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2014
The Heartland: The New Go-To for Sports

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Midwest, long known as the ‘heartland’ of the United States, is quickly becoming the new go-to for year-round sports events.   More>>


blank Article | October 21, 2014
Volleyball Serves Up Winning Combinations

By: Michael Popke

Fueled by interest in the action on beach and sand courts, volleyball is experiencing growth in all sectors. Here's what keeps it going.   More>>


blank Article | June 30, 2014
Running, the People’s Sport

By: Juli Anne Patty

The sport of road racing has traveled through its own peaks and valleys and is now heading down a pleasant and profitable path.   More>>


blank Article | June 30, 2014
Breaking Away From the Field

By: Peter Francesconi

Here's a visual on the growth of lacrosse: an 70,000-spectator football stadium devoted to the finals of the NCAA Men’s Championships.   More>>


Engaging Community Volunteers – The Secret to a Successful Sporting Event Article | June 25, 2013
Engaging Community Volunteers – The Secret to a Successful Sporting Event

By: Mike Guswiler

When it comes to running a successful sporting event, one planning element cannot be overlooked, no matter the sport – volunteer recruitment. In...   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   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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