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Milwaukee Announces 2020 as the Year of Gymnastics, Golf, Triathlon

February 21, 2020

2020 will be another banner year for Milwaukee as it hosts major sporting events, including world-level gymnastics, triathlon and golf. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Announces Upcoming Events

February 19, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention and visitors bureau, will be hosting a number of events. more >>


USL

USL Announces League One Schedule

February 17, 2020

The 2020 regular season will open on Friday, March 27 and conclude on Saturday, October 3 with four matches on the final day of the season. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Erin Hills to Host 2025 U.S. Women’s Open, 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur

February 12, 2020

Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., has been selected as the host site for the 2025 U.S. Women’s Open and 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

2020 Americas Cup Coming to Milwaukee for First Time

February 10, 2020

The 2020 American Cup, the USA’s most prestigious international gymnastics competition, makes its first visit to Milwaukee in March. more >>



CommunityFirst

The Community First Champion Center Announces Addition to Full Time Staff

January 6, 2020

The Community First Champion Center has hired Adam Ligocki as a Sports and Tournament Coordinator rounding out the full-time staff for the facility. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

September 30, 2019

VISIT Milwaukee has announced its Board of Directors and Board officers for the 2019-2020 business year. more >>


FoxCities

Fox Cities Champion Center Announces Naming Rights Partner

May 28, 2019

Fox Cities Sports Development announced a partnership with Community First Credit Union for naming rights of the Fox Cities Champion Center. more >>


DestinationWinnegabo

Destination Lake Winnebago Announces New Entity

August 20, 2018

Destination Lake Winnebago Region is the new, official name for the Fond Du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB). more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Milwaukee Announces Strong Tourism Numbers

July 9, 2018

VISIT Milwaukee has released final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2017. more >>


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Articles

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>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | August 21, 2019
Can One Season of College Football Cause Brain Damage – Even Without the Concussion?

By: Michael Popke

A new study shows that playing just one season of college football can cause brain damage — even if players don’t suffer a concussion. This and...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Ready to Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better...   More>>


Ref Article | June 26, 2019
Louisiana Law Gives Jail Time for Yelling at Youth Sports Officials

By: Michael Popke

A brand-new Louisiana law makes harassing a ref on the scholastic or rec level a crime punishable by up to 90 days in jail. And the offender has to...   More>>


Handrailings Article | March 6, 2019
Wisconsin Mulls Stadium Handrails After Fan Outcry

By: Michael Popke

Sometimes, the complaints get just too loud to ignore. After years of concern from University of Wisconsin football fans, it appears UW athletic...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
The Changing Landscape of Golf

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


blank Article | May 24, 2018
Creating an Experience that Keeps Athletes Coming Back

By: Tom Galecke

All event organizers want the same things: a well-run event (it goes without saying this means one without any unpleasant surprises) and good...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | October 31, 2011
The Perfect Fit: Green Bay, Wisconsin   

By: Juli Anne Patty

With Lambeau field at its center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, is a legendary sports town, a place where sports endeavors become sports triumphs. Greater... More>>



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