Alabama


Bassmaster

Following Rain Postponement, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Ready to Cast Off

May 12, 2021

The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops will be held May 14-15, 2021. more >>


GulfShores

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events Note: Track is Back

May 11, 2021

The NAIA will be back at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex for its 2021 Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championship. more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Continues Nationwide Expansion, Announcing New Tournaments

May 7, 2021

Warrior Soccer has continued its nationwide expansion, with tournaments being announced in multiple states. more >>


LadyBass

Women's Pro Bass Tour Headed for Hickory Lake

May 5, 2021

The Women's Pro Bass Tour now turns its attention its second event, which will take place on North Carolina's Hickory Lake May 6-7, 2021. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Unveils National Championship Calendar for 2021

May 4, 2021

USA Triathlon has unveiled the dates and locations for its 2021 National Championships, a robust calendar of events across the country. more >>



Hoover

Hoover Met Complex Promotes Dr. E.J. Brophy to General Manager

March 29, 2021

John Sparks was promoted to full-time Account Executive with Sports Facilities Companies and Dr. E.J. Brophy is GM of the Hoover Met Complex. more >>


SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


OrangeBeach

Longtime Alabama beach sports commission director named VP of sales

February 15, 2021

Michelle Russ, CSEE, of the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, was named the Vice President of Sales, Sports and Events. more >>


WorldGames

The World Games Announces Addition of Football to Line-Up of Sports

September 28, 2020

The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup, and in a college football town. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>



PictureOfFoley

Experience Foley, Alabama: The Lights, the Action, the Sports Venues!

January 12, 2021

Deep in the heart of the south, there’s a city that unites the community with visitors. Where warm smiles and friendly people are abundant. Where... more >>


Havoc

Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


Articles

WorldGames Article | April 25, 2021
Determined Not to be Overlooked, World Games Share Progress Report

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, attention is on the Tokyo Olympics but the World Games, nearly a year to the day later – and thousands of miles closer – is determined...   More>>


Lax Article | April 8, 2021
Lacrosse Moving Toward a Spot in 2028 Olympic Program

By: Michael Popke

Lacrosse will take the international spotlight when Birmingham, Alabama hosts the 2022 World Games next summer. But there’s a lot more riding on...   More>>


SeniorSoftball Article | March 29, 2021
While Some Sports Wait to Take the Field, Senior Softball is Going Strong

By: Michael Popke

While much of the attention on the comeback of organized sports has been paid to the professional, college and youth levels, another demographic...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Kick It Up A Notch

By: Peter Francesconi

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and while it shares the spotlight in the U.S. with football, baseball and basketball, it nonetheless...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Back on Course

By: Judy Leand

While many sports were put on hold this past year, golf was one of the few that recorded a surge in participation and retail sales. It also...   More>>


WorldGames Article | February 13, 2021
Progress Being Made on World Games 2022 in Birmingham

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While much attention has been given to Tokyo and the Olympics there, another international multi-sport event is gearing up much closer to home. The...   More>>


Archery Article | November 8, 2020
Foley Hits the Mark with Archery Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With about 1,200 athletes (plus their families) Foley, Alabama hosted a national archery event in late summer. The reviews were positive, vendors...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
The Big Dig: Volleyball Continues its Spike

By: Michael Popke

On hardwood, in the sand and on the grass, volleyball has continued its upward curve, resonating particularly with female players. The sport showed...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Article | September 26, 2020
Five Sports Ready to Make Their Debut in Birmingham World Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Five sports are banking on Southern hospitality to help them grow – and event owners should be ready. The 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Alabama...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


The Central Alabama Sports Commission is open for business. Case study | February 28, 2011
Open for Business: The Central Alabama Sports Commission   

By: Juli Anne Patty

It's not polite to brag. If you haven't heard about Central Alabama, that's why. They all grew up with their grandmothers' and mothers' rules: be... More>>



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