Alabama


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Revised Tournament Schedule

May 18, 2020

B.A.S.S. unveiled revised event dates for the remaining events on their 2020 tournament schedule. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Shows Post-COVID-19 Bounceback, Extending Championship Host Agreements

May 14, 2020

The NAIA announced it will extend championship agreements for seven of its championship host sites affected this past year by COVID-19. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Revised Schedule for Remainder of 2020

May 7, 2020

After the COVID-19 crisis forced the postponement of spring competition, B.A.S.S. officials have announced a new schedule. more >>


PoliceFire

Birmingham Awarded 2025 World Police and Fire Games

May 6, 2020

The World Police and Fire Games Federation has awarded the 2025 World Police and Fire Games to Birmingham, Alabama, officials announced today. more >>


Mobile

Opponents Announced for 3rd Annual Gulf Coast Challenge Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority

April 29, 2020

Football fans should get ready for a challenge that will undoubtedly be one for the books. more >>



Mobile

Coca Cola Bottling Company United and Mobile Sports & Entertainment Group Form New Partnership at Hank Aaron Stadium

April 20, 2020

Mobile Sports & Entertainment Group (MSEG) announced they have partnered with Coca Cola Bottling Company United. more >>


Jacks

Jack's Family Restaurants Announces Partnership with Bassmaster

February 3, 2020

Jack’s Family Restaurants has signed on as a Local Partner of the 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. more >>


Huk

Huk Performance Fishing Signs on as Sponsor of the Bassmaster Classic

January 6, 2020

Huk Performance Fishing is the apparel and gear brand of the 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic. more >>


Mobile

Mobile Announces Record Year

December 23, 2019

The Mobile Sports Authority attracted, supported, and/or hosted a record 40 sports events for the recently completed fiscal year. more >>


GSOBSC

In Gulf Shores, Beach Sports Tourism Impact Up 10%

October 7, 2019

Coming off hot spring and summer sports seasons, fall is heating up with a variety of events along Alabama’s beaches. 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

WorldGamesLogo Article | January 22, 2015
Birmingham, AL, Tapped for World Games 2021

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

#Boston2024? That’s so two weeks ago. Get ready for the Birmingham, Alabama, hashtag, #bhm2021. With the announcement of Birmingham as host of the...   More>>


WorldGamesLogo Article | January 15, 2015
The Games in Birmingham? It Could Happen

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Recently, the hashtag was #Boston2024. But now it's #Birmingham2021. With World Games at stake, Alabama is ready to play.   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
The Southeast: A Sports Mecca

By: Michael Seale

The southeast has long been a haven for sports, with warm weather conducive to outdoor activity almost year-round.   More>>


blank Article | March 5, 2014
Everybody Into the Pool

By: Michael Popke

As aquatic sports gain popularity, the desire for natatoriums to host an increasing number of regional and national events is greater than ever.   More>>


blank Article | January 15, 2014
New and Expanding Markets: Brave New Worlds

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Brave new worlds. Get past the hyperbole and you discover the truth: Everyone wants to find that undiscovered, unspoiled area, even for sports.   More>>


blank Article | January 3, 2014
Basketball: Courting the Win

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball is one of the most popular team sports in the country. In fact, probably every adult in the U.S., at some point in their lives, has been...   More>>


blank Article | November 5, 2013
A Spike In Popularity

By: Jenny Wierschem

Mention volleyball and you’ll get a variety of definitions. There’s the afternoon game that follows picnics in the summer. There’s the indoor...   More>>


blank Article | November 4, 2013
Courts of Appeal

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis facilities are unique among sports venues, since tennis is played in much more intimate settings than traditional field sports.   More>>


Superior Sports with Southeastern Hospitality Article | June 26, 2013
Superior Sports with Southeastern Hospitality

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Southeastern United States has long been a refuge for “snowbird” travelers seeking warmer weather in the winter. But athletes competing in...   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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