Kentucky


AtlanticLeague

In Tourism-Enhancing Move, Atlantic League Adds 10th Team This Season

January 13, 2022

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced it has added a 10th team for 2022. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

December 2, 2021

Major League Fishing announced schedule, rules, payouts and dates for the 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. more >>


Warrior

Warrior Soccer Debuts Spook-Tacular Fall

October 19, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on a spook-tacular fall with events in October, November and December - and even beyond. more >>


NBA

NBA 2K League's Gen.G Tigers Relocate To University Of Kentucky

August 24, 2021

The NBA 2K League franchise, the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai, is relocating to facilities located at the University of Kentucky more >>



Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown Sports Park Hires New Business Development Manager

January 10, 2022

Elizabethtown Sports Park is proud to welcome Nathan Rundle as the new Business Development Manager. 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 >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


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Articles

Gymnast Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature...   More>>


Softball Article | January 14, 2022
Inside Events: Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League (SSL), a new opportunity for college athletes to hone and showcase their skills, takes the field in...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | September 24, 2021
Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

By: Michael Popke

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes...   More>>


Norses Article | August 27, 2021
Triple Play: Horse Racing’s Triple Crown Venues All Bracing for Renovation

By: Michael Popke

The signature drinks. The hats. The horses. The apparently overwhelming need for renovation. For likely the first time in history, all three venues...   More>>


Louisville Article | August 12, 2021
Corporate Games Bring Field Day Back to Life

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Remember Field Day in school? It was basically a day-long outdoor recess – with kids engaged in racing, playing and enjoying good-natured...   More>>


Etown Article | June 25, 2021
Fast Break: Lacrosse is on the Attack in the U.S.

By: Peter Francesconi

Played by both genders at the youth, high school, college and professional levels, lacrosse is on a growth trajectory. It long ago left behind its...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Swinging for the Fences

By: Peter Francesconi

Baseball returns to the Olympics in 2021 but top of mind for travel sports professionals is its return to the diamonds of the U.S. This summer, it...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
When Will the Expos, Fan Fests and Skill Clinics Restart?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement of NCAA championship sites stretching from 2022 to 2026 was exactly the welcome shot of confidence and optimism the industry has...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Louisville, Kentucky: Destination Derby City Case study | March 1, 2013
Louisville, Kentucky: Destination Derby City   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The run for the roses. The iconic baseball bat. A boxer who floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee. Louisville, Kentucky has so many sports... More>>


Elizabethtown, Kentucky Case study | February 29, 2012
Elizabethtown, Kentucky: Striking it Rich   

By: Peter Francesconi

Officials in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, are poised to strike gold. No, they’re not planning a raid on the bullion repository at Fort Knox, which is... More>>


Louisville, Kentucky Case study | February 29, 2012
Louisville, Kentucky: Welcome to Championship City   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Some destinations truly love their sports events. They live for their sports events. Those are the destinations that really knock their events out of... More>>



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