Kentucky


CrappieUSA

Crappie USA Announces New and Improved 2020 Schedule

May 29, 2020

Crappie USA has been successful in rescheduling several events postponed due to the Coronavirus. more >>


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 >>


KentuckyDerby

Get Down and Derby on May 2 - Even Without the Live Race

April 28, 2020

Thanks to computer simulation, the 13 Triple Crown winners will square off in a virtual “Kentucky Derby” to be broadcast by NBC on May 2. more >>


ITA

ITA Announces Locations for 2020 Division III National Team Championships

January 29, 2020

The 2020 ITA NCAA Division III National Team Indoor Championships will be held in Minnesota (men's) and in Kentucky (women's). more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Locations, Dates of High School, College Series

January 9, 2020

B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2020 schedules for the organization’s college and high school series. 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 >>


Athletx

Athletx Sports Group, Elizabethtown Sports Park Announce Multi-Year Partnership

November 5, 2019

Athletx Sports Group and Elizabethtown Sports Park have announced a multi-year partnership. more >>


Elizabethtown

Janna Clark Announced Elizabethtown Tourism Executive Director

March 11, 2019

Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) Board of Directors approved the hiring of Janna Clark as the new Executive Director. more >>


ElevateOnCampus

New Venture, Elevate On Campus, Selected by University of Kentucky

November 5, 2018

Elevate Sports Ventures has announced the formation of Elevate On Campus. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   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 | May 22, 2014
Need a Who’s Who? Here’s Your Go-To

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

From drawing board to playing field, tailgate to trophy, a successful event starts with a savvy partner. Meet some of the best and brightest.   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 11, 2013
Rodeo and Equestrian Events Across America

By: Juli Anne Patty

Equestrian events are truly international, with three equestrian events—dressage, jumping and eventing—competed at the Olympics games. 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

blank Case study | July 24, 2017
Uncovering a Sports Gem in Kentucky   

By: Peter Francesconi

There are a lot of reasons to visit Owensboro, nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River in western Kentucky. Music fans are attracted to the... More>>


blank Case study | March 3, 2016
Elizabethtown, Kentucky - (Visitor) Experience Matters!   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to consistently satisfying athletes, families and organizers, it’s hard to beat the on- and off-field experiences offered by... More>>


blank Case study | February 16, 2015
Elizabethtown Sports Park: A Sports Traveler’s Paradise   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Having built one of the most exciting, successful sports parks around – and not so long ago – Elizabethtown, Kentucky, isn’t resting on its... More>>



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