Kentucky


USTA

Nicholasville, Kentucky, to Host ITF Pan American Tennis Action for Juniors

October 1, 2019

Top Seed Tennis Club (TSCB) in Nicholasville, Kentucky, will host the 2019 ITF Pan American Tennis Championships junior tournament. more >>


USABMX

USA BMX and GoPro Launch Partnership for Upcoming Events

August 30, 2019

USA BMX and GoPro are launching a multi-faceted partnership with three events still on the schedule in 2019. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


USA_Gym

World-Class Gymnastics Coming to Louisville

July 12, 2019

Olympic and national champions headline the field at the 2019 GK U.S. Classic, scheduled for July 20 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. 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 >>


Strackaline

StrackaLine Scans Kentucky Course For PGA Tour Qualifier

August 27, 2018

StrackaLine has scanned Boone’s Trace National Golf Club in advance of the course hosting a qualifier for the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. more >>


Etown

Elizabethtown Sports Park Reaches 5-year Anniversary and $19 M Boost to Local Economy

April 16, 2018

Elizabethtown Sports Park has reached its five-year anniversary and over that time, has provided a $19 million economic impact. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


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Articles

Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for...   More>>


The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis

By: Dr. Arthur G. Ogden

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises...   More>>


Outstanding Venues: Outstanding U.S. Sports Venues Share their “Wow” Factors Article | October 31, 2012
Outstanding U.S. Sports Venues Share their “Wow” Factors

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Sports event planners know it takes more than one “wow” factor to make them deem a sports venue “outstanding.” Truly outstanding sports...   More>>


Fancy Footing:  Equestrian and Rodeo Article | October 31, 2012
Fancy Footing: Equestrian and Rodeo

By: Jenny Wierschem

Demands for historic Greenwich Park, well-known site of the 2012 Olympic dressage, eventing and jumping competitions were intense: space to...   More>>


blank Article | August 31, 2012
Softball: Playing the Numbers

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S.—some estimates are that 40 million Americans will play at least one softball game during a...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Education Degree Programs

By: Dr. Bonnie Tiell

Sport management curriculum has been offered in colleges since the mid-fifties when a class in Baseball Ticket Sales was offered by Walter O'Malley,...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Track & Field - The Big Future of Track and Field

By: Juli Anne Patty

As the 2012 London Summer Olympics approach, it’s time for a look at the most-watched Olympic event: track and field.   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2011
Action Sports - Go to the Edge with Skateboarding and BMX

By: Juli Anne Patty

Action sports, extreme sports, x sports: whatever you call them, this is a class of sports with no concrete definition and no limits. Snowboarding...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2011
Basketball - Hit the Hardwood

By: Juli Anne Patty

With March Madness on the horizon, there is plenty of action on the hardwoods for diehard fans to take in across the nation. What started with...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2011
Cheer and Dance: Go Ahead, Be Flexible

By: Amy Henderson

They come in droves, from all over the country. They come with their families. They come with costumes, glitter, makeup and ponytails. They come to...   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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