Pennsylvania


USA_FieldHockey

Spooky Nook to be Home to International Field Hockey Action

June 20, 2019

The USWNT in Field Hockey plays its final home game of the FIH Pro League on Saturday, June 22 at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, PA. more >>


Erie

Erie Sports Commission to Welcome Summer with Waterfront Weekend

June 20, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) will welcome three events to the Bayfront June 21-23, creating the combined Waterfront Weekend. more >>


GreenSportsAlliance

Green Sports Alliance Ready to Host Summit in Philly

June 19, 2019

The 2019 Green Sports Alliance Summit is set to take place June 19-20 at the home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


GreenSportsAlliance

Green Sports Alliance Event to Honor Environmental Stewardship in Sports Events, Facilities

June 18, 2019

On June 19, the Green Sports Alliance will present its annual Environmental Leadership Award and Environmental Innovators awards. more >>


Erie

The Color Run Returning to Erie

June 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is pleased to announce that The Color Run will return to Erie, Pa. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. more >>


Yorkq

Atlantic League All-Star Game Returning to York in 2019

June 11, 2019

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball’s (ALPB) biggest stars will return to PeoplesBank Park in July. more >>


NACE

NACE Announces Details of Esports Convention

June 10, 2019

The National Association of Collegiate Esports has announced details concerning its annual convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. more >>



Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Wins Awards for Eco-Friendliness

May 13, 2019

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) presented two “Zero Waste Achievement Awards” to Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. more >>


Camelback

Camelback Announces Multiplayer Virtual Reality Venue

May 13, 2019

The groundbreaking multiplayer virtual reality (VR) arcade machine features the Chaos Jump title at Camelback Lodge in Pennsylvania. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Hires Jerad Bachar as Executive Vice President

April 8, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH recently hired Jerad Bachar as executive vice president after a nationwide search. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh Only U.S. City Voted a Cool Place to Visit in 2019 by National Geographic Traveler

March 4, 2019

Pittsburgh made the National Geographic Traveler’s 19 for 2019 Cool List. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Announces Jerad Bachar as new Executive Vice President

February 25, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH is pleased to announce, that following a nationwide search, Jerad Bachar has been hired as its new Executive Vice President. more >>


Pittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH CMO Receives Destination Management Executive Designation

September 24, 2018

Tom Loftus, chief marketing officer for VisitPITTSBURGH, has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. more >>


Erie

Ben Huggler Named Event Services Manager of Erie Sports Commission

September 4, 2018

The Erie Sports Commission announced Ben Huggler as its new event services manager. Huggler’s appointment began July 1. more >>



Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

From wide-open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Articles

GART Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a...   More>>


420 Article | January 23, 2019
Inside Events: The 420 Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The 420 Games, a multi-sport event developed by cannabis advocates, was established to counteract the ‘lazy stoner’ image. The event, which has...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
The Great Northeast

By: Michael Popke

Sports event organizers are increasingly recognizing the Northeast region’s charm, including breathtaking four-season scenery and local residents...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Wheels Up

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Skateboarding and BMX are uniquely urban sports. Both evolved on cityscapes: downtown concrete slopes and railings that made riding challenging,...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Basketball Makes a Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

Most U.S. kids have bounced a basketball and shot for the hoop. Basketball courts are everywhere — at schools, in playgrounds, on driveways and in...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Riding High

By: Michael Popke

With the proliferation of riders comes a need for events, and facilities to stable them. Here is a round-up of some of the great facilities you’ll...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


Zombies Article | October 31, 2018
Inside Events: The Zombie Mud Run

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Halloween is here and that means a huge uptick in all events creepy and scary. One that has withstood the test of seasons is the Zombie Mud Run....   More>>


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