Pennsylvania


Erie

Hockey Tournament Action Skating into Erie, Starting this Weekend

September 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. more >>


Pittsbugh10Miler

Pittsburgh 10 Miler Announced for this Fall

September 12, 2019

The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. has announced its 2019 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Saturday, November 2. more >>


Overwatch

Overwatch League Grand Finals Announced for Philadelphia

September 10, 2019

The Overwatch League (OWL) Grand Finals will be held in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on September 29. 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 >>


AtomicBounce

Inflatafest Coming to York

August 23, 2019

More than 15 inflatable bounce houses, slides, obstacle courses, water attractions, and more take over PeoplesBank Park on Saturday, August 24 more >>


rocknroad

Pennsylvania to Host New Rock-N-Road Gravel Series

August 15, 2019

The Rock-N-Road Gravel Series will start and finish at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania. more >>


LibertyMile

Pittsburgh to Host Corporate Challenge Heat presented by FedEx at the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 8, 2019

The the Corporate Challenge Heat presented by FedEx at the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile will take place on August 9, 2019 in Pittsburgh. more >>


Erie

Two Events Set to Bring the Fun to Erie Saturday

August 6, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission has announced two events guaranteed to bring in the crowds -- and the economic impact this weekend. more >>



PHLSports

Don Smolenski Appointed Advisory Board Chair of PHL Sports

September 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles executive, known for his fan inclusion and community outreach efforts, succeeds the late David Montgomery. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Names Derek Dawson Senior Director, Partnership Development

September 9, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH announced the promotion of Derek Dawson to the position of Senior Director, Partnership Development. more >>


ErieSports

Erie Times-News to Honor Ron Sertz with Legacy Award

August 19, 2019

Ron Sertz has been named the winner of the Legacy Award, presented annually by the Erie Times-News and GoErie.com. more >>


ImaginationPark

Erie BayHawks Sign Deal with Imagination Park to Bring Augmented Reality Experiences to Fans

August 19, 2019

The Erie BayHawks have signed a deal to bring augmented reality experiences to the Erie Insurance Arena and the city of Erie, 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 >>



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

Article | July 29, 2015
Post-Collegiate Women's Lacrosse League Announced

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Women who played lacrosse in high school and college now have an option to continue competitive play after graduation with the formation of the...   More>>


Article | June 24, 2015
Philadelphia Hotel Construction Boom a Result of Increased Tourism

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In Philadelphia, eight new hotel construction projects are underway, with the end result being increased jobs and a boom in visitors – not to...   More>>


blank Article | June 17, 2015
Hitting the Road - Marathons, Triathlons and Novelty Runs Co-Exist, Making Running a Truly Universal Activity

By: Michael Popke

The landscape of running and road sports continues to evolve, with a new trends (color runs, obstacle races, etc.) gaining a foothold.   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 | January 7, 2015
Sports Destinations on the Rise

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Looking for some new places to bring your sports event this year? Start taking notes. SDM has a list of some of America’s up and coming...   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 | May 20, 2014
USA Field Hockey

By: Sports Destination Management Team

What are the newest growth initiatives for USA Field Hockey? SDM goes straight to the source -- executive director Steve Locke.   More>>


blank Article | May 19, 2014
The Mid-Atlantic: Sports Know-How and Can-Do

By: Jenny Wierschem

Get to know the rapidly expanding sports infrastructure of the major metropolitan hub cities in the Mid-Atlantic: they're your new go-to for can-do.   More>>


blank Article | January 14, 2014
Northeast: Small Towns with Big Sports Potential

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Northeast United States is densely populated with over 55 million people. For some sports event organizers, the Northeast is a major player.   More>>


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