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

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>>


blank Article | November 7, 2013
Little League: An Interview with Brian McClintock

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Little League has three components: Little League Baseball, Little League Softball and Little League Challenger (for children with physical or...   More>>


blank Article | September 9, 2013
Softball: The Game America Plays

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is hitting it out of the park, with more than 7.63 million people ages 6 and up participating.   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2013
Sticking the Landing: Successful Gymnastics Events from Bidding to Competition and Beyond

By: Jenny Wierschem

Setting the scene for a successful gymnastics events means more than backflips and balance beams. NGBs and prime destinations provide insights.   More>>


Good Grounds for a Fight:  Winning with Wrestling, Boxing and Martial Arts Article | June 25, 2013
Good Grounds for a Fight: Winning with Wrestling, Boxing and Martial Arts

By: Mike May

Some of the oldest sports in history don’t involve equipment or even teammates. Like all sports, they require precision, practice and patience to...   More>>


blank Article | June 24, 2013
The Rise of Road Races

By: Juli Anne Patty

Healthcare is a one of America’s greatest challenges, but the current crisis might just have an unexpected silver lining: a road race boom.   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>>


Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,...   More>>


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