Arizona


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Ready to Play Ball Again

June 24, 2020

USA Baseball has published a revised schedule of events as the organization attempts to adapt its calendar to the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Announces Modified Schedule of On-Field Events

June 22, 2020

Play ball! USA Baseball announced its schedule of events for its 2020 summer season due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Announces Championship Hosting Updates

June 11, 2020

Taking into account COVID-19, NAIA has extended the agreements for championship hosting events for the future. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Events for Women's Golf Day

June 1, 2020

Troon has announced events on June 1 and June 2 in honor of Women's Golf Day. more >>


USA_Baseall

USA Baseball Announces Post-COVID-19 Schedule of Events

May 21, 2020

USA Baseball has announced a modified schedule of events for its 2020 summer season due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>



PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


VisitPhoenix

Visit Phoenix Announces Karen Morris, CMP as New Director of National Accounts

August 26, 2019

Karen Morris, CMP, has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of National Accounts. more >>


WasteManagement

Waste Management signs long-term extension as tournament sponsor

April 8, 2019

Waste Management has signed an early renewal that will continue its commitment to the tournament for another decade, through 2030. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


Articles

CaryNC Article | June 29, 2020
Spiking COVID-19 Cases Cause the Cancellation of Some Early Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurry up and wait. The first states in the U.S. to adopt aggressive reopening protocols are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is forcing...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Fields of Hope

By: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players...   More>>


CactusTour Article | April 10, 2020
Cactus Tour Proving the Golf Show Will Go On

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The balance between staying competitive and remaining healthy has been elusive for many events but the Cactus Tour has managed to do it. With one...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


blank Article | March 5, 2020
Booting Up

By: Judy Leand

Soccer remains one of the most popular sports at multiple levels, including high school, where both boys’ and girls’ participation continues to...   More>>


Image_APL Article | February 15, 2020
Inside Events: The American Pole League

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the buzziest sports to be seeking international acceptance (at the IOC level, no less) is pole, governed in the U.S. by the American Pole...   More>>


USDGA Article | January 30, 2020
Inside Events: United States Disabled Golf Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A little-known (but strongly traveling and spending) sector of the golf market is individuals with disabilities. The U.S. Disabled Golf Association...   More>>


CoronaVirus Article | January 27, 2020
What Do You Need to Know About the Coronavirus?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The coronavirus, the big, bad bug coming out of Wuhan, in the Hubei Province of China, has been in the news – and even more so since the first U.S....   More>>


ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


MLS Article | January 8, 2020
After Charlotte, Will MLS Expansion Continue?

By: Michael Popke

MLS just launched its 30th team and there’s still talk of creating even more opportunity. After all, Las Vegas and Phoenix were runners-up in the...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>



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