Arizona


USATri_TBI

Endurance Exchange in Tempe to be New Triathlon Business Forum

October 11, 2019

USA Triathlon and Triathlon Business International announced Endurance Exchange, an annual industry-wide triathlon conference. more >>


Scottsdale

Arizona Quarter Horse Association Show Returning to Scottsdale

September 18, 2019

The Arizona Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the return of the Arizona Fall Championship Show to Scottsdale. more >>


Scottsdale

Talking Stick Resort Amateur Golf Championship Set for Debut This Month

September 6, 2019

Talking Stick Resort is excited to announce the inaugural Talking Stick Resort Amateur Golf Championship. 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 >>


DroneRacingLeague

Drone Racing Coming to Chase Field in Arizona

August 16, 2019

The Drone Racing League has partnered with the Arizona Diamondbacks to bring live drone racing to Chase Field. 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 >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. more >>


NGCOA

Westin Kierland Golf Club Receives 'Course of the Year' Honors

March 26, 2018

The Westin Kierland Golf Club was named “2017 Arizona Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of Arizona. 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

FluShots Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>


MLSBall Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams

By: Michael Popke

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By: Michael Popke

Summer’s favorite game is back for another season. As the sport’s popularity continues, facilities across the U.S. are upping the ante to bring...   More>>


Allegiant Article | March 20, 2019
Allegiant Airlines Donates Seats to Help Club Team Compete

By: Michael Popke

Here’s a nice gesture. Allegiant Airlines, upon hearing that Montana State University’s hockey team might not be able to make it to their...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


Handstand Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)...   More>>


NCCGA Article | January 9, 2019
College Golf Could Serve as Launchpad for the PGA TOUR

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s a game-changer. Rights holders putting on collegiate golf tournaments may find their events gaining a whole new level of importance. At least...   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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