Utah


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled Push Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in Lake Placid

September 18, 2019

The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Thursday. more >>


XTERRA

XTERRA USA / Pan American Championship moved to September 7-8, 2019

September 6, 2019

The triathlon and trail run race dates are moving from September 14-15 to September 7-8, 2019. 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 >>


ISU

Interest Strong in Hosting International Figure Skating Events

August 20, 2019

A number of destinations, including those in Utah and California, as well as Canada, have bid to host international figure skating events. more >>


Vans

Vans Park Series Tour Announces New Parks

August 6, 2019

The Vans Park Series park terrain skateboarding tour has gifted three new state-of-the-art parks to select cities on the global tour. more >>



Selkirk

Selkirk Sport Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Pickleball Tournament of Champions

August 19, 2019

The Tournament of Champions, presented by Selkirk Sport, will take place from August 21-24 at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


Utah_OfficeOutdoorRec

Utah's First Outdoor Recreation Director Stepping Down

December 14, 2015

Brad Petersen, director of Utah's Office of Outdoor Recreation, is resigning to work in the private sector. more >>


UtahState

Utah State to Offer Degree in Outdoor Apparel and Product Design

August 17, 2015

Utah State University will be the home of the nation’s first undergrad degree in designing and constructing outdoor apparel and products. more >>


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Articles

SummerGames Article | October 16, 2019
A Decision on the 2032 Summer Games Location? Don’t Hold Your Breath

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While we all know where the 2024 and 2028 Olympics and Paralympics are going to be held, it was expected that the next host, for the 2032 Games,...   More>>


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>>


BaseballInGrass Article | May 1, 2019
Sports Turf Expert: Don’t Burn Your Fields to Dry Them

By: Michael Popke

It certainly made headlines: the high school coach who tried to dry his wet field by dousing parts of it with gasoline and dropping a match. Other...   More>>


AAF Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   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>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
USA Bobsled Skeleton

By: Amanda Bird

The United States Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) is the official national governing body for bobsled and skeleton in the United States. It...   More>>


SrAth Article | September 20, 2017
Inside Events: Huntsman World Senior Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Huntsman World Senior Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and up, is held in St. George, Utah, next month. It includes...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>



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