Utah


TRR

TransRockies Virtual, GU Getaway Announce Details of Events

July 15, 2020

The sufferfests are on and participants should mark their calendars. more >>


BelgainWaffleRide

Belgian Waffle Race. Typically Located in California, Expanding to Two New Locations in North Carolina and Utah for 2020

July 6, 2020

Belgian Waffle Ride, one of the premier gravel races in the United States, is expanding to two new locations for 2020. more >>


VisitSaltLake

Salt Lake City Ready to Host a Variety of Sports This Summer

July 1, 2020

Basketball, lacrosse, soccer, rugby and sports camps are all on the schedule as Salt Lake City, Utah, re-enters the sports economy. more >>


VisitSaltLake

Visit Salt Lake Releases Calendar of Sports Events

June 26, 2020

At least six July sports events are slated for Salt Lake, generating more than $9 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor economy. more >>


NWSL

NWSL Announces Return to Play Day

June 1, 2020

The National Women’s Soccer League returns on June 27 with a 25-game tournament, the first United States sports league to return to play. more >>



STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. 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 >>


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Articles

ClubTennis Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


AAU Article | May 19, 2020
AAU Walks Back Promise to Host June Youth Volleyball Tournament

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

Did the AAU jump the gun in announcing its junior volleyball championship would go on as scheduled? It appears someone thought so. While one...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | May 13, 2020
Late Summer/Early Fall Being Targeted as Restart Date

By: Michael Popke

Is late summer when the industry will hit the restart button? While it’s impossible to say exactly when COVID-19 will cease to be a threat (and...   More>>


MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Mountain Home for Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its soaring peaks, desert lands and rolling plains, the mountain region features the most diverse geography of any area in the U.S. Sports event...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Golf’s Forward March

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Propelled by efforts to bring youth into the game, golf is growing. What serves it best? Venues nationwide that are not only open to hosting youth...   More>>


SkiMap Article | February 23, 2020
Climate Change Affecting Snowsports Events, Business

By: Michael Popke

Some elected officials still may be in denial regarding the effects of climate change, but they need only look at the snowsports industry to witness...   More>>


SLC_Olympics Article | February 22, 2020
Will Salt Lake City Bid on 2034 Winter Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

It is, as they say, déjà vu all over again. Salt Lake City, host of the 2002 Winter Games, has moved one stop closer to hosting the Winter Olympics...   More>>


Huntsman Article | January 8, 2020
Inside Events: The Huntsman World Senior Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already know adults over 50 make up a big portion of the sports travel market and we also know they love their senior games. Meet the Huntsman...   More>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   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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