Connecticut


EversourceMarathon

Hartford Marathon Ready to Run

October 11, 2019

The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) will run again on October 12. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Announces Sites for Ice Hockey Regionals

September 25, 2019

NCAA D-I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee has announced hosts for the 2020 and 2021 D-I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship regionals. more >>


HartfordFnd

Hartford Marathon Foundation Announces Changes to Events

August 27, 2019

Hartford Marathon Foundation is delivering the 26.2 Brew experience to race participants. 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 >>


Orlacle

Oracle Challenger Series Kicking Off in New Haven, Connecticut

August 9, 2019

The Oracle Challenger Series announced that the first event of the 2019-2020 Series will be held in New Haven, CT, from September 2-8, 2019. more >>



Connecticut

CTCSB Announces Lionetti as Manager of Convention Services and E-Marketing

October 7, 2019

Taia Lionetti of New Britain, Conn. has joined the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau as Manager of Convention Services & E-Marketing. 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 >>


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 >>


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Top Sports Facilities Honored

December 8, 2014

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, honoring the best in sports facility construction. more >>


ConnecticutConvSports

CTCSB Names Robert Murdock Director of Sports Marketing

October 20, 2014

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) has named Robert Murdock as its Director of Sports Marketing. more >>


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Articles

Bleachers Article | August 21, 2019
Unsafe Bleachers Creating Problems for Event Owners

By: Michael Popke

As high schools around the country prepare to kick off a new football season, some school districts are facing challenges posed by unsafe bleachers...   More>>


EmptySeats Article | July 10, 2019
UConn Grads Create Nonprofit Organization to Help Fill Empty Seats

By: Michael Popke

We all know how demoralizing it can be to see empty seats at sporting events. But three University of Connecticut graduates living in New York City...   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>>


Scam Article | April 3, 2019
How Event Owners Can Combat Scammers

By: Michael Popke

Between stolen frequent flyer miles and identity theft happening on airport hotspots, youth sports event owners might think they have the risks all...   More>>


Peanuts Article | March 6, 2019
Hartford Yard Goats Are First Pro Sports Team to Ban Peanuts

By: Michael Popke

"Buy me some kale chips and dried fruit snacks…?" Nope, sorry, it just doesn’t have the same ring. Dunkin’ Donuts Park (home of the MiLB...   More>>


Crosswords Article | February 20, 2019
Inside Events: The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the oldest and largest of its kind, has been held annually for more than 40 years. Event founder and...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
The Great Northeast

By: Michael Popke

Sports event organizers are increasingly recognizing the Northeast region’s charm, including breathtaking four-season scenery and local residents...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Riding High

By: Michael Popke

With the proliferation of riders comes a need for events, and facilities to stable them. Here is a round-up of some of the great facilities you’ll...   More>>


FPNP Article | October 17, 2018
Massive Fastpitch Softball Complex Coming Together in Connecticut

By: Michael Popke

Softball season may be over for right now, but crews are hard at work creating a 21-acre fastpitch venue that is being billed as the largest of its...   More>>


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