Connecticut


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 >>


RiMA

New Endurance Race Announced for New England

August 2, 2019

Hey, New England! There's a new endurance race in town, spanning three states. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Releases Details on College Basketball Academy Sites

July 22, 2019

Two four-day sessions will occur at each of the four locations. The first session will be July 22-25, and the second will be July 25-28. more >>


BasketballCAmps

Locations for Youth Basketball Camps Announced

July 17, 2019

The NCAA has selected locations and dates for its newly created youth development college basketball camps. more >>


Troon

Troon Challenge Schedule Set

June 25, 2019

The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf® more >>


Troon

Troon 2019 Challenge Schedule Announced

June 6, 2019

Troon has announced the dates and locations nationwide for its 2019 Troon Challenge event. more >>


GreenwichPoloClub

Greenwich Polo Club Announces Summer Sports Season

June 3, 2019

Greenwich Polo Club will kick off its 38th season of high-goal polo with opening day on Sunday, June 9th. more >>


NHL

NHL Announces Final Details on Gaming World Championship

May 20, 2019

The National Hockey League announced final details and information on its 2019 NHL Gaming World Championship™. 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 >>


ConnecticutConvSports

Michael Van Parys Announces Retirement

July 28, 2014

It's time for the changing of the guard in Connecticut as Michael Van Parys steps down as Convention & Sports Bureau president. more >>


Ashaway

Ashaway to Sponsor US Junior Open Squash Tournament

December 9, 2013

Ashaway Racket Strings will join racquet maker Black Knight to sponsor the US Junior Open Squash Tournament, December 14-17, 2013. more >>


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USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


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Lisa Cicitto of the Connecticut Convention Center Named New President of SKAL International Connecticut Chapter

April 15, 2013

Lisa Cicitto of the Connecticut Convention Center has been named the new president of SKAL International Connecticut Chapter more >>


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Articles

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>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
The Northeast: Using Teamwork to Take the Sports World by Storm

By: Michael Popke

If you doubt the allure of the Northeast for sporting events, check out the number of destinations there that the NCAA chose as host cities for...   More>>


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