Connecticut


CTSTB

NCBA Eastern Regional Qualifier Coming to Bristol, Connecticut

March 9, 2020

The Eastern Region National Qualifier for the 2020 National Collegiate Boxing Association will be held in Bristol, Conn. on Friday, March 13 more >>


Connecticut

Hartford to Host GK U.S. Classic

January 31, 2020

After a four-year break, the GK U.S. Classic will return to Hartford, Conn., and the XL Center on May 23. more >>


CTSTB

Connecticut Ready to Host More than 5,000 Youth Volleyball Players

January 9, 2020

More than 5,000 youth volleyball players on 476 teams are coming to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford this month. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


EversourceMarathon

Hartford Marathon Ready to Run

October 11, 2019

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



CTSTB

iHeartMedia’s Vicki Ward Elected to the Board of The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau

December 30, 2019

Vicki Ward, Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia Markets Group’s Hartford Region, has been elected to the board of CTCSB. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. 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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Articles

blank Article | December 20, 2019
Varied Terrain and an Abundance of Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

From warm and sunny to ice-cold and ready for skiing, the wide range of conditions in the Northeast is conducive to an equally wide range of sports....   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>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


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>>


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