Maine


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 >>


TDBeachtoBeacon

TD Beach to Beacon Releases Details of Highly Successful Event

August 19, 2019

Clear skies and low humidity created favorable running conditions for Maine’s largest road race, which included 6,500+runners. more >>


PortlandKidsDu

Maine Sports Commission Announces Second Annual Portland Kids Duathlon

July 25, 2019

The second annual Portland Kids Duathlon will be held on July 28, 2019. more >>


MaineSC

Maine Sports Commissions Has Robust Calendar of Events

July 10, 2019

The Maine Sports Commission has announced the following events, which will take place through the summer and into the early fall. more >>


TDBeachtoBeacon

Preliminary Details of TD Beach to Beacon 10K Announced

May 29, 2019

The 22nd running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Aug. 3 has announced preliminary details. more >>



LLBean

L.L. Bean To Sponsor PBA Bowling Tournament

March 13, 2017

L.L. Bean reached an agreement to become the title sponsor the Bayside Bowl in Portland, ME. 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 >>


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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 >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates "One Year Out" with Company-wide Salute to Team USA

February 7, 2013

Newest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor counts down to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, featuring 15 U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and... more >>


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Articles

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>>


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>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   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>>


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>>


blank Article | March 19, 2017
Stay-to-Play: A Virtual Roundtable

By: Kerrie Tripp, Elissa English, Sheila Brennan Nee

The often divisive topic of stay-to-play has had coverage from multiple angles, including that of event owners, academics, housing bureaus,...   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2017
The Northeast: Taking the Sports Event World by Storm

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Nor’easters are those legendary squalls that everyone attributes to this particular segment of the country, but it’s fair to say sports tourism...   More>>


rollerderby Article | October 5, 2016
Women’s Roller Derby International Playoffs Skate Through U.S. Cities

By: Michael Popke

The longtime grassroots sport of women’s roller derby has quietly been building a new generation of fans. Now, it’s gathering even more momentum...   More>>


blank Article | May 20, 2016
Sports Tourism: The Economic Impact - A Case Study of Events

By: Sheila Brennan Nee

How does a sports commission go about working with event owners to build economic impact for both sides of the table? The answer is found in this...   More>>


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