Alaska


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


US_HL

USHL Announces Fall Youth Classic Tournaments for 2018

September 21, 2018

The USHL announced the full schedule and teams participating in the 2018 DICK'S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic Youth Tournaments. more >>


WGD

Women's Golf Day Set to be Celebrated June 5

June 5, 2018

Special events are planned nationwide, including at retail stores. more >>


WLSL

World's Largest Swimming Lesson Registration Open

May 16, 2018

Registration for the 2018 World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is open at WLSL.org. This year's event will take place Thursday, June 21st. more >>


Fairbanks

Dog Sledding, Snowmobile Racing on Tap for Fairbanks this Fall, Winter

September 19, 2017

Like a trip inside a snow globe, Fairbanks offers northern lights viewing, ice-sculpting events and the exhilarating sport of dog mushing. more >>


Kammock

Kammock Hosting Outdoor Sports Promotion Today

July 21, 2017

In an event that will naturally tie in with hiking, trail running, mountain biking and more, Kammock is promoting camping out. more >>


Eskimo

Fairbanks, Alaska Hosts Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

July 14, 2017

The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 19 through 22, 2017. more >>


Discrete

The Discrete Cirque Series Coming to Mountain Destinations

April 25, 2017

The Discrete Cirque Series have races for mountain athletes and enthusiasts looking for an event between the 10K and ultra distances. more >>



ExploreFairbanks

Explore Fairbanks Alaska Announces Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker

February 19, 2018

During the Fairbanks Interior Tourism Conference, Explore Fairbanks unveiled its new Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker. more >>


Fairbanks_Explore

American Bus Association Honors World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

October 5, 2015

The American Bus Association (ABA) announced that Fairbanks is host to two of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2016. more >>


USOC  Logo

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 >>


US Youth Soccer Logo

US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League Restructures Format for 2013-2014

May 15, 2013

The US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League has redesigned the league structure for the upcoming 2013-2014 season to consist of three geographical... 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 >>


Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Expands College Sports Alliance with NCAA Sponsorship

January 22, 2013

Buffalo Wild Wings announced that it has entered into a partnership with the NCAA. The agreement designates Buffalo Wild Wings as the “Official... more >>


K&K Insurance

New Sports Program with Significantly Reduced Insurance Rates Now Available for Walk/Run Events

January 17, 2013

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a sister company to Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. and a managing general underwriter, today announced a new specialty... more >>


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Articles

AlaskaTeam Article | October 17, 2018
Alaska High School Football Team Travels 1,650 for One Game

By: Michael Popke

There are home games, there are away games and then there are Alaska’s away games. A high school football team in the 49th state flew 24 hours and...   More>>


DiscGolf Article | July 25, 2018
Which Cities Have the Best Opportunities for Recreation? Here's a Go-To List

By: Michael Popke

As an event owner, you know the importance of a good venue. But which cities have the best opportunities for recreation as a whole? Our friends at...   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>>


BearSign Article | July 12, 2017
Bear Danger: Race Organizers Focus on Safety after Attack on Trail

By: Michael Popke

Organizers of backcountry and outdoor events are being extra-cautious following the killing of an Alaskan teen runner by a black bear. Here's what...   More>>


blank Article | May 20, 2016
America's Anglers: Following the Current

By: Juli Anne Patty

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


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