Alaska


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 >>


ExploreFairbankns

Fairbanks, Alaska Ready to Host Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

July 18, 2019

The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 17 through 20, 2019. more >>


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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 >>


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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 >>



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 >>


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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 >>


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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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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 >>


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Articles

Climbers Article | June 26, 2019
Will News of Deaths on Everest Affect Climbing Tourism in the U.S.?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The picture showed a long line of climbers winding like a bizarre crocodile across icy ridges, trying to summit Everest. Not only would all of them...   More>>


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>>


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