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USA Triathlon Unveils National Championship Calendar for 2021

May 4, 2021

USA Triathlon has unveiled the dates and locations for its 2021 National Championships, a robust calendar of events across the country. more >>


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USA Triathlon Announces National Championships for 2021

January 19, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the dates and locations for championships nationwide in 2021, to be held in accordance with COVID guidelines. more >>


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Trail Racing Returns in 2021 with Full Slate of Events Nationwide

December 18, 2020

Trail racing is back in a big way in 2021. Here is a list of some of the more well-known events. more >>


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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 >>


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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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McCrea named President and CEO of Explore Fairbanks

July 26, 2021

Scott McCrea was selected to be the next president and CEO of Explore Fairbanks. McCrea succeeds Deb Hickok who served since 1999. more >>


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Explore Fairbanks Begins Search for President and CEO

February 2, 2021

Explore Fairbanks announced the launch of the search for a person to fill the position of president and CEO of the organization. more >>


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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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FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


Article | February 28, 2020
Deferred Maintenance Costs for National Parks Nears $12 Billion

By: Michael Popke

From Washington, D.C., to Alaska, deferred maintenance projects to the tune of almost $12 billion are taking their toll on national parks, making...   More>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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