California


IndoJax

Surf Camp Destinations Named

July 15, 2019

A number of coastal destinations will be hosting Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax® Charities. more >>


PlacerValley

Touching All the Bases in Placer Valley

July 15, 2019

Placer Valley, California, has baseball, softball and even disc golf on tap this month. more >>


adidas

Adidas Announces Efforts, Events with 1Climb

July 15, 2019

adidas Outdoor announced a new partnership with 1Climb, a non-profit organization co-founded by world-renowned climber Kevin Jorgeson. more >>


WTT

WTT San Diego Aviators Announces Details of July 22 Event

July 12, 2019

The San Diego Aviators announced former Australian Open and US Open semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe will play on Monday, July 22. more >>


WOR

WOR Outdoor Championships Coming to Huntington Beach

July 11, 2019

The 2019 WOR Outdoor Championships will be held July 11-14, 2019, in Huntington Beach, California. more >>


USA_Paratri

2019 Toyota USA Paratriathlon National Championships Announce Details of Event

July 9, 2019

USA Triathlon and the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) will offer a prize purse at the 2019 Toyota USA Paratriathlon National Championships. more >>


KitKat

Details Announced on Esports Event, Rivalry Weekend

July 9, 2019

Rivalry Weekend, part of the Overwatch League’s Homestand series, on August 24-25, is hosted by The Los Angeles Valiant. more >>


USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>



Ruby

Rugby World Cup Sevens Generates Positive Impact for San Francisco Bay Area

March 4, 2019

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 generated both a positive economic and community impact on the San Francisco Bay Area. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Expansion, Corporate Move

November 12, 2018

To accommodate regional growth interests and opportunities, Troon® has expanded and opened a corporate office in Irvine, California. more >>


Headsweats

Headsweats Renews Partnership with US Trail Running Conference

June 11, 2018

Headsweats has renewed its partnership with the 2018 US Trail Running Conference as the Official Headwear Supplier for attendees. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance extends sponsorship of Farmers Insurance Open through 2026

February 12, 2018

Farmers Insurance, title sponsor of the Farmers Insurance Open, has signed an extension to carry its commitment through 2026. more >>


TROON

Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins California Golf Course Owners Association’s “Community Environmental Award”

January 8, 2018

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently received the “Community Environmental Award” from the California Golf Course Owners Association. more >>


LASports

Tony Sciarrino Elected Chairman of L.A. Sports Council

December 11, 2017

The L.A. Sports Council has announce that Tony Sciarrino has been elected as the organization’s new chairman of its Board of Directors. more >>


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Articles

WorldBeachGames Article | June 12, 2019
San Diego Washes Out as Host of World Beach Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Was it something in the water? More like something in the bottom line. The World Beach Games, scheduled for October 2019, have been abruptly yanked...   More>>


Lympics Article | June 12, 2019
Expected Cost of L.A. Olympics Skyrockets to Nearly $7 Billion

By: Michael Popke

Being the host of the Olympics is going to be expensive. Los Angeles won’t have the Games until 2028, but organizers already are predicting...   More>>


IndyCar Article | June 12, 2019
Motorsports Events: Economic Engine or Source of Contention?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Motorsports events can generate revenue, excitement and crowds. Unfortunately, they can cause controversy when they’re not being held at a facility...   More>>


MLSBall Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams

By: Michael Popke

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and...   More>>


CourtCase Article | May 15, 2019
Antitrust Lawsuit Could Mean Governing Bodies Can't be the Only Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It's being called a David and Goliath battle - and David already has the successful precedent. Three international-level swimmers have filed an...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Hooked on Fishing

By: Judy Leand

Whether it plays out on a bass boat, from the shoreline, on the ocean or through the ice, fishing is big business for cities across the U.S. Prime...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By: Michael Popke

Summer’s favorite game is back for another season. As the sport’s popularity continues, facilities across the U.S. are upping the ante to bring...   More>>


Offseason Article | March 20, 2019
Investing in Terrain for Cycling, Running and Climbing Means No Off Season for Ski Resorts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Alterra Mountain Company would invest $181 million across multiple North American destinations might not have been a surprise...   More>>


WorldUrbanGames Article | March 6, 2019
Hosting Shake-Up: L.A. Out as Base for 2019 World Urban Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The last time this happened to a multi-sport event, it was called ‘the worst snub in Olympic history.’ Depending on who you ask, though, this...   More>>


AAF Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
A Winning Game in Southern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to finding a destination to host sporting events, Irvine, California, needs to be at the top of the list. At the center of Orange... More>>


blank Case study | March 23, 2018
Irvine Ups its Sports Destination Game   

By: Michael Popke

Dave Lucey repeats himself a lot these days, but he doesn’t mind. “The new Orange County Great Park Sports Complex is 194 acres — more than... More>>



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