California


REdBullHeavyWaters

Red Bull Heavy Water Returning to Famed City By The Bay

October 14, 2019

Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, is headed back to San Francisco. more >>


SLO

SLO County Ultra Games Coming to Arroyo Grande

October 14, 2019

The inaugural SLO County Ultra Games take place October 26 – 27, 2019 at Lopez Lake in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California. more >>


LongBeach

2019 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon Runs This Weekend

October 11, 2019

Southern California’s fall marathon welcomes more than 15,000 participants to the Long Beach this weekend of October 11-13, 2019. more >>


Troon

Bay Club Academy Announces Grand Opening

October 8, 2019

The Academy will be hosted in three locations in California. more >>


Oracle

Oracle Announces New Tennis Tournaments

October 4, 2019

Oracle announced the creation of the Oracle Pro Series, a schedule of more than 25 new ATP, WTA and ITF World Tennis Tour pro tournaments. 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 >>


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Articles

SuperGirl Article | October 2, 2019
Surfing Riding the Olympic Wave

By: Michael Popke

Surfing makes its debut at the 2020 Olympic Games and, being an iconic American sport, it is expected to be featured in summer 2028 when the Olympics...   More>>


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>>


TheSecret Article | October 2, 2019
Can a Sci-Fi Quest Lead to Increased Outdoor Recreation? It Already Has

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the futuristic book, Ready Player One, a teenager and his friends are scrambling to find three keys hidden in a virtual universe. The individual...   More>>


Cal Article | September 18, 2019
Can Student Athletes in College Make Money? The Saga Continues

By: Michael Popke

The debate over whether college athletes should be able to make money off their own name, image and likeness took a sharp turn when California...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   More>>


Climbing Article | September 4, 2019
Interest Strong in Climbing as Sport Heads for the Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No rocks and no hard places here. Climbing is headed for the Olympics in 2020 (and 2024, for that matter) so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | August 21, 2019
Can One Season of College Football Cause Brain Damage – Even Without the Concussion?

By: Michael Popke

A new study shows that playing just one season of college football can cause brain damage — even if players don’t suffer a concussion. This and...   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   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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