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BeachSoccer

Nationwide Beach Soccer Events Announced

June 19, 2019

Beach soccer continues its nationwide growth, with coast-to-coast tournaments and international championships. Here are a few. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


SeaOtterCanada

Sea Otter Canada to Debut this Summer

June 18, 2019

The Sea Otter Classic announced it will launch the Sea Otter Canada in Blue Mountain, Ontario, in July. more >>


CivilizedGamesLogo

Civilized Games Coming to L.A.

June 17, 2019

The next Civilized Games will be held next on June 22, 2019 at Venice Beach Promenade & Skatepark in Los Angeles, CA. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

U.S. Youth Soccer Announces Presidents Cup Locations in California, Kansas, West Virginia

June 12, 2019

U.S. Youth Soccer has announced the locations for its upcoming regional Presidents Cup play in California, Kansas and West Virginia. more >>


Placer

Tree Climbing Competition Coming to Placer Valley this Weekend

June 7, 2019

Placer Valley Tourism and the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture host a weekend tree climbing competition. more >>


EscapeFromAlcatraz

Details Announced for Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Collegiate Escape

June 7, 2019

The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Collegiate Escape is set to be held on Sunday, June 9, in San Francisco. more >>


FAtherDaughter

San Diego to Host Family Tennis Action this Week

June 6, 2019

The USTA National Father-Daughter & Mother-Son Hard Court Championships will be June 7-June 9 at the Barnes Tennis Center, San Diego. 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

Redding Case study | March 19, 2017
An Outdoor Sports Paradise in Northern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to outdoor activities and adventures, Redding, California, is a paradise with endless possibilities. Located right on the Sacramento... More>>


blank Case study | August 29, 2013
The Surprising Sports Treasures of Tri-Valley, California   

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Just 33 miles east of San Francisco sits an area with a cache of assets. It offers beautiful scenery, outstanding connectivity and more than enough... More>>


blank Case study | August 29, 2013
Surf City USA - Huntingdon Beach, California: Surf, Sand and So Much More for Sports   

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

It’s impossible to mention the name of the area and not hear the Jan and Dean song, “Surf City.” In fact, that’s what the Surf City USA -... More>>



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