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USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces 2022 National Championships Calendar

January 25, 2022

USA Triathlon has announced its 2022 National Championships Calendar for 2022. more >>


ESA

ESA’s Crowd Safety Symposium Returns to Los Angeles This Month

January 13, 2022

Festivals, concerts, conferences, graduations, and athletic events all share one common characteristic – they all feature crowds. more >>


NWSL

San Diego to be Home to NWSL Expansion Team

January 3, 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced San Diego will be home to an NWSL expansion team, set to begin play in spring 2022. more >>


MLF

MLF Announces Destinations for High School and College Fishing Events

December 20, 2021

MLF announced destinations for high school and college fishing. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USAT Collegiate Club National Championships at Malibu Triathlon

December 17, 2021

The event will be held as part of the Malibu Triathlon. Registration for collegiate athletes is now open. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Stockton

Now Hiring: Visit Stockton

November 3, 2021

Visit Stockton has two openings, both representing excellent opportunities, in its Sports Tourism Department. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance to Sponsor APGA

October 11, 2021

Farmers Insurance® and the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour announced the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance® Fall Series. more >>


Fortinet

PGA TOUR Announces Fortinet as Title Sponsor of Napa Tournament

June 28, 2021

The PGA TOUR announced Fortinet® as the the title sponsor of PGA TOUR’s Napa tournament at Silverado Resort and Spa, September 13-19. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>



Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


Smaller

An Outdoor Paradise in Upstate California

May 12, 2021

Redding offers outdoor options for all ages, cementing the town’s claim to being the nation’s “second sunniest city.” more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Articles

CricketWorldCup Article | January 16, 2022
The USA is Co-Host of a Cricket World Cup - Will It Launch the Sport Here?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The international cricket community hopes a recent successful bid, in conjunction with Cricket West Indies, to host the 2024 T20 World Cup in the USA...   More>>


FIFAWorldCup Article | January 15, 2022
Destinations Winding Up the Spin Cycle to Host 2026 World Cup Games

By: Michael Popke

We still don’t have the final announcement (FIFA! How long will this take?) but that hasn’t stopped candidate cities nationwide from winding up...   More>>


Gymnast Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature...   More>>


PrisonSports Article | January 14, 2022
Beyond “The Longest Yard:” Prison Sports Programs Enrich Inmates

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Maybe all you know about sports in prison was learned from watching the classic 1970s Burt Reynolds movie, The Longest Yard (and what critics called...   More>>


Softball Article | January 14, 2022
Inside Events: Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League (SSL), a new opportunity for college athletes to hone and showcase their skills, takes the field in...   More>>


YouthSportsAccess Article | January 14, 2022
Nationwide, Efforts to Expand Access to Youth Sports

By: Michael Popke

Sports are BACK and cities want kids to get back in the game. As a result, there has been a plethora of initiatives to expand access to youth sports,...   More>>


WinterRunning Article | December 22, 2021
Stranded Runners and Hypothermia Worrying Endurance Race Directors

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Ice, snow and freezing temperatures are part of endurance events in the winter. But when those conditions become too harsh, bad things can happen –...   More>>


OlympicBaseball_Smaller Article | December 22, 2021
No Baseball in the Los Angeles Olympics? Not Yet, Anyway

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The IOC has released its list of sports for Los Angeles 2028 and baseball and softball are (wait for it) OUT. Of course, that doesn’t mean they...   More>>


blank Article | December 19, 2021
New Spaces, New Places

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If part of your 2022 game plan was to keep your event fresh by seeking out a new destination or two, you need to bookmark this article. It includes...   More>>


blank Article | December 19, 2021
Winter Wonderlands for Sports

By: Michael Popke

The 2022 Winter Olympics are coming up, which means kids around the world (including in the USA) will decide to give sports such as ice hockey,...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | August 29, 2013
Stockton: The WIN Country of California   

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Stockton, traditionally part of California’s viticulture scene, has been reinventing itself as the Win Country of California. More>>



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