California


SLO

New SLO County Ultra Games Competition Added to SLO Ultra Trail Races at Lopez Lake

September 10, 2019

Race SLO is scheduled for October 26 – 27, 2019, and will take place at the beautiful Lopez Lake recreation area and campground. more >>


Spartan

Spartan's Road to $1 Million Kicks Off in Tahoe This Month

September 5, 2019

The road to the $1 million kicks-off September 29 at the Spartan World Championship Powered By Rakuten in North Lake Tahoe. more >>


Mammoth

Mammoth Mountain Set to Host Summer Ezakimak Race

August 29, 2019

The Summer Ezakimak 5K race has become an annual tradition in Mammoth Lakes, CA. more >>


NauticaMalibuTri

Nautica Malibu Triathlon Set for September

August 27, 2019

The 33rd edition of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America is a ‘celebrity-studded event’ set for September 13-15. more >>


NCAA

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 >>


ISU

Interest Strong in Hosting International Figure Skating Events

August 20, 2019

A number of destinations, including those in Utah and California, as well as Canada, have bid to host international figure skating events. more >>


HuntingtonBeach

Huntington Beach to host World Junior Surfing Championship

August 16, 2019

Huntington Beach will host the World Junior Surfing Championship for the second successive year in October and November. more >>


CreatorsCup

adidas and Elite Tournaments Confirm Partnership for the Creators Cup Tournament Series

August 14, 2019

Adidas and Elite Tournaments have signed on to a partnership agreement fore the Creators Cup, a national event series for adidas club partners. 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

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>>


Legionnaires Article | July 24, 2019
The Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak in Atlanta: What Event Owners Should Know

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The nightmare of every venue and event owner is an outbreak of a life-threatening illness that makes headlines and, by extension, necessitates a...   More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

Fresno: California's Sports Event MVP Case study | April 30, 2009
Fresno: California's Sports Event MVP   

By: Andrea Johnson

With more than 300 sunny 70 to 90 degree days each year, Fresno has one of the nation's best natural environments for sporting events. That comes... More>>



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