California


USA_Paratri

Long Beach to be Home of Paratriathlon National Championships

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Toyota USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships will be held July 20 as part of the inaugural Legacy Triathlon. more >>


WTT

WTT Announces Details of Home Opener in California

July 18, 2019

World TeamTennis has announced details of its home opener with the San Diego Aviators on Friday. more >>


US_ABA

Three Seasons of Sports Coming Up for USABA

July 18, 2019

The US Association of Blind Athletes has released information on its summer, fall and winter events. more >>


USA_T

New Partnership Announced Ahead of Legacy Tri, Age Group Nationals

July 16, 2019

The alliance was forged as a way for the organizations to collectively grow the sports of swimming and triathlon. more >>


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 >>



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

Article | August 6, 2015
Fantasy Football Convention Threatening NFL Over Cancellation

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The NFL threw a flag, declared athletes out of bounds, and the stadium is still ringing with boos. At least that’s how it shapes up on the field of...   More>>


Article | August 6, 2015
FIFA Scandal Spills Over to San Francisco, Cancelling Friendly

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

And we thought the FIFA scandal was on the back burner. A friendly between Brazil and Argentina scheduled for San Francisco in September has been...   More>>


Article | June 27, 2015
Pittsburg, California, Hoping to Become Regional Kitesurfing Hotspot

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Pittsburg, California, a moderate-sized industrial city located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, has hopes of establishing...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 4, 2015
Fitness-Branded Hotel Planned Near Levi's Stadium

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A mixed-use project planned for Santa Clara, CA, includes three hotels, including one under the new Equinox fitness brand.   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


RedFlag Article | May 18, 2015
Suit Demanding Medical Personnel at All Soccer Games, Practices Thrown Out

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A soccer mom and her lawsuit have been thrown out of the game – or court – after attempting to press a suit against FIFA, U.S. Soccer and four...   More>>


Drought Article | May 18, 2015
California Town Cancels Mud Run Because of Water Shortage

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It was bound to happen. In San Jacinto, California, a local park district has canceled a popular mud run due to the drought and the ensuing...   More>>


Article | May 6, 2015
Chaw No More: San Fran Seeks to Ban Smokeless Tobacco in MLB Games

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Long before most of the rest of the nation, California was the first to ban smoking in bars, restaurants and common outdoor areas such as parks. Now,...   More>>


blank Article | April 29, 2015
Running Skills: More Cities are Partnering with Facilities, Coaches and Clubs to Promote Finish-Line Destinations

By: Michael Popke

It’s the oldest sport in the world, but track & field isn’t resting on its laurels. Its athletes are constantly evolving, and destinations have...   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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