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USA Climbing Announces Dates and Locations of National Cup Series

October 18, 2019

USA Climbing is excited to announce the dates and locations of the 2019 National Cup Series. more >>


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Civilized Games Coming to Santa Monica Pier This Weekend

October 17, 2019

Organizers are excited to announce that the Civilized Games will be held on October 20, 2019, at the Santa Monica Pier. more >>


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Activision Blizzard Esports Announces New Season for Call of Duty League

October 16, 2019

Activision Blizzard Esports announced that next year’s season of the Call of Duty league will start with a home/away format for events. more >>


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US Quidditch Announces Host Locations for Sanctioned Events in 2019-2020

October 15, 2019

US Quidditch has announced the locations for the 2019-20 season of USQ-Hosted Circuit Events. Events are hosted nationwide. more >>


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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 >>



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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

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>>


bowngrass Article | April 21, 2015
California Sports Fields, Golf Courses Feeling the Heat

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When California Governor Jerry Brown ordered officials in early April to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history,...   More>>


USA_Racquetball Article | March 1, 2015
Inside Events: USA Racquetball

By: Bob Bodor

USA Racquetball is the national governing body of the sport, which plays out nationally and internationally, in all age groups and in all sectors....   More>>


Article | February 19, 2015
Two Planes Make Separate Golf Course Landings

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It gives a new definition to the term, good lie. Two separate planes were forced to land unexpectedly (but successfully) on golf courses.   More>>


Article | February 18, 2015
Elk Grove, California, Has Its Eye on Major League Soccer

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Elk Grove, California is the second largest city in Sacramento County. In an effort to expand the city’s economic fortunes and sporting profile, it...   More>>


blank Article | February 17, 2015
Pool Priorities

By: Michael Popke

Swimming and diving meets are big business, and there are a host of aquatics facilities ready to welcome events. What features does it take to host a...   More>>


blank Article | February 17, 2015
Returning Golf to Its Golden Era at America’s Top Destinations

By: Juli Anne Patty

Golf will be part of the Summer Olympics in Rio, and around the U.S., courses are looking forward to the renewed interest. Learn about which courses...   More>>


Article | February 3, 2015
Measles: Could it Hit the Sports Travel Industry?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First, mumps was threatening to put the NHL on ice. Now, it’s another childhood disease, measles, that is making a comeback, as a result of...   More>>


Article | January 7, 2015
Build It and They Will Come? It’s a Gamble, at Best

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In Los Angeles, the stadium story seems to be all about location, location, location – and not at all about the move. Nor even the promise of a...   More>>


blank Article | January 7, 2015
Sports Destinations on the Rise

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Looking for some new places to bring your sports event this year? Start taking notes. SDM has a list of some of America’s up and coming...   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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