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USABA

USABA Announces Success with Recent Events, Releases Calendar of Competitions

November 15, 2019

The United States Association of Blind Athletes has released a calendar of events, as well as news of interest to athletes and coaches. more >>


USA_Tri

Time to Tri Recruiting New Triathlon Participants Through Rock 'n' Roll Marathon for Second Consecutive Year

November 14, 2019

USA Triathlon and IRONMAN® are hosting informational sessions at Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® expos across the country. more >>


LaJolla

USTA National Hard Court Challenge Set to Return to La Jolla

November 13, 2019

United States Tennis Association’s National Hard Court Championships will be December 2-8, 2019 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. more >>


Otillo

OTILLO SwimRun to Host First U.S. Event in California

November 13, 2019

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun series has established its first race in the USA. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces Championships for 2020

November 7, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the 2020 USA Cycling National Championships schedule, which begins in April. 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 >>


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Articles

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>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or...   More>>


Handstand Article | February 20, 2019
Promoting Sports Events by Hosting World Record Attempt Tie-Ins

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Reaction to the announcement of a Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas, (with a possible world record for most people dressed as Chuck Norris)...   More>>


cricket Article | February 6, 2019
Plenty of Obstacles Stand Between Cricket and the Olympic Podium

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If cricket wants to be on the Olympic program, it has significant obstacles to overcome. The first of those: it has to actually apply. Cricket missed...   More>>


BMX Article | February 6, 2019
BMX Dropped from World Beach Games; Venue Cost Cited

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games, scheduled for this October in San Diego, took another blow with the announcement that BMX freestyle has been dropped. It’s a...   More>>


420 Article | January 23, 2019
Inside Events: The 420 Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The 420 Games, a multi-sport event developed by cannabis advocates, was established to counteract the ‘lazy stoner’ image. The event, which has...   More>>


CollegeFootball Article | January 23, 2019
CFP National Championship Game Survives Poor Ticket Sales

By: Michael Popke

Promoters had quite a scare over the College Football Playoff National Championship. An unappealing venue not close to either of the competing teams...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Cold As Ice

By: Michael Popke

In winter sports, change is coming. As significant snowfall seemingly becomes less of a sure thing every year, many alternatives – including some...   More>>


NoOlympics Article | November 28, 2018
Why Are Cities Backing Away from Hosting the Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

More cities are dropping out of bidding for the Olympics than are staying in the race. Calgary is the latest casualty and is only a symptom of the...   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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