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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 >>


US_BeachSoccer

San Diego to Host US Beach Soccer National Championship

August 13, 2019

The US Beach Soccer National Championship (USBSNC) will be taking place from December 6th to 8th, 2019 in San Diego, California. more >>


GiantRace

San Francisco Giant Race Announces Details of Events

August 7, 2019

The San Francisco Giant Race celebrates its 10th anniversary this September with the inaugural 26.2-mile Inside The Park Marathon. more >>


Twilight

Twilight Trail Adventure Run Coming to California

August 1, 2019

The Twilight Trail Adventure 5K & 10K Run is coming to Auburn, CA for its seventh year to empower and educate runners. more >>


PlacerValley

SpeedWorld Raceway Hosts ROAR On-Road Electric RC Nationals

August 1, 2019

SpeedWorld Raceway & RC Shop in Roseville is teaming up with Placer Valley Tourism for the ROAR On-Road Electric RC Nationals from Aug. 1-4. more >>


Nike

Los Angeles to Host Nike 3ON3 Tournament

August 1, 2019

Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament will return to the streets of downtown Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE on Saturday, August 3 – Sunday, August 4. 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 14, 2018
Swinging Into Action

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball has had some swings and misses lately, having been dropped from the Olympics for 2012 and 2016. Now, though, with the sport reinstated in...   More>>


blank Article | September 13, 2018
Outstanding Facilities: No Matter Where it Plays Out, the Venues are in Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No matter what they’re looking for – diamonds, courts, rinks, fields, tracks, trails or anything else – all planners have one thing in common:...   More>>


SurfWars Article | September 5, 2018
Fierce Turf Wars Threaten Competitive Surfing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the surf-centric movie, Blue Crush, North Shore surfers, irate at the newbie tourists learning to surf on their ‘sweet spot’ beach, send one...   More>>


WorldBeach Article | August 8, 2018
World Beach Games Coming to San Diego, Despite Rough Start

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It certainly hasn’t been smooth sailing, but the tide is turning on the World Beach Games. The event, now expected to take place in October of...   More>>


DiscGolf Article | July 25, 2018
Which Cities Have the Best Opportunities for Recreation? Here's a Go-To List

By: Michael Popke

As an event owner, you know the importance of a good venue. But which cities have the best opportunities for recreation as a whole? Our friends at...   More>>


MAp Article | June 27, 2018
United Bid Won the Right to Host 2026 World Cup — But What's Next?

By: Michael Popke

It took only hours after FIFA’s big announcement for cities named as potential hosts for 2026 World Cup action to start talking themselves up. No...   More>>


LeagueOfLegends Article | June 13, 2018
Raising the Periscope on eSports: New Tournaments, Initiatives and Even College Scholarships

By: Michael Popke

Ready for a look around the eSports landscape? There are plenty of new developments. ESPN’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, ESPN+, will add...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2018
The Big Catch

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Americans have an ongoing love affair with sport fishing. According to multiple surveys, participation is up and continuing to grow. Whether...   More>>


Oakland Article | April 18, 2018
Oakland A’s Announce Coliseum Site Takeover from City, County

By: Michael Popke

Efforts to build a baseball stadium in various sites around Oakland have failed. The Oakland A's, however, might make it possible for a new facility...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | April 4, 2018
Inside Events: Pro-Am Beach Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Beach soccer is a sport on the grow and Pro-Am Beach Soccer, with youth and adult tournaments across the U.S. as well as internationally, is on 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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