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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 | November 20, 2017
Horse Country

By: Michael Popke

The classic image of rider and horse clearing a fence in a steeplechase. The roar of a Sunday afternoon crowd as a cowboy charges out of the chute...   More>>


OpenWaterSwim Article | November 15, 2017
World Beach Games in San Diego Shrinking in Scope, Budget

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games, originally scheduled for San Diego in 2017, were bumped to 2019. Now, organizers are saying it will be a smaller event, with...   More>>


Disney Article | November 15, 2017
Disney is Feeling the Sting of Late Cancellation of Running Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mickey Mouse won’t be acting as course marshal in Anaheim, thanks to the cancellation of all 2018 RunDisney events. And the late notice has left a...   More>>


Wildfires Article | November 1, 2017
California Wildfires Continue to Impact Sports Events

By: Michael Popke

As Northern California’s Wine Country continued to burn, event organizers ranging from golf club owners to high school athletic directors were...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | November 1, 2017
On the Radar: College Triathlon is on the Rise

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When USA Triathlon announced Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, as the latest school in the nation to add a varsity women’s triathlon...   More>>


Armwrestling Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


Oakland Article | October 4, 2017
Oakland Ball Club Selects New Stadium Site, But Obstacles Remain

By: Michael Popke

The Oakland A’s are going to be sticking around, at least if the site that has been selected yields the stadium that has been promised. A 13-acre...   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2017
Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves

By: Michael Popke

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural...   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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