California


NHL

NHL Announces Comeback

May 28, 2020

The NHL announced a 24-team playoff format, beginning in early June. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Revised Tournament Schedule

May 18, 2020

B.A.S.S. unveiled revised event dates for the remaining events on their 2020 tournament schedule. more >>


USA_Swimming

USA Swimming Announces Targeted Event Schedule

May 4, 2020

USA Swimming continues to monitor the changes of this global pandemic, as well as planning for athletes' return to competition. more >>


IRONMAN

Sacramento to Host New IRONMAN Event

April 30, 2020

The IRONMAN Group in conjunction with Visit Sacramento announced today that Sacramento, California will serve as the newest host venue. more >>


PGA_TOUR

PGA TOUR Releases List of Rescheduled Events for Remainder of Season

April 20, 2020

PGA TOUR has announced schedules for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, the restart of the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour season and more. more >>



USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces New Elected Officials

January 27, 2020

USA Triathlon announced that private equity specialist Henry J. Brandon III and Monica Paul (Dallas Sports Commission) as new elected directors. more >>


Pepsi

Pepsi Furthers Affiliation with Sports Industry in California

January 20, 2020

Pepsi and Frito-Lay are now the exclusive soft drink and salty snacks partners across SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. 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 >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Articles

USA_WaterPolo Article | September 19, 2018
$50M Olympic Water Polo Venue Could Provide $1 Billion Economic Impact

By: Michael Popke

There’s nothing like an Olympics coming to town – even a decade from now – to spur construction of great sports venues, and Irvine, California,...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Wide Open Spaces

By: Michael Popke

Within the United States, the Southwest and Pacific Coast regions cover tremendous swaths of territory. States such as Washington, Oregon,...   More>>


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>>


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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