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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 >>


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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 >>


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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 >>


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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

SeaOtter Article | March 7, 2018
The Sea Otter Classic

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s a lot to be learned from an event that started as a regional mountain bike race and grew into the largest cycling festival in North...   More>>


XGames Article | February 7, 2018
By the Numbers: Winter X Games

By: Michael Popke

The 22nd edition of ESPN’s annual winter action sports competition, X Games Aspen 2018, just wrapped at the end of last month, with athletes...   More>>


blank Article | February 4, 2018
Change of Scenery

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Moving to a new location can rejuvenate a sports event. After all, it brings in new athletes, new spectators and a change of venue. You get different...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
When Extreme Meets Mainstream

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Skateboarding and BMX will feature prominently in the next Summer Olympics. For now, here’s your chance to learn about the issues shaping those...   More>>


Santa Barbara Article | January 24, 2018
In Wake of Mudslides and Fire, Cancelled Sports are the Least of Santa Barbara’s Worries

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When mudslides cancelled the duel in the pool between the University of Southern California-Santa Barbara and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, it...   More>>


TableTennis Article | December 13, 2017
With a Bid on International Table Tennis, San Jose Spins into the Limelight

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Dionne Warwick hit the charts in 1968 with “Do you know the way to San Jose,” she put the city on the pop culture map. Nearly 50 years...   More>>


MascotwKid Article | November 29, 2017
One Year Later: Fire-Ravaged Tennessee Destinations Have Message of Hope for California

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As residents and business owners take stock of the fire damage to California’s wine country, a sports destination in Eastern Tennessee is watching...   More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 20, 2017
A SoCal Destination with Small-Town Hospitality   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Los Angeles, site of the 2028 Olympics, had the lock on California’s best sports facilities, prepare to have your paradigm shifted.... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Growing Sports Events, Inside and Out   

By: Peter Francesconi

What do you do with nearly 500 acres in Los Angeles County? You create a venue that allows entertainment and sports to thrive. That’s what was... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
SoCal Atmosphere in a Suburban Los Angeles Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Conejo is Spanish for rabbit, and although organizers don’t see many rabbits in the area these days, Southern California’s Conejo Valley is... More>>



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