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USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces 2022 National Championships Calendar

January 25, 2022

USA Triathlon has announced its 2022 National Championships Calendar for 2022. more >>


ESA

ESA’s Crowd Safety Symposium Returns to Los Angeles This Month

January 13, 2022

Festivals, concerts, conferences, graduations, and athletic events all share one common characteristic – they all feature crowds. more >>


NWSL

San Diego to be Home to NWSL Expansion Team

January 3, 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced San Diego will be home to an NWSL expansion team, set to begin play in spring 2022. more >>


MLF

MLF Announces Destinations for High School and College Fishing Events

December 20, 2021

MLF announced destinations for high school and college fishing. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USAT Collegiate Club National Championships at Malibu Triathlon

December 17, 2021

The event will be held as part of the Malibu Triathlon. Registration for collegiate athletes is now open. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Stockton

Now Hiring: Visit Stockton

November 3, 2021

Visit Stockton has two openings, both representing excellent opportunities, in its Sports Tourism Department. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance to Sponsor APGA

October 11, 2021

Farmers Insurance® and the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour announced the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance® Fall Series. more >>


Fortinet

PGA TOUR Announces Fortinet as Title Sponsor of Napa Tournament

June 28, 2021

The PGA TOUR announced Fortinet® as the the title sponsor of PGA TOUR’s Napa tournament at Silverado Resort and Spa, September 13-19. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>



Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


Smaller

An Outdoor Paradise in Upstate California

May 12, 2021

Redding offers outdoor options for all ages, cementing the town’s claim to being the nation’s “second sunniest city.” 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

blank Article | July 1, 2020
Ready to Rumble

By: Judy Leand

From wrestling and boxing to martial arts, combat sports are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. A bright spot is the niche sport of...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Cheer in the USA

By: Lauri Harris

The last year has brought a lot of changes to cheer and STUNT – most of them incredibly positive. From great statistics on athlete safety to...   More>>


Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


Article | June 20, 2020
Two Emerging Sports Could Bring in New Opportunities for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Some good news for a change: Two new sports (that couldn’t be more different) have been named to the NCAA’s Emerging Sports for Women list....   More>>


Article | May 13, 2020
Major Efforts to Bring Back Youth Sports: Are You Involved?

By: Michael Popke

Multiple efforts are underway across the U.S. to support and bring youth sports back to active play. And those efforts are only as strong as...   More>>


Article | May 13, 2020
Late Summer/Early Fall Being Targeted as Restart Date

By: Michael Popke

Is late summer when the industry will hit the restart button? While it’s impossible to say exactly when COVID-19 will cease to be a threat (and...   More>>


Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>


Article | April 14, 2020
Coronavirus Could Impact NFL Stadium Projects in Los Angeles, Las Vegas

By: Michael Popke

The coronavirus pandemic has changed far more than March Madness. Although construction continued early the week of March 15 on the NFL’s two...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Just Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. More>>


ReboundPic Case study | May 14, 2021
Outdoor Paradise in Upstate California   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Redding offers outdoor options for all ages, cementing the town’s claim to being the nation’s “second sunniest city.” More>>


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>>



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