California


USA_Paratri

Long Beach to be Home of Paratriathlon National Championships

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Toyota USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships will be held July 20 as part of the inaugural Legacy Triathlon. more >>


WTT

WTT Announces Details of Home Opener in California

July 18, 2019

World TeamTennis has announced details of its home opener with the San Diego Aviators on Friday. more >>


US_ABA

Three Seasons of Sports Coming Up for USABA

July 18, 2019

The US Association of Blind Athletes has released information on its summer, fall and winter events. more >>


USA_T

New Partnership Announced Ahead of Legacy Tri, Age Group Nationals

July 16, 2019

The alliance was forged as a way for the organizations to collectively grow the sports of swimming and triathlon. more >>


IndoJax

Surf Camp Destinations Named

July 15, 2019

A number of coastal destinations will be hosting Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax® Charities. more >>


PlacerValley

Touching All the Bases in Placer Valley

July 15, 2019

Placer Valley, California, has baseball, softball and even disc golf on tap this month. more >>


adidas

Adidas Announces Efforts, Events with 1Climb

July 15, 2019

adidas Outdoor announced a new partnership with 1Climb, a non-profit organization co-founded by world-renowned climber Kevin Jorgeson. more >>


WTT

WTT San Diego Aviators Announces Details of July 22 Event

July 12, 2019

The San Diego Aviators announced former Australian Open and US Open semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe will play on Monday, July 22. 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

LA2024 Article | January 25, 2017
Los Angeles: We Won’t Bid on 2028 Games if We’re Not Awarded 2024

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Call it a warning shot, an ultimatum or maybe just a reaction to the stress of an Olympic bid. But Los Angeles and the USOC have warned that they...   More>>


FBGoal Article | January 25, 2017
Another Football League is Set to Kick Off, But Can It?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It was with much fanfare that the Pacific Pro Football League, was announced recently, set to play in the summer using promising young players, in an...   More>>


Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>


Rodeo Article | November 17, 2016
Saddle Up

By: Michael Popke

The summer Games in Rio showcased equestrian sports, with the FEI’s “two hearts” social media campaign celebrating the relationship between...   More>>


CrossFit Article | November 17, 2016
Fitness Competitions: How the CrossFit Games Come Together

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The annual CrossFit Games, the competition to find “the world’s fittest,” has experienced year-over-year growth, and now has television...   More>>


SandSoccer Article | November 16, 2016
Stripped-Down Version of World Beach Games Listed for San Diego

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The last time we checked in on the World Beach Games, scheduled for this coming summer in San Diego… well, it’s fair to say they weren’t...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2016
Inside Events: USA Pentathlon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The fascinating five-discipline sport that is an improbable mix of horseback riding, fencing, shooting, running and swimming, has its roots deep in...   More>>


SantaRosa Article | October 11, 2016
BAA Refuses Entry to Santa Rosa Marathoners Accidentally Led off Course

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Santa Rosa Marathon just experienced a sports event planner’s nightmare. And although thankfully, nobody was physically harmed, it’s arguable...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
Scoring Big With Gymnastics

By: Peter Francesconi

Aly Raisman’s floor routine in Rio wasn’t the only way gymnastics leaped to new heights. USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body,...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
West by Southwest: Great Venues and Agreeable Climates Offer Advantages for Every Sport

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

When regions offer great connectivity and A-plus opportunities for sports, they’re worth checking out. The Southwest and Pacific regions of 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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