California


BarnesTennisCtr

In San Diego, Tournament Players to Compete for National Titles in Seven Doubles Divisions

June 11, 2021

The USTA Cor Jewelry National Father-Daughter & Mother-Son Hard Court Championships will be June 11-13 at the Barnes Tennis Center. more >>


Bassmaster

Possum Kingdom to Host Bass Anglers

May 21, 2021

The B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series National Championship will be held at Possum Kingdom Lake in Mineral Wells, Texas. more >>


USA Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Details of Championship Events

May 14, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the details and locations for a slate of 2021 national events. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Schedule For 2021 Troon Challenge

May 13, 2021

The regional qualifying schedule for the 2021 Troon Challenge sponsored by Callaway Golf® is set at 38 facilities in 13 different states. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Anglers Go West for Toyota Series Event

May 11, 2021

Hosted by the City of Oakley, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and Strike King co-anglers. 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 >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Placer

Charlie Gardner Appointed GM for @the Grounds

March 1, 2021

With a vision of establishing a “first-class venue," Charlie Gardner has stepped into the role of general manager of @the Grounds. more >>


PlacerValley

Charlie Gardner to Serve as GM for @The Grounds in Placer Valley

February 8, 2021

With a goal of a “first-class venue” and contributing to the continued success of Placer Valley, Charlie Gardner takes the reins. more >>


CalCoal

Spectrum Sports launches California Coalition of Endurance Sports

December 28, 2020

Endurance sports owner Spectrum Sports Management has announced the formation of the California Coalition of Endurance Sports. 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

Article | February 6, 2019
Plenty of Obstacles Stand Between Cricket and the Olympic Podium

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If cricket wants to be on the Olympic program, it has significant obstacles to overcome. The first of those: it has to actually apply. Cricket missed...   More>>


Article | February 6, 2019
BMX Dropped from World Beach Games; Venue Cost Cited

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games, scheduled for this October in San Diego, took another blow with the announcement that BMX freestyle has been dropped. It’s a...   More>>


420 Article | January 23, 2019
Inside Events: The 420 Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The 420 Games, a multi-sport event developed by cannabis advocates, was established to counteract the ‘lazy stoner’ image. The event, which has...   More>>


Article | January 23, 2019
CFP National Championship Game Survives Poor Ticket Sales

By: Michael Popke

Promoters had quite a scare over the College Football Playoff National Championship. An unappealing venue not close to either of the competing teams...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Cold As Ice

By: Michael Popke

In winter sports, change is coming. As significant snowfall seemingly becomes less of a sure thing every year, many alternatives – including some...   More>>


Article | November 28, 2018
Why Are Cities Backing Away from Hosting the Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

More cities are dropping out of bidding for the Olympics than are staying in the race. Calgary is the latest casualty and is only a symptom of the...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


Article | November 14, 2018
Northern California Fires Wreaking Havoc

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In Northern California, a destructive and fast-moving wildfire is causing widespread fatalities and devastation. Sports events took a back seat as...   More>>


Article | November 14, 2018
In a Surprise Honor, L.A. Will Host the World Urban Games Next Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The next Olympics there may be a decade out but Los Angeles is getting a warm-up. The city has been named to host the first two editions of the World...   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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