California


US_YouthSoccer

U.S. Youth Soccer Announces Presidents Cup Locations in California, Kansas, West Virginia

June 12, 2019

U.S. Youth Soccer has announced the locations for its upcoming regional Presidents Cup play in California, Kansas and West Virginia. more >>


Placer

Tree Climbing Competition Coming to Placer Valley this Weekend

June 7, 2019

Placer Valley Tourism and the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture host a weekend tree climbing competition. more >>


EscapeFromAlcatraz

Details Announced for Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Collegiate Escape

June 7, 2019

The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Collegiate Escape is set to be held on Sunday, June 9, in San Francisco. more >>


FAtherDaughter

San Diego to Host Family Tennis Action this Week

June 6, 2019

The USTA National Father-Daughter & Mother-Son Hard Court Championships will be June 7-June 9 at the Barnes Tennis Center, San Diego. more >>


Troon

Troon 2019 Challenge Schedule Announced

June 6, 2019

Troon has announced the dates and locations nationwide for its 2019 Troon Challenge event. more >>


LA_SportsSummit

LA Sports Council Hosting Esports Analytical Event

June 6, 2019

The Los Angeles Sports Council announced that eSports industry leaders will speak at the LA Sports Summit, June 24-26. more >>


USA_Paratri

Paratriathlon National Championships Coming to Long Beach in July

June 4, 2019

The 2019 Toyota USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships will be held July 20 with the Legacy Triathlon in Long Beach. more >>


PTR

PTR Announces Fremont, CA, as Site of Coach Development Event

May 31, 2019

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the launch of Coach Development Days. 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

blank Article | September 27, 2016
On the Waterfront

By: Michael Popke

Mention the term, ‘water sports,’ and many event planners think of swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Not that there’s...   More>>


BeachVolleyball Article | August 24, 2016
World Beach Games in California Hit Low Tide, Reschedule for 2019

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The 2017 ANOC Beach Games appear to have hit low tide. The multi-discipline festival of sand and water sports announced with much fanfare to be held...   More>>


Drone Article | August 24, 2016
A Place Drones Can Call Home: For Flying, Fighting and More

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The U.S. Open and its retractable roof and new grandstands? That high-tech stadium the Atlanta Falcons are building? Meh. Get ready for the newest...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Long Distance Travelers

By: Michael Popke

From benefit 5Ks to marathons (and even to duathlons and triathlons, as well as cycling events), athletes are taking to America’s roads for...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Lacrosse's Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

There is no question that the sport of lacrosse is hot. Sports tourism execs in many areas around the country say lacrosse is growing fast in their...   More>>


CopaPlayers Article | June 15, 2016
Copa America Centenario: The 100th Anniversary, By the Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s like the World Cup, only held in more locations. With more tourism opportunities. And more impressive statistics. Copa America Centenario,...   More>>


blank Article | May 23, 2016
Follow the Leaders: Who’s Who in Sports Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone has the friend they can turn to for answers, advice and honesty. The world of sports business also offers those types of colleagues – the...   More>>


blank Article | May 23, 2016
On the Fast Track

By: Michael Popke

Track and field is one of the oldest sports known to mankind and its popularity remains strong from the high school levels all the way up to the...   More>>


blank Article | May 20, 2016
America's Anglers: Following the Current

By: Juli Anne Patty

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The...   More>>


PRO_Rugby Article | April 6, 2016
Courting Millennials, Rugby Enters U.S. Sports World with Strong Digital Game Plan

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Pro Rugby Organization opens in the U.S. this month, and organizers want to kick the door down. Although 2016 marks the Olympic debut of rugby...   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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