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ActivisionBlizzard

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 >>


US_Quidditch

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 >>


REdBullHeavyWaters

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 >>


SLO

SLO County Ultra Games Coming to Arroyo Grande

October 14, 2019

The inaugural SLO County Ultra Games take place October 26 – 27, 2019 at Lopez Lake in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California. more >>


LongBeach

2019 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon Runs This Weekend

October 11, 2019

Southern California’s fall marathon welcomes more than 15,000 participants to the Long Beach this weekend of October 11-13, 2019. 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 >>


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Articles

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>>


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>>


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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