Washington


Wenatchee

Wenatchee Valley Releases Calendar of June Events

June 11, 2019

The Wenatchee Valley of Washington is teeming (teaming?) with sports this summer. more >>


Snohomish

2019 Ice Fest Figure Skating Competition Features Largest Competition Field

May 31, 2019

The annual Ice Fest Figure Skating Competition takes place over four days at Olympicview Training Center in Mountlake Terrace,. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>


Snohomish

Shootout for Soldiers Returns to Everett in 2019

April 26, 2019

Shootout for Soldiers has announced that the 24-hour lacrosse event will return to Kasch Park in Everett, WA, August 17-18. more >>


Snohomish

USA Gymnastics XCEL Regional Invitational Coming Back to Snohomish County

April 24, 2019

Northwest Aerials, Kirkland-based gymnastics club, is hosting the USA Gymnastics 2019 XCEL Regional Invitational, April 27-28, 2019. more >>


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


RedBullHomeRun

A Downhill Dash of Epic Proportions: Red Bull Homerun

April 4, 2019

With the close of the 2019 ski/snowboard season coming, it’s time for the most anticipated race of the year: Red Bull Homerun. more >>


Snohomish

Stars on Ice Tour 2019 Celebrates Excellence on Ice when it Visits Everett

March 26, 2019

This year’s Stars on Ice presented by Musselman’s tour will ensure skating fans don’t suffer from the post-Olympics blues. more >>



49_DegreeNorth

Washington Ski Area 49° North Mountain Resort Sold

May 20, 2019

CMR Lands LLC has announced the acquisition of 49° North Mountain Resort, a ski area located on Chewelah Mountain in Northeast Washington. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. 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 >>


Forterra

Forterra Tees up Wayne Golf Course for Open Space Preservation

February 29, 2016

Forterra has announced that it has financed the interim acquisition of part of the Wayne Golf Course for open space preservation. more >>


WCVA

Washington County Visitors Association Names New Director of Sales

August 18, 2014

The Washington County Visitors Association announced the promotion of Corey Kearsley to director of sales. more >>


USOC  Logo

USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


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Audubon International Certifies 1,000th Golf Course in ACSP Program

May 30, 2013

Eagles Pride Golf Course is the 1000th golf course in the world to receive designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary." more >>



Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Dedication: Snohomish County

November 28, 2018

Welcome to PNW Sports and Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Snohomish County is 15 miles... more >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Articles

blank Article | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to...   More>>


youthsoccer Article | January 11, 2017
US Youth Soccer & Washington Youth Soccer Mend Fences

By: Michael Popke

After a contentious several weeks, US Youth Soccer and Washington Youth Soccer have suspended efforts to sever ties from each other. And what 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>>


BeachVolleyball Article | November 17, 2016
Playing All the Angles on the Volleyball Court

By: Peter Francesconi

In the wake of the Olympics in Rio, volleyball’s popularity is spiking. It’s a versatile sport, able to play out on the beach, indoors or even on...   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>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball

By: Peter Francesconi

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best...   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>>


USOpen Article | March 9, 2016
Chambers Bay Golf Course Still Reaping Benefits of U.S. Open

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Nothing raises the profile of a golf course faster than hosting a world-class golf event. For the publicly-owned Chambers Bay golf course on Puget...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | September 1, 2018
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Provides Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

When thinking of the Pacific Northwest, a dry desert region may not be top-of-mind, so the Tri-Cities’ 300 annual days of sunshine will come as a... More>>


blank Case study | September 27, 2016
Tri-Cities, Washington: A Desert Region in the Pacific Northwest   

By: Michael Popke

A dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest? Get ready for the Tri-Cities region of Washington State to shift your paradigm. The cities of... More>>



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