Washington


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


SnohomishPNW

Shootout for Soldiers Seattle Returning to Everett This Weekend

August 16, 2019

Lacrosse players will be pulling an all-nighter in a benefit game in the PNW this weekend. more >>


Wenatchee

Wenatchee Valley Hosting US Figure Skating National Showcase

July 31, 2019

The Wenatchee Valley of Washington is hosting the US Figure Skating National Showcase. more >>


Snohomish

Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships Coming to Monroe this Week

July 23, 2019

The 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy are coming to Monroe, WA, July 24-27. more >>


Nautique

Washington State to Host WWA Wakeboard National Championships

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy are coming to Monroe, Washington. 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 >>



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 | 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>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The Thrill of It All: Skateboarding and BMX

By: Juli Anne Patty

Once only known as counter-culture pastimes, skateboard and BMX have moved into the mainstream. Count on that growth to continue in years to come,...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
Cold Play

By: Peter Francesconi

Winter brings sports that play out on the frozen landscape. Whether the venue is a ski resort, a curling arena or a sheet of ice for hockey, the...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | July 15, 2015
U.S. Open Golf Shatters Economic Records (and Nearly Breaks its Internet)

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington, south of Seattle, ordinarily stays quiet, but in June, the golf course and the...   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>>



Subscribe to SDM