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 | 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>>


Article | July 1, 2015
Spokane’s Hoopfest Generates $39 Million and Broadcasts on ESPN

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In Spokane, Washington, Hoopsfest, a 3-on-3 event originally held as a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, has become the largest of its kind in the...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 4, 2015
Back Nine of Golf Course Sold to Conservation Group

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A Washington state mayor has effectively settled a dispute between a developer and a neighborhood by agreeing to sell part of a golf course to a...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


blank Article | January 6, 2015
Going ‘Extreme’ With Skateboarding and BMX Events

By: Michael Popke

Once labeled extreme and edgy, skateboard and BMX are moving into the mainstream as cities increasingly offer facilities to challenge and excite...   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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