Washington


IROMAN

IRONMAN Announces Maple Valley, Washington, as Newest Host Site

February 14, 2020

The IRONMAN Group announced that Maple Valley, Washington, will serve as its newest host venue for the 70.3® Triathlon Series. more >>


SnoCo

Fed Cup at Everett Announces Final Details

February 6, 2020

Top talent will represent the U.S. in its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying tie vs. Latvia February 7-8 in Everett, Wash. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

Tacoma to host Women’s 2020 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships

January 29, 2020

The country’s top Level 10 women’s gymnasts are heading to the Northwest for the 2020 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships. more >>


Snohomish

Serena Williams to Play Fed Cup for U.S. vs. Latvia in Everett, Washington

January 22, 2020

Angel of the Winds Arena will play host to international-level tennis as the Fed Cup comes to Everett, Washington. more >>


Snohomish

US Club Soccer selects Snohomish, WA as home of National Cup Northwest Regional

January 15, 2020

US Club Soccer is proud to announce a four-year partnership with Snohomish Youth Soccer Club and Snohomish County. more >>



US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. 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 >>



Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

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


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

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


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... 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 >>


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 | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


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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