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 >>


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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 15, 2014
New and Expanding Markets: Brave New Worlds

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Brave new worlds. Get past the hyperbole and you discover the truth: Everyone wants to find that undiscovered, unspoiled area, even for sports.   More>>


blank Article | September 9, 2013
Go West: These Cities are Ready to Play

By: Mike May

Sunny skies, top-notch facilities and welcoming communities. Sounds like a winning hand for any sports event planner seeking a destination. The...   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   More>>


Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,...   More>>


Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D. Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and...   More>>


The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event.   More>>


Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging

By: Michael A. Savitt

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you...   More>>


Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage Article | February 28, 2013
Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage

By: Lorena Hatfield

Playing sports always comes with the risk of potential physical injury, but last year, we were reminded that the abuse of children can take place in...   More>>


Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events Article | February 28, 2013
Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events

By: Marc I. Leavey, M.D.

The potential for a medically related adverse situation, whether emergent, urgent, or mundane, exists within any group of people. When a large crowd...   More>>


Olympic Rings Article | February 20, 2013
USOC Takes the First Step on the Long Winding Road to a 2024 Olympics

By: Mike Moran

It’s long past time and America deserves, and has earned, a ninth Olympic Games.   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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