Washington


SnohomishPNW

Snohomish to Host Disc Golf This Month

June 11, 2021

On June 26-27, 2021, more than 300 disc golfers will compete at the 2021 Kayak Point Open. more >>


SnohomishPNW

Spikeball Tour Coming to Snohomish

May 27, 2021

This marks the first appearance of the Spikeball National Tour Series in Snohomish County. more >>


SnoCo

Excitement on the Start of the DieHard RC 2021 Spring & Summer Season

April 30, 2021

The May 1-2 weekend race will be the first DieHard RC event since the summer of 2019. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Announces 2021 Prospect Development Pipeline Premier Events

April 23, 2021

USA Baseball will facilitate six Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP) Premier Events in 2021 in conjunction with MLB. more >>


USL

USL Championship Announces 2021 Home Openers

April 20, 2021

The USL Championship announced its home openers for the 2021 season, with the season set to kick off on Saturday, April 24.? more >>



Visit_TriCities

Visit Tri-Cities Launches Virtual Tour of Tri-Cities for an Immersive 360-Degree Experience

April 2, 2021

Visit Tri-Cities has partnered with SkyNav, an immersive virtual marketing platform, to launch an exciting 360-degree tour of the Tri-Cities. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. 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 >>



Spartan

Play PNW Sports-Snohomish County, Washington

February 16, 2021

Snohomish County is in northwest Washington State, nestled between the sparkling blue waters of Puget Sound and the rugged, snow-capped peaks of the... more >>


Snohomish

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington

December 15, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we would like to let you know that we are here, preparing to bring sports events back... more >>


PNW

Dedication. It’s How We Do Things.

September 1, 2020

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


LRWASHINGTON

Location Review: Snohomish County, Washington

September 1, 2020

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


HP

Featured Destination: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Articles

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>>


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>>


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 all... 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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