Georgia


AAU

AAU Announces Events for Spring, Summer 2021

March 1, 2021

AAU has released its spring and summer calendar of events, with a variety of events in locations nationwide. more >>


TennisOnCampus

Rome, Georgia Ready to Host Tennis on Campus Southern Championship

February 25, 2021

The Greater Rome CVB has been selected as the host of the 2021-2023 USTA Tennis On Campus Southern Championship. more >>


PGATOUR

Qualifying Events in USA Announced for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada

February 23, 2021

The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada has announced its qualifying events to be held in the USA. more >>


ACC

Spring Olympic Sports Schedules Announced for ACC

February 5, 2021

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced its spring Olympic sports and ACC Championship schedules. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Shares Details of National League Conference Games

February 5, 2021

US Youth Soccer has shared information on the schedules of its National League conferences. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


LakePoint

LakePoint Sports Announces New Corporate Partners

October 12, 2020

LakePoint Sports, the youth sports destination based in Atlanta, announced several new multi-year partnerships with multiple vendors. 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 >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


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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>>


Article | September 21, 2016
Atlanta First to Market Subscription App for Sports Tickets

By: Michael Popke

Sports tickets? Yeah, there’s an app for that. Atlanta, Georgia, became the first market in the country to offer a subscription-based sports ticket...   More>>


Article | August 24, 2016
New Georgia State Research Center to Study Connection Between Cities and Sports

By: Michael Popke

Every sports tourism professional thinks the connections between his or her city and its sports teams are powerful ones. Now, the new Sport and Urban...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
All Over the Map - Destinations in the Southeast Can Do a Little (or a Lot) of Everything

By: Andrew Cohen

The Southeast is characterized by a subtropical climate yet still features wintry mountainous regions. Its sports offerings are similarly varied,...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Lacrosse's Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

There is no question that the sport of lacrosse is hot. Sports tourism execs in many areas around the country say lacrosse is growing fast in their...   More>>


blank Article | March 2, 2016
A Golden Era of Golf

By: Juli Anne Patty

In 2016, golf takes the Olympic stage once again after more than a century. While many sports experience an “Olympic effect”—a boost in...   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 | 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 | November 3, 2015
Tennis - Hitting a Winner

By: Peter Francesconi

Next year, the U.S. Tennis Association’s “National Campus” in Orlando, Florida, should be open for business, with 102 courts, making it...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

Valdosta, Georgia, is a city that has reinvented itself and these days, as a sought-after haven for individual athletes and sports teams alike, its... More>>


Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>


Lake Lanier, Georgia Case study | March 31, 2012
Lake Lanier, Georgia: Taking Advantage of the Lake Effect   

By: Peter Francesconi

Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier and Hall County in Georgia are ready to explode with action. More>>



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