Maryland


AAU

AAU Boys Basketball World Championships Share Details of Events

July 7, 2020

The AAU World Championships, formerly National Championships, are open to teams worldwide at sites nationwide. more >>


AtlanticLeague

Atlantic League Baseball Clubs Announce Updated Plans

July 3, 2020

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced its altered schedule for the summer of 2020. more >>


MDSports

U.S.’s Top One-Day Race Maryland Cycling Classic Postponed to 2021

June 9, 2020

The Maryland Cycling Classic has been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19 related health and safety concerns. more >>


Preakness

Preakness Moving to October This Year

May 18, 2020

The 145th running of the Preakness Stakes will take place on October 3, officials announced Saturday. more >>


AtlanticLeague

Atlantic League Announces Intention to Welcome Back Baseball Safely

May 11, 2020

On what was originally scheduled to be Opening Day, the league issued an update regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>



SportsETAMD

The Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland Announces Three New Staff Members

March 9, 2020

The Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.) has announced the hire of three new staff members. more >>


MDSports

Maryland Sports Commission’s Terry Hasseltine Receives the Maryland Association of Destination Marketing Organizations Partner of the Year Award

December 9, 2019

The award recognizes sports marketing efforts that have generated over $1.7 billion in direct spending in the state of Maryland. more >>


Maryalnd

Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland Launches, Announces New President/CEO of The Fair Hill Organizing Committee

October 21, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority announced the creation of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland. more >>


MarylandSports

Maryland Stadium Authority Announces Creation of the Sports and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland

August 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) is pleased to announce the creation of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland. more >>


visitHagerstown

New Study Released on Proposed MiLB Ballpark in Hagerstown

July 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released its Market Analysis and Site Assessment study for a proposed MiLB ballpark in Hagerstown. more >>



WicomicoHPAC

Play Between the Beach and the Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

September 19, 2019

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is an ideal place for families to enjoy while here for tournaments and... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


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Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Articles

Racetrack Article | July 3, 2020
Preakness to Stay in Baltimore, Pimlico May Also Host Field Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The races are reordered, and Belmont ran without spectators but the pursuit of horse racing’s fabled Triple Crown is underway. After Tiz The Law...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Net Interest

By: Michael Popke

Lacrosse tournaments may be temporarily sidelined but they'll take the field again. When they do, you'll want to know where the best facilities are,...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
On the Coast and in the Game

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Mid-Atlantic region is a melting pot of large cities, rich history, diverse cultures, bustling seaside boardwalks, rolling countryside and...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Luring Business to Communities Nationwide

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In the U.S., tournament angling, and especially competitive bass fishing, has seen significant growth, thanks in part to the efforts of Fishing...   More>>


TripleCrownShowdown Article | May 13, 2020
Organizers Scrambling to Avoid a Year Without a Triple Crown

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With the Kentucky Derby moving to the end of the summer (and increasingly being nicknamed the “Labor Derby"), the question is when or even whether...   More>>


MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


WorldCup Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>


KYDerby Article | April 14, 2020
Cancelled or Postponed Events? Market the Merch Anyway

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cancelled and postponed events are bad enough but what do you do with boxes of T-shirts, hats and other memorabilia? If you’re smart, you ramp up...   More>>


Venues Article | April 7, 2020
Sports Venues Switching Gears from Hospitality to Hospital

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the latest paradigm shift for the sports planning industry that has shifted so much lately, venues that normally welcome soccer teams, racehorses...   More>>


CycloopsSmaller Article | March 16, 2020
Despite Delays, Titanic Explorations Expected to Set Sail in 2021

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Well, it wasn’t the coronavirus that blew the Titanic explorations out of the water. It was just plain old wear and tear on the sub. But either...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Everything We Look for in a Destination   

By: Peter Francesconi

Wicomico County, Maryland, recently served as the home plate for hundreds of United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern World Series players... More>>


blank Case study | July 21, 2016
In Maryland, All Athletes Can Find Their Game   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With topography as varied as the U.S. itself, Maryland is primed and ready to host any event. From mountain biking and whitewater kayaking in Western... More>>


blank Case study | May 16, 2014
Annapolis/Anne Arundel County, Maryland   

By: Michael Popke

Sports tourism in Annapolis, Maryland, dates back to the pre-Revolutionary War era — even though nobody called it “sports tourism” back then.... More>>



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