North Carolina


SDMChampions2021

BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

December 2, 2021

Major League Fishing announced schedule, rules, payouts and dates for the 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. more >>


BillieJeanKingCup

U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team to Return to Asheville, N.C., for 2022 Qualifier vs. Ukraine

November 23, 2021

The U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the third time in five years, April 15-16, 2022. more >>


asheville

Asheville Championship Announced as Newest Early Season Men’s College Basketball Tournament

November 11, 2021

It all starts in Asheville on November 12. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Names Elliott Avent as Manager of Collegiate National Team

July 26, 2021

USA Baseball has named North Carolina State’s Elliott Avent the manager of the 2021 Collegiate National Team. more >>


WakeMed

WakeMed to Continue Naming Rights Sponsorship of Soccer Park

July 26, 2021

WakeMed continues the existing naming rights of the 150-acre WakeMed Soccer Park facility for the next three calendar years, through 2023. 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 >>



Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


Cabarrus1

Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>


SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


Smaller

Pigs, Pickles and Planes in Goldsboro-Wayne County

May 12, 2021

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
You've Been Served!

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis, a sport steeped in tradition, and pickleball, the up-and-coming competitor, are favorites with athletes of all levels. Accordingly,...   More>>


CyclingGrowth Article | October 8, 2021
Cycling Enjoys Unprecedented Participation, With New Disciplines Planned

By: Michael Popke

SDM recently reported that golf participation is strong. The next bit of good news is that cycling is enjoying record growth too. USA Cycling had a...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | September 24, 2021
Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

By: Michael Popke

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes...   More>>


ILHSStreams Article | September 24, 2021
Streaming Scams Should Be on Event Owners’ Radars

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Now taking the field: scammers. High schools and youth sports event owners, who are depending on live streams to have students seen by out-of-town...   More>>


HSFB Article | September 10, 2021
Why is High School Football Moving Out of State?

By: Michael Popke

More away games? Most likely. A number of high school football teams have made headlines recently as they shift away from regularly playing others in...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2021
Gymnastics Bounces Back

By: Michael Popke

Gymnastics, a staple of the Summer Olympics, has long been one of the biggest recipients of the boost provided by television coverage of the event....   More>>


NCSports Article | August 12, 2021
North Carolina High School Athletics Association Under Fire from State

By: Michael Popke

Anytime a governing body undergoes public scrutiny, there’s the potential for disruption to the sporting events it sanctions. While it’s too...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Pigs, Pickles and Planes: Goldsboro-Wayne County   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | February 28, 2019
By Land or By Sea   

By: Michael Popke

Nestled between Cape Fear River, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is a natural setting for water sports.... More>>



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