North Carolina


Bassmaster

Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops Moving to South Carolina

March 3, 2021

The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series will move to South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, B.A.S.S. officials announced. more >>


LBAA

Women's Pro Bass Tour Headed for Garland, Texas

March 1, 2021

The Women's Pro Bass Tour now turns its attention to the 2021 season which will kick off on Texas Lake Ray Hubbard on March 25-26, 2021. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Announces Updates to National League Playoffs

February 25, 2021

US Youth Soccer has established new dates and locations for the National League Playoffs affected by postponements and relocations. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster College Series 2021 Regular-Season Stops Announced

February 19, 2021

B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2021 schedule and a format change for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Outlines Plans for Greensboro Events

February 18, 2021

US Youth Soccer announced new dates for USYS National League North Carolina, which will take place Feb. 26 - March 1 in Greensboro, N.C. 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 >>


Puttview

PuttView Named Title Sponsor Of New Carolinas Golf Association Junior Tournament

February 8, 2021

PuttView has been named title sponsor of a new Carolinas Golf Association Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) event. more >>


Raleigh

Visit Raleigh Launches Tourism Recovery Initiatives

December 21, 2020

Visit Raleigh was awarded $1.25 million in CARES Act funds by Wake County for the purpose of driving tourism recovery efforts. more >>


Greensboro

Increase in Visitor Spending Noted in 2019 Guilford County Impact Study

November 23, 2020

Domestic visitors to and within Guilford County spent $1.591 billion in 2019, an increase of 7% from 2018. more >>


GreaterRaleigh

2019 Sees All-Time Record High for Tourism in Wake County

November 2, 2020

Wake County, North Carolina, welcomed 17.9 million visitors in 2019, a 6% increase over 2018, according to Visit Raleigh. more >>



Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... 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 >>


RockyMount

Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>


Articles

blank Article | September 1, 2020
Perfect Landings for Gymnastics Events

By: Judy Leand

Highly competitive and entertaining, and with a unique blend of athleticism, strength and grace, gymnastics draws legions of participants and fans....   More>>


blank Article | September 1, 2020
Diving Back In to Sports

By: Michael Popke

Destinations are diving back into the sports tourism market, leveraging a primal element: water. Fishing tournaments, wakeboarding championships,...   More>>


NCAA Article | August 25, 2020
If NCAA's Fall Championships Move to Spring, Will Original Host Cities Have Priority?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If COVID-19 has been the big monkeywrench in 2020, the NCAA is ready with the WD-40. The organization recently announced that it would work toward...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Ready to Rumble

By: Judy Leand

From wrestling and boxing to martial arts, combat sports are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. A bright spot is the niche sport of...   More>>


Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


Article | June 29, 2020
Spiking COVID-19 Cases Cause the Cancellation of Some Early Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurry up and wait. The first states in the U.S. to adopt aggressive reopening protocols are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is forcing...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Right on Track

By: Judy Leand

As one of the oldest athletic events in the world, track and field has been a vital part of both the ancient and modern Olympics and is a mainstay of...   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>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Fields of Hope

By: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
‘Tournament Town’ Expands   

By: Michael Popke

When the Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau created a position in 2004 exclusively aimed at boosting sports tourism business in North... More>>



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