North Carolina


AAU

AAU Super Regional Championship in Fayetteville

April 13, 2021

The AAU Super Regional Basketball Championship will bring basketball players and their families to Fayetteville for two weekends in April. more >>


USL

USL Announces Dates, Locations of 2021 Kick Offs

April 9, 2021

The 168-game regular season will kick off on Saturday, April 10, making it the first professional men’s league in the US to do so. more >>


MLF

Raleigh Ready to Host Bass Anglers

April 7, 2021

Major League Fishing is set to visit Raleigh for the kickoff of the General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops, April 9-14. more >>


OutdoorSportsmanGroup

MLF Announces New Spring Schedule

March 22, 2021

With the smell of spring in the air in parts of the country, Major League Fishing (MLF) is gearing up to start its 2021 season. more >>


VisitRaleigh

Raleigh to Host 2021 Collegiate Esports Championship

March 17, 2021

The first Collegiate Esports National Championship comes to Raleigh on April 29 through May 2 at the Raleigh Convention Center. 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 >>


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 >>



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 | 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>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


blank Article | March 5, 2020
Booting Up

By: Judy Leand

Soccer remains one of the most popular sports at multiple levels, including high school, where both boys’ and girls’ participation continues to...   More>>


Article | January 8, 2020
After Charlotte, Will MLS Expansion Continue?

By: Michael Popke

MLS just launched its 30th team and there’s still talk of creating even more opportunity. After all, Las Vegas and Phoenix were runners-up in the...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for...   More>>


USAMastersGames Article | December 11, 2019
Inside Events: USA Masters Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The USA Masters Games, a multi-sport event for athletes age 21 and up, comes to Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the first time in the summer of 2020. It...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | January 10, 2014
Greensboro, North Carolina: Playing The Game in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports travel, some locations may do one or two things well. But Greensboro, North Carolina, covers all the bases. More>>


Greater Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh's Winning Sports Alliance Case study | December 31, 2012
Greater Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh's Winning Sports Alliance   

By: Peter Francesconi

Just like creating a winning performance on the field or the court, a lot of things need to come together to create a winning sports destination. More>>


Greensboro, North Carolina: A Tour of Tournament Town Case study | December 31, 2012
Greensboro, North Carolina: A Tour of Tournament Town   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Greensboro, North Carolina got its first burst of growth in 1828 after the wealthiest man in town, Henry Humphreys, began operating a steam-powered... More>>



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