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 | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


Article | October 17, 2018
As Hurricane Michael Moves Out, Community Organizations Rush to Help Florida’s Victims

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Multiple sports destinations in Florida and adjacent areas were affected by Hurricane Michael – and likely have had to cancel or reschedule events....   More>>


Article | September 19, 2018
Sports Events Feel Florence’s Wrath

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurricane Florence might have become Tropical Storm Florence but there was no downgrading its catastrophic effects. Sports events might have been the...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Gymnastics Takes Flight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Gymnastics is seemingly impervious to the ever-changing popularity curves in the economy. Clubs across the country are flourishing and the sport...   More>>


blank Article | September 13, 2018
Outstanding Facilities: No Matter Where it Plays Out, the Venues are in Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No matter what they’re looking for – diamonds, courts, rinks, fields, tracks, trails or anything else – all planners have one thing in common:...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
Come On Down

By: Michael Popke

Certain regions of the country are known for many things, but when you think of the Southeast, one phrase immediately comes to mind.   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
In the Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports remain popular among kids and adults. These sports include the traditional forms, wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing, and...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
By Road or By Trail

By: Michael Popke

One of the oldest sports disciplines in the world, running continues to garner new fans and generate excellent economic impact. Communities from...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Lacrosse Takes the Offensive

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse started several centuries ago but it’s making up for lost time. By many measures, it continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Publicizing Your Event: Making Good Choices and Avoiding Some Mistakes

By: Derek D. Ross

Putting on a great tournament takes work in many different areas and one of those is effective publicity. All too often, though, it can be taken for...   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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