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 | 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>>


QCBoB Article | July 11, 2018
Inside Events: National Battle of the Bands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Queen City Battle of the Bands, formerly held in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a competition for marching bands from Historically Black Colleges...   More>>


Article | June 27, 2018
World Equestrian Games Could be a Game-Changer for North Carolina

By: Michael Popke

By the time the World Equestrian Games (WEG) at Tryon Equestrian Center in North Carolina are off and running in September, more than 500...   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2018
On the Right Track

By: Michael Popke

Track and field, historically one of the oldest sports in the world, remains popular at all levels – high school, college and even at the Olympics,...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Making a Big Splash

By: Michael Popke

Americans hauled a lot of medals out of the pool in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but USA Swimming isn’t sitting around and waiting for the next Games...   More>>


blank Article | March 28, 2018
Who's Who: A Go-To Guide for Finding the Right Partner for Your Sports Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The success of any sports event will be attributable to a combination of factors, but one of the most important – right up there having a great...   More>>


Soccer Article | March 28, 2018
Soccer: Kicking it Up

By: Peter Francesconi

It’s probably safe to say that most kids today won’t get out of elementary or middle school without having played soccer at some point —...   More>>


Article | March 21, 2018
How Controversial LGBT Laws Could Complicate Team Travel this March

By: Michael Popke

Can controversial legislation regarding LGBT rights complicate travel plans during tournament season? Teams and officials are hoping it won’t –...   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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