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 | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to...   More>>


Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>


Rodeo Article | November 17, 2016
Saddle Up

By: Michael Popke

The summer Games in Rio showcased equestrian sports, with the FEI’s “two hearts” social media campaign celebrating the relationship between...   More>>


BeachVolleyball Article | November 17, 2016
Playing All the Angles on the Volleyball Court

By: Peter Francesconi

In the wake of the Olympics in Rio, volleyball’s popularity is spiking. It’s a versatile sport, able to play out on the beach, indoors or even on...   More>>


Article | October 19, 2016
Sports Planners Rise to the Challenge of Planning for Hurricane Matthew's Uncertain Course

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Initially, Hurricane Matthew seemed to be the original commitment-phobe, undecided in the route he would take: come inland? Stay at sea? Planners of...   More>>


Article | October 18, 2016
After Weighing Tournament Location, Southern Conference Won’t Secede

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While other organizations, including the NCAA, ACC and NJCAA, moved their championships out of North Carolina, the Southern Conference has stood...   More>>


Article | October 5, 2016
Already Reeling from ACC Withdrawal, Charlotte Takes Another Hit

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Already reeling after the removal of the ACC championship, Charlotte, North Carolina, has been dealt another blow. The controversial shooting by...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
Scoring Big With Gymnastics

By: Peter Francesconi

Aly Raisman’s floor routine in Rio wasn’t the only way gymnastics leaped to new heights. USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body,...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
Outstanding Venues: New Home Bases for Innovative Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When an event owner is looking for a new home for his or her tournament, the question is bound to arise: with so many great facilities available, how...   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball

By: Peter Francesconi

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best...   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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