West Virginia


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

2019 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships Ready to Kick Off in West Virginia

June 26, 2019

US Youth Soccer has announced the 2019 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships, June 28-July 4 in West Virginia. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

U.S. Youth Soccer Announces Presidents Cup Locations in California, Kansas, West Virginia

June 12, 2019

U.S. Youth Soccer has announced the locations for its upcoming regional Presidents Cup play in California, Kansas and West Virginia. more >>


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

Barboursville and Charleston, W.Va., Chosen to Host Multiple US Youth Soccer Regional Events

October 22, 2018

In 2019, West Virginia hosts the US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships and the 2019 and 2020 US Youth Soccer Eastern Presidents Cup. more >>



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Charleston CVB Launches Smartphone App

November 24, 2014

The Charleston CVB has unveiled its new, free Meet Charleston West Virginia Smartphone app for meetings and sports events. more >>


TIA

West Virginia Sports Editor Wins Inaugural Tennis Media Award

April 30, 2014

Chuck McGill, the sports editor for the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail, is the winner of TIA's inaugural Tennis Media Award. more >>


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USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates "One Year Out" with Company-wide Salute to Team USA

February 7, 2013

Newest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor counts down to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, featuring 15 U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and... more >>


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Articles

blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


Offseason Article | March 20, 2019
Investing in Terrain for Cycling, Running and Climbing Means No Off Season for Ski Resorts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Alterra Mountain Company would invest $181 million across multiple North American destinations might not have been a surprise...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


Soccerfans Article | July 25, 2018
Can Youth Soccer Reverse Downward Trend, Despite a U.S.-Free World Cup?

By: Michael Popke

With the 2018 World Cup in the rear-view, it’s time to see whether all those predictions that soccer wouldn’t enjoy a boost are actually valid....   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2018
Up and Down the Coast

By: Michael Popke

Ask people to define the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, and you’ll likely receive different responses. Generally speaking, though, it...   More>>


Gun Article | February 21, 2018
West Virginia Lawmakers Consider Allowing Guns on Campus, Including School Stadiums

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Earlier this month, West Virginia’s House Education Committee advanced legislation to require colleges to allow individuals to carry concealed guns...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


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