Iowa


StudentAnglerFederation

Full Schedule Released for 2021 Student Angler Federation

January 11, 2021

The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation (SAF) announces the 2021 High School Fishing sanctioned schedule. more >>


MLB

MLB: Long-Awaited "Field of Dreams" Game to Take Place in 2021

December 28, 2020

Major League Baseball's long-awaited "Field of Dreams" game in Dyersville, Iowa, will take place in 2021. more >>


ACC

Schedule Announced for 2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

December 7, 2020

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 8 and Wednesday, Dec. 9 in various venues. more >>


USA_Swimming

USA Swimming Announces Host Cities for 2020 Toyota US Open

November 11, 2020

USA Swimming has formally announced the nine host sites for the 2020 Toyota US Open event, which runs from November 12-14, 2020. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Provides Lists, Locations of Rescheduled Championships

November 3, 2020

The NAIA announced the new the new dates, and in some cases, new locations, for fall championships that have been moved to spring 2021. more >>



Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


DiscountTire

Discount Tire Signs Three-Year Sponsorship Deal with the Heartland Soccer Association and the Kansas City Champions Cup

June 10, 2019

Heartland Soccer Association has announced that Discount Tire is the Official Tire Supplier of Heartland Soccer Association. more >>


CatchDesMoines

Catch Des Moines awarded Best Student-Athlete Experience Event for NAIA 2018 Wrestling National Championships

September 17, 2018

The NAIA has announced the second year of the NAIA National Championship Host Excellence Awards. more >>


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Articles

Spectators Article | January 17, 2021
Unlimited Spectators Now Welcome at Iowa High School Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s nothing like the roar of the home crowd – in Iowa, anyway, where the governor has lifted the mandate that capped spectator attendance at...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
In the Heartland, Sports Thrive

By: Cindy Cantrell

Sports loyalty runs deep in the Midwest, where professional and college teams are considered family. The Heartland is also known for friendliness,...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


PBR Article | October 9, 2020
Inside Events: Professional Bull Riders

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Maybe the bulls were tougher than COVID. Professional Bull Riders (PBR) was the first sport to get back on television and continue having...   More>>


Football Article | August 27, 2020
In Pursuit of Scholarships, Families Moving to States Allowing Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already know parents will take extra jobs and go into debt in order to pay for kids’ sports – all in the pursuit of an athletic scholarship to...   More>>


NCAA Article | August 25, 2020
If NCAA's Fall Championships Move to Spring, Will Original Host Cities Have Priority?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If COVID-19 has been the big monkeywrench in 2020, the NCAA is ready with the WD-40. The organization recently announced that it would work toward...   More>>


Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Ready to Rumble

By: Judy Leand

From wrestling and boxing to martial arts, combat sports are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. A bright spot is the niche sport of...   More>>


Article | May 26, 2020
High School Sports Ready to Take the Field…in Stages

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With many states starting the reopening process, high school sports may be on the way back as well, at least in certain areas. In some cases, that...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Right on Track

By: Judy Leand

As one of the oldest athletic events in the world, track and field has been a vital part of both the ancient and modern Olympics and is a mainstay of...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Where Venue Flexibility Meets Midwestern Hospitality   

By: Michael Popke

If you’re even vaguely familiar with Iowa, you know that wrestling is one of the state’s most popular sports, which is why wrestling tournaments... More>>



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