Iowa


DesMoinesMarathon

Des Moines Marathon Announces Details of Ancillary Event

August 9, 2021

The DMOS Orthopaedic Sports & Fitness Expo hours will be produced as an ancillary event to the Des Moines Marathon in October. more >>


QuadBix

BIX IS Back on the streets of Downtown Davenport

July 22, 2021

Runners and walkers return to the iconic Bix course on Saturday, July 24, 2021 to celebrate the 47th Quad-City Times Bix 7. more >>


ProIowa

Plan Revealed for New Iowa Soccer Stadium

July 9, 2021

Pro Iowa, the campaign working to bring a USL Championship soccer club to the state, has detailed its mixed-use development. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Announces Details of National Presidents Cup in Des Moines

July 8, 2021

The 2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup will be held from July 7-11, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa for 13U-18U boys and girls. more >>


QuadCities

ISC Ready to Celebrate Diamond Anniversary at its Annual Men's Fastball World Tournament

July 1, 2021

The International Softball Congress will celebrate the 75th Annual ISC Men's Fastball World Tournament on August 14-21, 2021. more >>



HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. more >>


MoValley

MVC Announces Contract Extension to Keep Hoops in the Heartland in the Quad Cities

June 7, 2021

The Missouri Valley Conference announced an extension of its partnership with Visit Quad Cities and the TaxSlayer Center through 2024. 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 >>


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Articles

ParalympicGolf Article | September 8, 2021
Is Golf a Long Shot for the 2028 Los Angeles Paralympics?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Now that golf is back in the Olympics, golfers with physical challenges would like to see it added to the Paralympics. Whether it will is up for...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2021
Gymnastics Bounces Back

By: Judy Leand

Gymnastics, a staple of the Summer Olympics, has long been one of the biggest recipients of the boost provided by television coverage of the event....   More>>


FoD_Smaller Article | August 24, 2021
Field of Dreams Games Creates Grand Slam Impact in Dyersville

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Field of Dreams is getting a sequel but not in Hollywood - in Dyersville, Iowa. The big game between the Yankees and the White Sox hit it out of the...   More>>


FoD_Cornfield_Smaller Article | July 15, 2021
Field of Dreams Game is Reality With Youth Ball Already Playing There

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you hype it, they will come, probably in droves. The long-awaited Field of Dreams game at the ballpark in the cornfield (yes, that cornfield) in...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Bringing Fans Back to the Stands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just like the rebound itself, spectator numbers in sports events are, well, all over the map. But everyone agrees fans are essential.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Track Is Back

By: Michael Popke

One of the most popular sports in the world, and one of the oldest and most revered, track and field is set to be contested in Tokyo this summer. But...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Reinvesting in the Future to Build Economic Impact

By: Mark McCarter

The economic impact from sports (something so modest as a few cents on a dollar) can be reinvested by communities for exponential growth.   More>>


NCAA Article | February 25, 2021
Basketball Welcomes Back Spectators

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The madness is on—with fans. The NCAA has announced its spectator attendance policies for its March Division I basketball tournaments, which will...   More>>


FieldOfDreams Article | February 12, 2021
It's 'Game On' in the Field of Dreams - Which May Host Sports Tourism Too

By: Michael Popke

If you build it, will he come? Event owners are counting on it. Two big games, one an NHL match-up and one the long-awaited Field of Dreams event in...   More>>


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>>


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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