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USA_Gymnastics

Top Gymnasts Headed for Des Moines

July 2, 2019

Two defending acrobatic gymnastics pair champions are registered to compete in the 2019 USA Gymnastics Championships. more >>


CatchDesMoines

Ironman Announces Des Moines, Iowa as Host City Of New 2020 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

June 25, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa has been selected as a new multi-year host venue for the 2020 IRONMAN® 70.3® North American Championship. more >>


USA_FL

Australian Football Returns to Des Moines this Weekend

June 19, 2019

Men’s and Women’s “footy” teams from the Midwest will return to Des Moines for the 7th annual 80/35 tournament on June 22, 2019. more >>


GoCedarRapids

Cedar Rapids Awarded National Junior College Athletic Association 2020 and 2021 DII Volleyball Championships

June 13, 2019

GO Cedar Rapids is thrilled to announce the NJCAA selected Cedar Rapids to host the 2020 and 2021 DII Volleyball Championships. more >>


DesMoines

USATF returns to Des Moines for the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships

June 5, 2019

Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships are returning to Des Moines, Iowa, July 25-28, 2019. more >>


CedarRapids

Cedar Rapids Selected to Host USA Roller Sports National Championships in 2020

June 5, 2019

The Cedar Rapids Tourism Office has announced Cedar Rapids has been selected to host the 2020 USA Roller Sports National Championships. 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 >>


IRONMAn

Four Finalists Named to Host New IRONMAN Event

April 19, 2019

Des Moines, Fayetteville, Memphis and Tulsa have been named finalists as potential hosts for a new IRONMAN® triathlon in 2020. 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 >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

June 11, 2018

Sports Turf Managers Association has announced a total of 14 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Appoints Tom Frisbie as Midwest Regional League Commissioner

July 10, 2017

US Youth Soccer is pleased to announce Tom Frisbie as the Midwest Regional League (MRL) Commissioner. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


Dollamur

Dollamur Named Official Mat of 2016 Wrestling Olympic Trials

May 2, 2016

Dollamur Sport Surfaces will serve as the mat supplier of the 2016 USA Wrestling Olympic Trials and 12 high school state championships. more >>


ASBA_Logo

Top Sports Facilities Honored

December 8, 2014

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, honoring the best in sports facility construction. more >>


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Articles

The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis

By: Dr. Arthur G. Ogden

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises...   More>>


Midwest:  Playing in the Heartland Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland

By: Peter Francesconi

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Education Degree Programs

By: Dr. Bonnie Tiell

Sport management curriculum has been offered in colleges since the mid-fifties when a class in Baseball Ticket Sales was offered by Walter O'Malley,...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2011
The Midwest - Ready for Anything

By: Amy Henderson

Cheeseheads and Cornhuskers Nicknames in sports are commonplace, but the Midwest has some of the better known ones and shows this region's passion...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2011
Wrestling Takes Root(s)

By: Juli Anne Patty

Wrestling is a sport that is all about style. Whether wrestling the Olympic styles—Greco-Roman and freestyle—or the homegrown American style...   More>>


The Roots of Roping Article | June 24, 2011
The Roots of Roping

By: Juli Anne Patty

A lot of sports are popular in America, but only a handful of those sports have their roots in American soil. Rodeo is one of them. Born on a Western...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
The Fast-Track to Successful Speedway Events

By: Amy Henderson

Whether sitting in the grandstand or parked infield, it's impossible not to feel the roar of excitement through your entire body when a field of race...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
America's National Pastime

By: Juli Anne Patty

In the almost two centuries since America's unofficial national sport was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., the United States of America has undergone...   More>>


Continuing Education: Back to School Article | October 31, 2010
Continuing Education: Back to School

By: Amy Henderson

What's the best way to stay on top of the proverbial game? There are several strategies that come to mind: Stay ahead of the trends. Keep your...   More>>


The Midwest: Ideal in all Four Seasons Article | October 31, 2010
The Midwest: Ideal in all Four Seasons

By: Amy Henderson

When making your way to the Midwestern United States, you should expect a lot more than just snow and ice.   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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