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KornFerryTour

Korn Ferry Tour announces new restart schedule and combined 2020-21 season

May 5, 2020

The Korn Ferry Tour announced additional modifications and details regarding the restart of the 2020 schedule and a fall calendar of events. more >>


NJCAA

NJCAA Awards Championships to Multiple Cities

May 4, 2020

The NJCAA awarded 25 locations the right to host upcoming NJCAA Championships for future years. more >>


VisitWichita

Wheelchair Basketball Championships Coming to Wichita

February 24, 2020

The 2020 NWBA Toyota Adult and Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships are being hosted by Visit Wichita. more >>


Wichita

Bar2Bar MX Park, Visit Wichita Team Up to Bring Regional Motocross Competition to Wichita Area

February 20, 2020

Wichita will host the 2020 North Central Rocky Mountain ATV/MX AMA Amateur Nation Motocross Regional Championship. more >>


Wichita

For Second Year in a Row, Wichita Selected as The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Regional Site

February 4, 2020

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) has selected Wichita as one of its 2020 regional sites for its seventh annual tournament. 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 >>


VisitWichita

Visit Wichita Adds Event Manager to Sports Sales Team

February 17, 2020

Visit Wichita has added Kelli Elmore as Sports Event Manager to its sports sales team. more >>


Aldi

ALDI Announces Partnership with Heartland Soccer Association

November 11, 2019

ALDI and the Heartland Soccer Association are proud to announce their renewed partnership for the 2019 fall soccer season. more >>


Heartland

Sara Priegel Announced as Heartland Soccer's Director of Philanthropy and Special Events

June 3, 2019

Heartland Soccer Association announces Sara Prigel as Philanthropy and Special Events Director. more >>


VisitWichita

In Effort to Attract more Sporting Events to Wichita, Visit Wichita Adds Executive Director of Sports Development

August 13, 2018

Brian Hargrove, former general manager of the Wichita Sports Forum, is the organization’s new executive director of sports development. more >>


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Articles

Armwrestling Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2017
Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your...   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 | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer...   More>>


rollerderby Article | October 5, 2016
Women’s Roller Derby International Playoffs Skate Through U.S. Cities

By: Michael Popke

The longtime grassroots sport of women’s roller derby has quietly been building a new generation of fans. Now, it’s gathering even more momentum...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Long Distance Travelers

By: Michael Popke

From benefit 5Ks to marathons (and even to duathlons and triathlons, as well as cycling events), athletes are taking to America’s roads for...   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 | December 28, 2015
The Thrill of It All: Skateboarding and BMX

By: Juli Anne Patty

Once only known as counter-culture pastimes, skateboard and BMX have moved into the mainstream. Count on that growth to continue in years to come,...   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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