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VisitWichita

NAIA Wrestling Coming to Wichita

July 29, 2019

Visit Wichita will host the 2020 and 2021 NAIA Men’s Wrestling National Championships at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas. more >>


Wichita

Wichita to Host 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic

July 25, 2019

Visit Wichita, the Wichita Thunder and the ECHL, Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League, announced Wichita as host city for the 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

U.S. Youth Soccer Announces Details of National Championships in Overland Park

July 22, 2019

The 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships kick off today and run through July 28 in Overland Park, Kansas. more >>


VisitWichita

USA Waterski Pro Event, Regionals Headed to Wichita this Summer

July 22, 2019

The Wichita’s Cup Invitational will be at Mystic Lakes Ski Club, just northwest of Wichita, on July 26 with slalom, trick and jump competitions. more >>


TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


ITA

Oracle ITA Summer Circuit Announces Dates, Events

July 8, 2019

The ITA Summer Circuit includes 55 events over six consecutive weekends from late June to the last weekend in July. more >>


Troon

Troon Challenge Schedule Set

June 25, 2019

The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf® 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 >>



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 >>


VisitWichita

Visit Wichita Announces Appointment of Howell

April 9, 2018

Visit Wichita has announced that Josh Howell has taken on the roll of sports sales manager. 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 >>


MothersDay

Sport Shake Sponsoring Soccer Event

April 24, 2017

Heartland Soccer Association has announced its continued partnership with Sport Shake, a delicious milk shake that is made with real dairy 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 >>


Boingo

Kansas State University Partners with Boingo for Improved Connectivity

September 28, 2015

Kansas State University has partnered with Boingo Wireless to launch improved cellular coverage at the home of Wildcats footbal. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | October 22, 2014
Outstanding Venues: Build the Perfect Event from the Ground Up

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The best way to build a great event is from the ground up. Here are some of the country's most outstanding venues to get you started.   More>>


blank Article | November 7, 2013
Midwest: The ‘Heart’ of the Action

By: Michael Popke

The Midwest is building quite a reputation for its capacity to host a wide variety of sporting events for diverse participants and organizations....   More>>


blank Article | November 4, 2013
Courts of Appeal

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis facilities are unique among sports venues, since tennis is played in much more intimate settings than traditional field sports.   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   More>>


Popular Culture Article | April 28, 2013
Soccer: Popular Culture

By: Peter Francesconi

How popular is soccer in the U.S.? Here’s an interesting stat: An ESPN Sports Poll says there’s at least one soccer player in 30 percent of all...   More>>


Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,...   More>>


Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D. Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and...   More>>


The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event.   More>>


blank Article | March 4, 2013
Swimming and Diving: The Meaning of Speed

By: Juli Anne Patty

You hear it a lot: “one of the fastest pools in the country.” But what does it mean? What makes a pool 'fast' and, when planning a sports event,...   More>>


Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging

By: Michael A. Savitt

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you...   More>>


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