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USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>


Minnesota

Fountain Lake in Albert Lea to Host Official Fishing Opener

May 8, 2019

The annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener is heading to the southern part of the state this year. more >>


ExploreMN

Minnesota Releases Information on Fishing Opening Days, Conditions

May 3, 2019

Minnesota fishing opener dates for the 2019/2020 fishing season for most inland waters have been announced. 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 >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Winter Triathlon National Championships Coming to Minneapolis

March 12, 2019

The USA Triathlon Winter Triathlon National Championships will take place in Minneapolis on March 17. more >>


PGA

Hazeltine National Golf Club to Host 2028 Ryder Cup

March 11, 2019

Following an announcement from the gold medalist US Men’s Curling Team, Hazeltine National Golf Club will host the 2028 Ryder Cup. more >>


Sports_Minneapolis

NCAA Awards Minneapolis 2022 Women's Final Four

February 1, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association® (NCAA) has announced Minneapolis as the host of the Women’s Final Four in 2022. more >>



meetminneapolis

Minneapolis Convention Center Unveils New Client Sustainability Reports for 2018

July 9, 2018

The Minneapolis Convention Center announced the rollout of an initiative to help planners understand the environmental impact of events. 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 >>


Minneapolis

U.S. Bank Stadium’s Beverly Zimmerman Receives Meet Minneapolis Hospitality Hero Award

September 18, 2017

Beverly Zimmerman of the U.S. Bank Stadium has been honored by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. more >>


Minneapolis

Minneapolis Convention Center Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

September 5, 2017

The Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) announced that it is LEED® Certified for Existing Buildings: Operation & Maintenance (EBOM). more >>


ConservationAlliance

The Conservation Alliance Awards Grants To Support Public Lands Rallies

July 17, 2017

The Conservation Alliance awarded five grants to conservation organizations to support “This Land is Our Land” celebrations. 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 >>


MeetMnpl

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area Visited by Record 32.5 Million In 2016

June 5, 2017

The Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area saw 32.5 million total visitors in 2016, a new all-time record for the area. more >>


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Articles

NCAA Article | January 24, 2018
Eight Cities with One Goal: Final Four

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Eight cities. Four years. One goal - Final Four. As the NCAA winds up to March Madness, it’s also winnowing down the cities to host future events....   More>>


USBankStadium Article | January 24, 2018
The Big Game By the Numbers: Super Bowl in Minneapolis

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s time for office pools, overhyped halftime shows and the best commercials anywhere. And that means the Super Bowl. Yes, it’s a domed stadium....   More>>


Security Article | January 10, 2018
Cost of Safeguarding the Super Bowl Estimated at $3.1 Million

By: Michael Popke

We all know Super Bowls bring an excellent economic impact to their host cities. What we know less about is how much it costs to safeguard that...   More>>


SuperBowl Article | December 13, 2017
Minneapolis Pinning Hopes for Increased Tourism, Jobs on Super Bowl

By: Michael Popke

Christmas is closer than the Super Bowl, so it’s appropriate that Minneapolis, host of the big game, has a wish list. In addition to the economic...   More>>


blank Article | November 20, 2017
2017 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management is proud to announce the 2017 “Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism.” The nominees this year were...   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>>


WorldCup_FIFA Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Fishing’s Bright Future

By: Juli Anne Patty

With new participation initiatives and a booming tournament scene, fishing’s future is looking bright. Find out how cities across the U.S. are...   More>>


DIVE Article | May 3, 2017
Breaking Down the NCAA Site Selections: Good Breaks, Clean Breaks and Fast Facts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

And you thought March Madness had drama. The recent announcement of sites for NCAA tournaments spurred many cities into party mode and had pundits...   More>>


US_BankStadium Article | March 22, 2017
Lessons Learned: When Officials Don’t Set an Example

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

File this one under “an illustration of irony.” An arena official in charge of oversight was found to have skipped the line in order to get the...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 28, 2015
All-Around Sports in St. Cloud   

By: Marie Stenseth

It’s probably a safe bet that when you mention the state of Minnesota to people, the sport of ice hockey will, at some point, flash through their... More>>


Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports than you ever Imagined Case study | December 31, 2012
Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports Than You Ever Imagined   

By: Juli Anne Patty

You know the Mall of America, one of the world’s biggest malls and home of an indoor theme park. But did you also know that Bloomington, Minnesota,... More>>



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