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SDMChampions2021

BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Outerbike

Outerbike Announces Triumphant Return

October 11, 2021

New events, as well as new locations, are planned for the year ahead, as well as in years to come. more >>


GrandmasMarathon

Grandma's Marathon Announces Details of Event

June 16, 2021

The 45th annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend is scheduled for June 17-19, 2021, with a number of health and safety considerations. more >>


GrandmasMarathon

Grandma's Marathon Ready to Run

June 15, 2021

The 45th annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend has received the green light from Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. more >>


NatlMastersRacquetball

St. Louis to Host NMRA Tournament 2021

April 27, 2021

The National Masters Racquetball Association hosts a tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 5 through 8, 2021. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


CollegeGridiron

College Gridiron Showcase Announces New Partnership

October 25, 2021

College Gridiron Showcase (CGS) is proud to announce its partnership with the University of Minnesota-based Dexalytics. 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 >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


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Articles

Article | May 30, 2018
Slam Dunk: 2019 Final Four Expected to Generate Economic Impact of $142M

By: Michael Popke

The city of Minneapolis is expecting another tourism windfall next year with the 2019 NCAA Men’s Final Four, which is coming to U.S. Bank Stadium...   More>>


Article | May 16, 2018
Golf Courses Delay Openings After Extended Winter Weather

By: Michael Popke

Old Man Winter’s refusal to go quietly has forced the delayed opening of golf courses in several states and Canadian provinces. From New York to...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Making a Big Splash

By: Michael Popke

Americans hauled a lot of medals out of the pool in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but USA Swimming isn’t sitting around and waiting for the next Games...   More>>


Article | February 21, 2018
Minnesota Ice Fishing Tourism on Solid Ground, Despite Tournament Cheating Allegations

By: Michael Popke

Many ice fishing tournaments have been big winners this year, thanks to cold weather. But unfortunately, controversy has cropped up, resulting in...   More>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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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