Minnesota


Troon

Austin Country Club Announces New Information on Course Offerings

November 11, 2020

Austin Country Club in Austin, Minnesota, has released new details on its club offerings. more >>


MNRokkr

ESPN and Minnesota Røkkr Launch All-Women Call of Duty Tournament

October 20, 2020

The Call of Duty League’s Minnesota Røkkr, ESPN Esports and eFuse will host an all-female Call of Duty: Warzone competition. more >>


MLF

General Tire World Championship Set to Premiere Saturday

October 9, 2020

The Major League Fishing 2020 General Tire World Championship premieres this Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 a.m. EDT on Discovery. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional Scheduled For Lake Vermilion

August 24, 2020

The B.A.S.S. Nation resumes on Aug. 26-28, with its TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional on Minnesota’s Lake Vermilion. more >>


MEdtronicMarathon

39th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend to be Held Virtually

August 24, 2020

The Twin Cities In Motion will conduct the 39th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend and its other remaining 2020 events virtually. 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 >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. 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 >>


Minneapolis

Tourism and Hospitality Industry Success Highlighted at Meet Minneapolis Annual Meeting

April 6, 2020

Meet Minneapolis noted successes in 2019 and presented an insider’s look at the future of meetings, events and tourism in Minneapolis more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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Articles

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>>


Article | November 4, 2015
St. Paul to be Home to New Soccer Team, Stadium

By: Sports Destination Management Team

St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named one of the latest recipients of an MLS team; however, at the same time, it has now been named the new home of a...   More>>


Article | October 7, 2015
Marathon Organizers and Black Lives Matter Protestors Compromise on Peaceful Demonstration

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

At the end of the day, the most essential concern of Sunday’s Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – the one that was most on the minds of runners –...   More>>


MTC Article | October 1, 2015
Threat of Marathon Protest Puts Sports Business Community on Notice

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The protest that is planned to disrupt the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minneapolis this weekend has drawn the attention of more than...   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>>


Article | August 26, 2015
Potential of Immigrant Advancement Plays into Minneapolis’ MLS Decision

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While pro soccer soccer still has a long way to go in winning American fans to the same level as the rest of the globe, immigration is bringing more...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Article | May 6, 2015
More than a Fantasy: Vikings are Virtual Geniuses

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When it comes to fantasy sports, event owners have two choices: ignore them or figure out how to profit from them. The Minnesota Vikings took Option...   More>>


blank Article | January 6, 2015
Going ‘Extreme’ With Skateboarding and BMX Events

By: Michael Popke

Once labeled extreme and edgy, skateboard and BMX are moving into the mainstream as cities increasingly offer facilities to challenge and excite...   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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