Missouri


FIFA

FIFA Concludes FIFA World Cup 2026™ Candidate Host City Workshops

July 15, 2020

The interactive online workshop gathered all 17 candidate host cities from the USA to discuss the process of the 2026 World Cup. more >>


FIFA

FIFA Hosting Virtual 2026 World Cup Candidate City Workshop Today

July 7, 2020

The FIFA World Cup 2026™ Candidate Host City Workshop will be held virtually on July 7 for all 17 U.S. bid cities. more >>


NJCAA

NJCAA Announces Award of Cross Country Championships

June 30, 2020

The NJCAA has awarded championship locations for upcoming cross country championships. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

BOA Ready to Welcome Back the Players

June 25, 2020

The Ballparks of America team is preparing to bring in the first wave of teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. more >>


CrappieUSA

Crappie USA Announces New and Improved 2020 Schedule

May 29, 2020

Crappie USA has been successful in rescheduling several events postponed due to the Coronavirus. more >>



BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson, MO Signs A New General Manager

June 29, 2020

Ballparks of America has a new manager and is ready to bring in the first wave of teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson Signs New General Manager

June 15, 2020

Following an ownership shift, Ballparks of America is preparing to bring in the teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. 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 >>


SpringfieldMo

Travel & Tourism Awards Presented in Springfield, Missouri

April 6, 2020

The Convention & Visitors Bureau recently presented its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards in Springfield. more >>


SFASFM

Ballparks of America Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Facility Operator

April 6, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>



Wrestling

Envision Your Event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

April 18, 2018

Want a destination that is versatile, easy to reach and fun? Meet the Missouri State Fairgrounds, a winning combination of location, flexible... more >>


Articles

XFL Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


LiveStream Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>


YouthSports_Smaller Article | May 12, 2020
Youth Baseball Makes Post-Lockdown Debut

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Play ball…carefully. That was the message in St. Louis over the weekend where a youth baseball game took place. And yes, social distancing was...   More>>


OnllineAuditions Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


WorldCup Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>


HSBass Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for...   More>>


blank Article | December 19, 2019
The Brave New World of Esports

By: Judy Leand

Although esports is digitally based, physical space is needed to house in-person events, prompting a growing number of destinations to build...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Independence, Missouri Case study | December 31, 2011
Independence, Missouri: Make History in Independence, Missouri   

By: Juli Anne Patty

History books have long taken note of Independence, Mo., but now a whole new era of historians is giving special attention to this city in the heart... More>>


Cape Girardeau, Missouri Case study | April 29, 2011
Cape Girardeau, MO: The City of Infinite Possibility   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Perched on the west bank of the Mississippi, Cape Girardeau is the largest city between St. Louis and Memphis. The city's fortuitous location has... More>>


Event Review: Rolla, Missouri Case study | February 28, 2011
Event Review: Rolla, Missouri   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Centrally located in the state of Missouri, with access to many major roadways, Rolla is the easiest community to access no matter the location of... More>>



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