Missouri


USA_Gymnastics

U.S. Gymnastics National Championships Start Today in Kansas City, MO

August 8, 2019

The 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships will be held starting today at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. more >>


USA_Gym

U.S. Gymnastics Championships Announces Details of KC Event

June 12, 2019

The four-day championships features the country’s best gymnasts vying for national titles and national team berths. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

St. Louis Chosen To Host the 2021 Midwest Regional Championships

May 7, 2019

US Youth Soccer has awarded the 2021 US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships to St. Louis, Missouri. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

St. Louis to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials

May 2, 2019

USA Gymnastics and the USOC have awarded the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics (both men's and women's) to St. Louis, Missouri. 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 >>


KCM

2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Headed to Kansas City

March 15, 2019

In 2019, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships return to Kansas City, Missouri. for the first time since 1987. more >>


Pickleball

LEVEL UP Pickleball Camps Announce Nationwide Schedule of Events

January 8, 2019

LEVEL UP Pickleball Camp is being presented nationwide in 2019. more >>


UnitedSoccerCoaches

United Soccer Coaches Sets Locations for Meetings

January 3, 2019

The next iteration of the convention is to be held Jan. 9-13, 2019 at McCormick Place West Building in Chicago, Illinois. more >>



Heartland

Mark Alford Realty Group Named as Preferred Realtor of Heartland Soccer

May 29, 2018

Heartland Soccer is excited to have The Mark Alford Group as the Preferred Realtor of Heartland Soccer. 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 >>


ActionFloors

Action Floor Systems Provides 57,600 Square Feet of Flooring to Nationally Renowned Project

January 15, 2018

Action Floor Systems®, manufacturer of sports flooring systems, congratulates Cape Girardeau SportsPlex on winning a top ASBA award. more >>


TripleCrown

Triple Crown Sports Announces CEO Shift from David King to Keri King

November 20, 2017

Triple Crown Sports announced the official shift of CEO duties from founder David King to his son, Keri King. 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 >>


Springfield

Springfield CVB Announces Staff Changes

December 19, 2016

Two staff changes were reported by the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau and Springfield Sports Commission. 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 >>


GreatPlains

Gateway Village Releases Naming Rights, Sponsorship Opportunities

December 5, 2016

Gateway Village Sports Complex announced that title Sponsorship rights are available through Great Plains Sponsorships. 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

blank Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball

By: Peter Francesconi

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best...   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2016
Peak Competition for Combat Sports

By: Juli Anne Patty

One of civilization’s oldest forms of competition, combat sports, come in a variety of forms. Martial arts, wrestling and boxing offer some general...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


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>>


blank Article | November 3, 2015
Tennis - Hitting a Winner

By: Peter Francesconi

Next year, the U.S. Tennis Association’s “National Campus” in Orlando, Florida, should be open for business, with 102 courts, making it...   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>>


blank Article | June 17, 2015
Hitting the Road - Marathons, Triathlons and Novelty Runs Co-Exist, Making Running a Truly Universal Activity

By: Michael Popke

The landscape of running and road sports continues to evolve, with a new trends (color runs, obstacle races, etc.) gaining a foothold.   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 18, 2015
Approval for Convention Center Hotel to Broaden KC’s Hosting Horizons

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Kansas City, Missouri, recently voted “Best City for Sports-Crazed Fans," needs some help if it’s going to live up to its reputation. The city is...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | January 7, 2015
The Metropolis of Sports: Kansas City, Missouri   

By: Juli Anne Patty

For more than a hundred years, Kansas City, Missouri, has been known as the City of Fountains, and it is widely known for serving up some of the... More>>


blank Case study | November 13, 2013
Rolla, Missouri: Small Town Charm, Big-Time Sports   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When a team is ‘on the bubble, it’s on the verge of taking the next big step. Rolla, Missouri, is on the bubble as well. More>>


Independence, Missouri: An American Original Case study | October 31, 2012
Independence, Missouri: An American Original   

By: Peter Francesconi

Independence, Missouri, is a place where history continues to come alive. As the hometown of Harry Truman, it is one of only a handful of cities with... More>>



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