Missouri


USA_Volleyball

Columbus, Kansas City to Host 2021 National Events for USA Volleyball

May 22, 2020

Columbus, Ohio, and Kansas City, Missouri will host national events in 2021, USA Volleyball has confirmed. more >>


KornFerryTour

Korn Ferry Tour announces new restart schedule and combined 2020-21 season

May 5, 2020

The Korn Ferry Tour announced additional modifications and details regarding the restart of the 2020 schedule and a fall calendar of events. more >>


NJCAA

NJCAA Awards Championships to Multiple Cities

May 4, 2020

The NJCAA awarded 25 locations the right to host upcoming NJCAA Championships for future years. more >>


CrappieUSA

Crappie USA Announces Rescheduled Tournaments

April 21, 2020

Crappie USA, the first and largest crappie tournament organization in the world, has announced new dates for some of its events. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Announces Schedule for 45th Anniversary

April 14, 2020

World TeamTennis noted its 2020 schedule ahead of its 45th season, with nine teams and 63 matches over 19 consecutive days from July 12-30. 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 >>


BallparksOfAmerica

A New Chapter Begins for Ballparks of America

February 13, 2020

In February, Ballparks of America began a new chapter with new owners. Here are all the details. more >>


Springfield

Springfield, Missouri, CVB Hires Content Coordinator

December 9, 2019

Madison Russell has joined the staff of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau as content coordinator. 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 | March 20, 2017
Golf Gets Its Groove Back

By: Juli Anne Patty

With new player initiatives and a lot of work on the park of industry leaders, golf is getting its groove back. Around the country, courses at every...   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to...   More>>


Midwest Article | November 17, 2016
Sports in America’s Heartland

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Midwest is America’s heartland, but there’s more to it than just wide-open space. There are plenty of communities offering venues both...   More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

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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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