Missouri


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates

March 2, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing season. more >>


NCAAVolleyball

NCAA Announces Move of Three Spring Championships

February 4, 2021

NCAA has moved three spring championships to one location each: women's volleyball, bowling and women's ice hockey. more >>


BassProShops

Bass Pro And Johnny Morris Announce Amateur Fishing Tournament

February 3, 2021

Bass Pro Shops and founder Johnny Morris have announced a national amateur bass fishing tournament. more >>


NegroLeaguesMuseum

Negro Leagues' Monarchs to Take the Field Once Again

January 28, 2021

Negro Leagues Museum revealed the Kansas City T-Bones fto be known going forward as the “Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club.” more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Tour Kicks Off

January 27, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour has listed its schedule for 2021. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. 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 >>



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 | 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>>


USA_Racquetball Article | March 1, 2015
Inside Events: USA Racquetball

By: Bob Bodor

USA Racquetball is the national governing body of the sport, which plays out nationally and internationally, in all age groups and in all sectors....   More>>


Article | February 25, 2015
Land of the Ozarks: A New Sports Destination?

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Attracting youth baseball and softball is the goal, and two St. Louis-area sports radio hosts want to build a sports complex to do that.   More>>


blank Article | February 17, 2015
Pool Priorities

By: Michael Popke

Swimming and diving meets are big business, and there are a host of aquatics facilities ready to welcome events. What features does it take to host a...   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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