Missouri


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 >>


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 >>



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

Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for...   More>>


The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis

By: Dr. Arthur G. Ogden

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises...   More>>


Ice Rinks & Winter Sports: Hot Places for Winter Sports Action Article | December 31, 2012
Ice Rinks & Winter Sports: Hot Places for Winter Sports Action

By: Jenny Wierschem

The NHL was benched in the fall due to a lockout, but plenty of other skaters were getting ice time around the nation. And finding that ice time in...   More>>


Midwest:  Playing in the Heartland Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland

By: Peter Francesconi

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and...   More>>


Cheer and Dance:  Spirit Guides Article | October 31, 2012
Cheer and Dance: Spirit Guides

By: Peter Francesconi

Cheerleading has come a long way since the 'pep clubs' of more than a century ago, when all-male squads would stand on the sidelines and lead cheers...   More>>


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Softball: Playing the Numbers

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S.—some estimates are that 40 million Americans will play at least one softball game during a...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Education Degree Programs

By: Dr. Bonnie Tiell

Sport management curriculum has been offered in colleges since the mid-fifties when a class in Baseball Ticket Sales was offered by Walter O'Malley,...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Soccer: Kick It Into High Gear

By: Peter Francesconi

Every year, there are hundreds of soccer tournaments and events for youngsters and adults throughout the U.S. and Canada.   More>>


blank Article | February 29, 2012
Baseball: America’s Game, America’s Facilities

By: Juli Anne Patty

All over America this spring, coats are being tucked away and short sleeves are replacing sweaters. But for many Americans, the most important part...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2011
Emerging Sports Markets

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

As we ring in the new year, it’s a great time to expand horizons and explore new sports destinations. Some of the destinations presented here may...   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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