South Dakota


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Confirms Four Events for Women's Varsity Triathlon Season

August 22, 2019

USA Triathlon has confirmed the four events that will be contested as part of the 2019 women’s varsity collegiate triathlon season. 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 >>


US_HL

USHL Announces Fall Youth Classic Tournaments for 2018

September 21, 2018

The USHL announced the full schedule and teams participating in the 2018 DICK'S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic Youth Tournaments. more >>


USBC

US Bowling Congress Offering Coaching Certification Conferences in 14 Locations Nationwide

August 3, 2018

The National Bronze Coaching Certification Weekend is Aug. 11-12, when USBC provides coaching certification in 14 cities across the U.S. more >>



NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


CatchDesMoines

Catch Des Moines awarded Best Student-Athlete Experience Event for NAIA 2018 Wrestling National Championships

September 17, 2018

The NAIA has announced the second year of the NAIA National Championship Host Excellence Awards. 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 >>


SiouxFalls

New VisitSiouxFalls.com Launches for Peak Tourism Season

May 18, 2015

The Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has launched a completely new website with upgrades and new technology. more >>


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USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>



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Watertown, South Dakota: Amazing Sports Facilities, Genuine Hospitality

July 11, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota, stands tall next to any small or medium sports destination. With more multi-purpose space, ball fields and holes of golf... more >>


Articles

blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


blank Article | November 9, 2018
Serve It Up!

By: Peter Francesconi

The sport of tennis has had some major investments in facilities recently. A few years ago, the U.S. Tennis Association opened its massive USTA...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


blank Article | March 28, 2018
Who's Who: A Go-To Guide for Finding the Right Partner for Your Sports Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The success of any sports event will be attributable to a combination of factors, but one of the most important – right up there having a great...   More>>


NCAA Article | March 21, 2018
How Controversial LGBT Laws Could Complicate Team Travel this March

By: Michael Popke

Can controversial legislation regarding LGBT rights complicate travel plans during tournament season? Teams and officials are hoping it won’t –...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Unpredictable Weather? Not a Problem

By: Michael Popke

Mother Nature can be temperamental, and that can wreak havoc with planning outdoor sports events, including those held over the winter months....   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Hoop Dreams

By: Peter Francesconi

As we edge ever closer to March Madness and its brackets, bets and berths, interest in basketball is outpacing that in every other sport. If you’re...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2017
Winter Wonderlands

By: Michael Popke

Think winter sports only occur in the high, windswept mountains? Chill out. While snowy peaks will always call to skiers and snowboarders, an array...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>


Sioux Falls, South Dakota Case study | August 31, 2012
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: “The Heart of America” Stays Ahead of the Sporting Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

The brand for Sioux Falls is “The Heart of America,” and based on the accolades this largest city in South Dakota has received in recent years,... More>>


blank Case study | October 31, 2011
This is Rapid City: Rapid City, South Dakota   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Domico Rodriguez, sports and events sales director for the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau, has a challenge for you: why plan just a... More>>



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