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 >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite Coming to South Dakota

June 27, 2018

The Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Lake Oahe presented by Abu Garcia will be held June 29-July 2 at Pierre, S.D. more >>


WGD

Women's Golf Day Set to be Celebrated June 5

June 5, 2018

Special events are planned nationwide, including at retail stores. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Details of St. Lawrence Event

May 23, 2018

Bassmaster has announced specific details, including dates, sponsors and locations of upcoming Elite events around 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 >>


Sanford

Sioux Falls Closing In On Grand Opening of Sanford Sports Complex

June 16, 2013

Sioux Falls, S.D. is moving forward with the construction of several sports and recreational developments to turn Sioux Falls into a national... more >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates "One Year Out" with Company-wide Salute to Team USA

February 7, 2013

Newest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor counts down to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, featuring 15 U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and... 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

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>>


Outstanding Venues: Outstanding U.S. Sports Venues Share their “Wow” Factors Article | October 31, 2012
Outstanding U.S. Sports Venues Share their “Wow” Factors

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Sports event planners know it takes more than one “wow” factor to make them deem a sports venue “outstanding.” Truly outstanding sports...   More>>


Fancy Footing:  Equestrian and Rodeo Article | October 31, 2012
Fancy Footing: Equestrian and Rodeo

By: Jenny Wierschem

Demands for historic Greenwich Park, well-known site of the 2012 Olympic dressage, eventing and jumping competitions were intense: space to...   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 | October 31, 2011
The Midwest - Ready for Anything

By: Amy Henderson

Cheeseheads and Cornhuskers Nicknames in sports are commonplace, but the Midwest has some of the better known ones and shows this region's passion...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
America's National Pastime

By: Juli Anne Patty

In the almost two centuries since America's unofficial national sport was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., the United States of America has undergone...   More>>


Continuing Education: Back to School Article | October 31, 2010
Continuing Education: Back to School

By: Amy Henderson

What's the best way to stay on top of the proverbial game? There are several strategies that come to mind: Stay ahead of the trends. Keep your...   More>>


The Midwest: Ideal in all Four Seasons Article | October 31, 2010
The Midwest: Ideal in all Four Seasons

By: Amy Henderson

When making your way to the Midwestern United States, you should expect a lot more than just snow and ice.   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2009
Play the Winter Away

By: Juli Anne Patty

As November begins, Americans are facing the start of another winter. In some parts of the country, the frozen season can stretch on for six months...   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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