Arkansas


KingKat

2021 King Kat Tournament Announces Destinations

June 16, 2021

The 2021 King Kat Tournament Trail has cast off for the season. Here is a list of events. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Underway for 2021 Season

June 10, 2021

The 2021 King Kat Tournament Trail has cast off for the season. Organizers have listed a complete schedule. more >>


ATRA

Running-Related Events on Tap for Summer, Fall

May 13, 2021

The following running-related events are on the calendar for summer and into fall. more >>


RideawayExperience

Off Road Cycling Events Starting This Week

April 28, 2021

The Rideaway Experience, a brand new off-road cycling camp series produced by Life Time, will be offered in three cycling destinations. more >>


CollegiateBassAnglers

Details Released on 2021 Collegiate Bass Open

March 12, 2021

AFTCO will also remain the title sponsor of the Collegiate Bass Open to be held on Lake Dardanelle in October 2021. more >>



MoValley

MVC Announces Contract Extension to Keep Hoops in the Heartland in the Quad Cities

June 7, 2021

The Missouri Valley Conference announced an extension of its partnership with Visit Quad Cities and the TaxSlayer Center through 2024. 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 >>


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 >>


Bentonville

Visit Bentonville Announces New Sports Sales Manager

December 11, 2019

Chad Musteen, a University of Arkansas graduate and former college baseball player, has joined the Bentonville team as Sports Sales Manager. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | May 12, 2021
Track Is Back

By: Michael Popke

One of the most popular sports in the world, and one of the oldest and most revered, track and field is set to be contested in Tokyo this summer. But...   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Trail Running Looks Down the Road

By: Nancy Hobbs

People have been getting outdoors to use and enjoy the trails as a result of the pandemic. It is the hope of the American Trail Running Association...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
The Big Dig: Volleyball Continues its Spike

By: Michael Popke

On hardwood, in the sand and on the grass, volleyball has continued its upward curve, resonating particularly with female players. The sport showed...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Tennis Bounces Back

By: Peter Francesconi

When sports all but shut down this past spring, tennis bounced back faster than most, as players realized that the physical distancing inherent in...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
When Will the Expos, Fan Fests and Skill Clinics Restart?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement of NCAA championship sites stretching from 2022 to 2026 was exactly the welcome shot of confidence and optimism the industry has...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Cycling Article | July 19, 2020
Cycle Tourism Creating Bursts of Economic Impact, Chance of Future Hosting

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Recreational cyclists, having explored their own neighborhoods, are expanding their horizons and seeking out other destinations for weekend visits in...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Teeming with Variety, Ready for Teams

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region is a sports mecca, with teams and fans alike drawn to its year-round sunshine and mild winters. Proximity to both sandy...   More>>


Article | May 26, 2020
High School Sports Ready to Take the Field…in Stages

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With many states starting the reopening process, high school sports may be on the way back as well, at least in certain areas. In some cases, that...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 1, 2020
Top Sports Venues Highlight the City of Colleges   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, Conway, Arkansas has a lot to offer. From youth leagues to college athletics to adult tournaments, this city of 66,000 has... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>



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