Arkansas


MLF

Bad Weather Postpones Two MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Events Scheduled for Saturday

February 11, 2021

MLF announced that two Phoenix Bass Fishing League events scheduled for Saturday have been postponed due to inclement weather. more >>


AFTCO

AFTCO Releases Information on Collegiate Bass Open

February 11, 2021

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


FayetteCross

Fayetteville, Arkansas, to host 2021 UCI World Cup

February 4, 2021

Fayetteville will host a cyclocross World Cup as part of the 2021-2022 cyclocross World Cup schedule. 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 >>


AFTCOBassOpen

Details Emerge About 2021 Collegiate Bass Open

January 15, 2021

The event will be held in October on Arkansas' renowned bass fishery, Lake Dardanelle. 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 >>


Visit_Bentonville

Visit Bentonville Hires Charpentier as New Sports Manager

March 21, 2016

Visit Bentonville, the city’s advertising and promotion commission, hired Luke Charpentier as the new sports sales manager. more >>


USOC  Logo

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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Articles

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>>


Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Courting the Game

By: Tracey Schelmetic

March Madness is around the corner, high school basketball is peaking and with the 3-on-3 game making headway on the global stage, the sport is...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   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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