Arkansas


HotSprings

Full Schedule of Tournaments for 2022 Already Being Booked For Hot Springs’ New Majestic Park Baseball Complex

January 20, 2022

A full schedule of 2022 baseball and softball tournaments is already booked for Hot Springs’ new five-field Majestic Park Baseball Complex. more >>


HotSprings

Hot Springs Ready to Host Youth Pitching Camp

January 18, 2022

Former Arkansas Razorbacks ace Kevin Kopps will conduct a free pitching camp for kids on Saturday, January 22, in Hot Springs. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces College, High School And Junior Schedules For 2022

December 22, 2021

The 2022 B.A.S.S. tournament schedule continues to take shape with the slates for its College, High School and Junior Series. more >>


Warrior

Warrior Soccer Tour Action Continues Through Winter

December 6, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on an exciting fall with events and December - and even beyond. more >>


BassProShops

2022 Sites Announced for Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series

December 6, 2021

2022 will mark the 17th season of college fishing’s longest-running collegiate bass fishing tournament trail. 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

Gymnast Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature...   More>>


Softball Article | January 14, 2022
Inside Events: Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Sunflower Summer Collegiate Softball League (SSL), a new opportunity for college athletes to hone and showcase their skills, takes the field in...   More>>


Conway Article | December 22, 2021
Conway Becomes First CVB to Sign College Students to NIL Agreements

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When the Conway, Arkansas Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced plans to sign student athletes from the University of Central Arkansas to...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Tennis Rallies Back

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis tournaments at all levels of the game continue to come back for players in every single age bracket. The growth that started in 2020 has...   More>>


Macon Article | June 25, 2021
Warm Weather, Fine Facilities and Superior Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region beckons with its agreeable year-round climate, rich history and idyllic natural beauty providing respite and rejuvenation. It...   More>>


Run Article | June 25, 2021
Run to Daylight

By: Michael Popke

One of the first events to emerge from the pandemic and provide a very welcome boost to cities, thanks to excellent research by event owners, has...   More>>


Marketing Article | June 25, 2021
Pandemic Plus Side? The Evolution of Sports Marketing

By: Ally Mills Dorrough, APR, TMP

The pandemic didn’t have many upsides but while in lockdown, organizations (both destinations and events) found time to fine-tune their marketing...   More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

DS_Conway Case study | May 1, 2017
Tournaments and… Toad Racing. Conway, Arkansas, Shows Its Versatility   

By: Juli Anne Patty

If you want to know what Conway, Arkansas, is all about, you can get a pretty good idea on the first full weekend of May. On that weekend, every... More>>


blank Case study | May 23, 2016
Conway, Arkansas - Open for Business: Conway's Facilities Welcome Youth Sports Tournaments   

By: Michael Popke

A city of 60,000 residents, Conway, Arkansas, prides itself on several publicly-owned sports facilities that cater to youth sports teams and... More>>


blank Case study | April 29, 2015
Small Town, Big Sports: Conway, Arkansas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Those who choose to base their sports events in Conway, Arkansas, enjoy a number of advantages, such as a small town atmosphere with big-town... More>>



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