Arkansas


CollegiateBassAnglers

ACA and the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series Release the 2020 Majors Tournament Schedule

December 2, 2019

This is the 15th season for the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Fishing Series and this seasons features four major televised events. more >>


TheBassFed

High School Bass Fishing Competition Dates, Hosts Named

November 22, 2019

The following dates and locations have been released for high school level bass fishing competitions. more >>


SDM_2019

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

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


ATAFCO

Collegiate Anglers Ready to Descend on Lake Dardanelle

October 25, 2019

The AFTCO Collegiate Bass Open is ready to descend on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Arkansas. more >>


AFTCOBassOpen

AFTCO Open Coming to Lake Dardanelle

October 24, 2019

The American Fishing Tackle Company Collegiate Bass Open is one of the longest tenured events on the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. 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 >>


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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 >>


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 >>


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Articles

blank Article | August 31, 2012
Softball: Playing the Numbers

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S.—some estimates are that 40 million Americans will play at least one softball game during a...   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2012
Southeast: Southern Hospitality

By: Peter Francesconi

The Southeastern U.S. is one of the most populous, and fastest growing, areas of the country. Its economy has seen a large expansion in recent...   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 | March 31, 2012
Profiles in Leadership - Behind-the-Scenes

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Although it is used in a variety of contexts, the word 'team' is primarily associated with the sports world. Certainly, there are many non-team-based...   More>>


College Facilities: Consider Going Back to School Article | June 24, 2011
College Facilities: Consider Going Back to School

By: Amy Henderson

College sports are huge and so are some of the stadiums and arenas. Sports on college campuses have grown exponentially over the past three decades....   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>>


blank Article | February 28, 2009
The World's First Sport: Track & Field

By: Juli Anne Patty

Track and field or "athletics" - from the Greek word "athlos" meaning contest - is the world’s oldest physical competition, the original sporting...   More>>


The Southeastern Sports Destination Experience Article | June 30, 2008
The Southeastern Sports Destination Experience

By: Juli Anne Patty

Very few would argue that the Southeastern U.S. is not ripe with sports activities. From the almost year-round amenable climate to its vast array of...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

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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>>


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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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Conway, Arkansas - Sports Continue to Grow in the “City of Colleges”   

By: Peter Francesconi

Travel about 30 miles north of Little Rock, Ark., on I-40 and you’ll come to the city of Conway, one of the fastest growing areas in the state, and... More>>



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