Louisiana


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 >>


BestDamnRace

Best Damn Race Announces Dates, Locations for 2020 Events

December 5, 2019

Best Damn Race announces their dates and locations for the 2020 season. 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 >>


US_Quidditch

U.S. Quidditch Announces Hosts of National, Regional Events

November 19, 2019

U.S. Quidditch has announced the locations for upcoming national and regional events. more >>


USA_Tri

Time to Tri Recruiting New Triathlon Participants Through Rock 'n' Roll Marathon for Second Consecutive Year

November 14, 2019

USA Triathlon and IRONMAN® are hosting informational sessions at Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® expos across the country. 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 >>


Zurich

Zurich Insurance extends sponsorship of Zurich Classic of New Orleans through 2026

June 18, 2018

Zurich Insurance is renewing its sponsorship of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans through 2026. more >>


Avaya

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Scores with Network Refresh From Avaya

January 3, 2017

The Avaya Network replaced aging network technology at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome that had been installed after Hurricane Katrina. more >>


Bassmaster

Toledo Bend Reservoir Leads Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes List

June 22, 2015

For the first time since the inaugural rankings in 2012, a southern fishery has claimed the title of best bass lake in the country. more >>


Biometrics

LSU Partners With i1 Biometrics to Measure Head Impact, Concussions

November 10, 2014

i1 Biometrics has partnered with Louisiana State University on an engineering and football research Beta program to measure head impact. more >>



Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


Articles

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>>


Skeeter Article | September 18, 2019
Mosquito-Borne Illness Forces Race Postponement: Should Event Owners Worry?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mosquitoes are hungry, and despite the season, they’re not craving pumpkin spice. In fact, they’re still causing big concerns for sports event...   More>>


HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


Ref Article | June 26, 2019
Louisiana Law Gives Jail Time for Yelling at Youth Sports Officials

By: Michael Popke

A brand-new Louisiana law makes harassing a ref on the scholastic or rec level a crime punishable by up to 90 days in jail. And the offender has to...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or...   More>>


Immigration Article | February 6, 2019
Immigrant Students Score Victory, Can Play on High School Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In a decision absolutely guaranteed to stir debate in the current political climate, immigrant students in Louisiana who lack governmentally-issued...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
The Rodeo Roundup

By: Michael Popke

Rodeo venues can be found all over the United States — even in places where you might not expect them, including places like Sedalia, Missouri,...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


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