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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 >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Announces Major Events for 2020

December 10, 2019

B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2020 Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens schedule with a variety of destinations represented. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Announces 2020 Opens Schedule

December 6, 2019

Next year’s tournament schedule is gearing up, as B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2020 Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens schedule. 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 >>


USA_BMX

USA BMX Planning Groundbreaking on New Facility

November 12, 2019

USA BMX announces the groundbreaking ceremony to signify the construction of the new USA BMX Corporate Headquarters in Tulsa, OK. 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 >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


OKC

Oklahoma Tennis Center Honored by USTA

August 1, 2016

The Oklahoma Tennis Center in Oklahoma City is one of 12 winners in the 35th annual USTA Facility Awards program. more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New Vice President of Sales

November 11, 2013

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) recently announced Dennis Johnston as the new vice president of sales. 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 >>



OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


Overhead

Perry, Oklahoma: A Baseball Oasis on the Central Plains

February 1, 2019

Sports are an important part of the fabric of communities and Perry, Oklahoma, fits tournaments into that fabric seamlessly and perfectly. With... more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... more >>


Articles

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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>>


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In the Heartland, Ready to Host

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Midwest has long been favored by residents and tourists alike for its diverse geography, affordability and friendly residents. America’s...   More>>


FluShots Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


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New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


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Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   More>>


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Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>


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Ready to Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better...   More>>


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The Changing Landscape of Golf

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age...   More>>


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The Heart of Sports in America: Accessible, Accommodating, Affordable

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports in the U.S., the Midwest has a lot to offer. The area is easily accessible to most of the country. Its sports facilities,...   More>>


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Outstanding Facilities: No Matter Where it Plays Out, the Venues are in Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No matter what they’re looking for – diamonds, courts, rinks, fields, tracks, trails or anything else – all planners have one thing in common:...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Capital Improvements Make Oklahoma’s Capitol City a Major Midwest Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Oklahoma City is a capital destination for sports and as such, it has made some capital improvements to increase its already excellent athletic... More>>


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Edmond, Oklahoma - Lazy E Arena Keeps Busy Hosting Premier Youth Rodeo   

By: Michael Popke

The world’s largest indoor rodeo facility, the Lazy E Arena, is less than 10 miles from Edmond, Oklahoma. That alone would have been reason enough... More>>


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Oklahoma City: America’s Newly Crowned Softball Capital   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, made itself into the go-to for water sports, including rowing, but thanks to a 20-year contract extension signed by the... More>>



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