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SDMChampions2021

BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces Details of 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League

December 2, 2021

Major League Fishing announced schedule, rules, payouts and dates for the 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. more >>


Bassmaster

2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series Schedule Announced

November 23, 2021

The new schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


Warrior

Warrior Soccer Debuts Spook-Tacular Fall

October 19, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on a spook-tacular fall with events in October, November and December - and even beyond. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


PelicanBay

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Awarded as Family Favorite in Oklahoma City

November 29, 2021

Local magazine’s annual contest represents the go-to destinations and businesses, as voted by readers. more >>


Watchfire

Tulsa’s Holland Hall Selects Watchfire Signs For Upgraded Video Board

November 22, 2021

At Holland Hall in Tulsa, Okla., fans of the Dutch are seeing an all-new video scoreboard and sound system from Watchfire Signs. more >>


HCA_MidwestHealth

HCA Midwest Health Renews Partnership with Heartland Soccer

June 21, 2021

HCA Midwest Health and the Heartland Soccer Association recently renewed their partnership to benefit the premier soccer group. more >>


Watchfire

Watchfire Signs’ Video Board Selected For $34 Million Union Stadium Renovation

June 1, 2021

Union Public Schools in Tulsa renovated Union Stadium, including a fine arts building and a video display manufactured by Watchfire Signs. more >>



PerryOK

Perry, Oklahoma: Youth Baseball’s Home Base

January 27, 2021

What’s the very best way to design the very best youth baseball complex? Visit a host of venues. Take note of what works and what could be improved... more >>


EdmondCC

Play in Edmond, Oklahoma!

November 3, 2020

From tennis to fishing, from soccer to lacrosse, from rodeo to disc golf, Edmond, Oklahoma is the place to play. Lots of hotels and plenty of... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... 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 >>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   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
The Buck Starts Here

By: Judy Leand

Rodeo’s booming popularity is good news for destinations that have invested in large, multi-purpose venues offering open space, plenty of seating...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Horse Power

By: Judy Leand

Got horse sense? Whether you’re talking about hunter-jumpers or barrel racing and roping, it’s obvious that the USA has a special place in its...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
Fluid Dynamics

By: Judy Leand

Waterfronts across the U.S. are seeing plenty of action ranging from kayaking, rowing and dragon boat racing to waterskiing, triathlon, pro...   More>>


SnapSoccer Article | June 18, 2021
Inside Events: Snap Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Founded in 2010, Snap Soccer puts on tournaments, leagues and playdates for the U-9 to U-19 age group. Most tournaments are held in, and draw teams...   More>>


SocialMediaGolf Article | May 21, 2021
Uproar Over Cancellation of NCAA Golf Regional Leads to a Pop-Up Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When NCAA organization cancelled its women's golf regional in Baton Rouge over the course being wet, it led to pushback from both college golfers and...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Swinging for the Fences

By: Peter Francesconi

Baseball returns to the Olympics in 2021 but top of mind for travel sports professionals is its return to the diamonds of the U.S. This summer, it...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Back on Course

By: Judy Leand

While many sports were put on hold this past year, golf was one of the few that recorded a surge in participation and retail sales. It also...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 16, 2016
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>>


blank Case study | May 23, 2016
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>>


blank Case study | February 10, 2016
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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