Oklahoma


MLF_Big5

College Fishing Action Moves to Grove, Oklahoma

February 24, 2021

Anglers are heading for the Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance. more >>


FLW

REDCREST 2021 Moving to Alabama

February 18, 2021

Due to the winter storms, REDCREST 2021 presented by Old Wisconsin Sausage, the Bass Pro Tour Championship, moves to Alabama. more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces REDCREST 2021 Shift to Texas’ Lake Palestine

February 17, 2021

Major League Fishing announced that REDCREST 2021, the MLF Bass Pro Tour Championship, has been shifted to Lake Palestine in Flint, TX. more >>


Bassmaster

2021 Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens Trail Casts Off in March

February 16, 2021

B.A.S.S. officials have revealed the schedule for the 2021 Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens trail with a later start date than usual. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Releases Details on Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit presented by Bad Boy Mowers at Lake Okeechobee

February 8, 2021

The event will be presented on Feb. 11-14 in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the famed bass fishery. more >>



Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. 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 >>


OKC

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau Unveils New Brand Campaign for Oklahoma City: The Modern Frontier

April 13, 2020

The Modern Frontier is a citywide campaign and tagline that is a nod to OKC’s heritage and also looks ahead as the city defines its own future. more >>


Tulsa

Tulsa Hires Two Sports Industry Professionals

March 23, 2020

Tulsa Regional Tourism, a division of the Tulsa Regional Chamber, recently welcomed to its staff two nationally known sports professionals. 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 >>



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

blank Article | January 20, 2021
Basketball’s Full-Court Press

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball has always been one of the most popular sports for travel teams and rec play, with activity that spans all ages, both male and female. And...   More>>


IRONMAN Article | December 31, 2020
A Good Omen for 2021: Every IRONMAN Race is Sold Out

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

How tired are athletes of quarantine, home training and virtual events, and how much does the racing community want to get back in action? Enough to...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Horseplay: Multiple Disciplines Boost Equestrian Events’ Popularity

By: Judy Leand

For more than a century, American equestrian athletes have represented the U.S. in international competition, claiming medals in the Olympics, Pan...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Bucking Convention: Rodeo Has New Grounds for Growth

By: Judy Leand

With an American fan base exceeding 43 million people, ever-increasing media coverage (and prize purses), as well as a new focus on attracting...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Tennis Bounces Back

By: Peter Francesconi

When sports all but shut down this past spring, tennis bounced back faster than most, as players realized that the physical distancing inherent in...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


PBR Article | October 9, 2020
Inside Events: Professional Bull Riders

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Maybe the bulls were tougher than COVID. Professional Bull Riders (PBR) was the first sport to get back on television and continue having...   More>>


NCAA Article | August 25, 2020
If NCAA's Fall Championships Move to Spring, Will Original Host Cities Have Priority?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If COVID-19 has been the big monkeywrench in 2020, the NCAA is ready with the WD-40. The organization recently announced that it would work toward...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Ready to Rumble

By: Judy Leand

From wrestling and boxing to martial arts, combat sports are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. A bright spot is the niche sport of...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Cheer in the USA

By: Lauri Harris

The last year has brought a lot of changes to cheer and STUNT – most of them incredibly positive. From great statistics on athlete safety to...   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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