Oklahoma


NAIA

Women’s Golf Upcoming Championship Sites Announced

January 31, 2020

NAIA announced its women’s golf national championships through 2024: Ann Arbor, Oklahoma City and Quad Cities will host beginning in 2021. more >>


OKC

Maps 4 Brings Major Sports Venue Improvements to OKC

December 17, 2019

For the fourth time in its history, Oklahoma City residents have voted to tax themselves to fund improvements, including sports venues. 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 >>



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 >>


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 >>



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 >>


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

blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Golf’s Forward March

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Propelled by efforts to bring youth into the game, golf is growing. What serves it best? Venues nationwide that are not only open to hosting youth...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Courting the Game

By: Tracey Schelmetic

March Madness is around the corner, high school basketball is peaking and with the 3-on-3 game making headway on the global stage, the sport is...   More>>


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>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
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>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
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>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
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>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
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>>


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>>


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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