Oklahoma


MajorLeagueFishing

Roster Set for Major League Fishing’s REDCREST 2022 in Tulsa

January 11, 2022

Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees is to Host 41 Anglers Competing for Top Prize of $300,000,with Expo to Be Held at Tulsa’s Expo Square more >>


MLF

Major League Fishing Announces 2022 Bass Pro Tour Schedule

December 29, 2021

The 2022 Bass Pro Tour season will run from early February to September. more >>


REDCREST

Anglers Looking Forward to REDCREST 2022 Competition

December 28, 2021

Once the sun set on the last event of the 2021 Bass Pro Tour, 41 anglers looked toward competing for the REDCREST 2022 trophy. more >>


Bassmaster

Destinations Announced for 2022 Bassmaster Kayak Series

December 21, 2021

The 2022 Bassmaster Kayak Series starts in February and it hits some great fisheries. more >>


MLF

REDCREST 2022: Looking Ahead

December 20, 2021

Edwin Evers of the Bass Pro Tour has a few things to say about this event, coming up in March 2022 in Oklahoma. more >>



OKC

Wisniewski selected for sports VP post at OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau

December 6, 2021

The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced that Adam Wisniewski is the new Vice President of Sports Development. 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 >>


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 >>


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 >>



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 | 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>>


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>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
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>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
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>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
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>>


blank Article | September 13, 2018
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>>


blank Article | November 20, 2017
The Heartland, Home of Wide-Open Spaces and Smiling Faces

By: Michael Popke

When the Nebraska Golf Association considered hosting a tournament last summer in Kearney — a city in the direct path of the 2017 total solar...   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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