Selma to Montgomery Relay Announced March 23, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala., January 10, 2019 – Selma to Montgomery is among the most historic stretches of highway in the United States and site of a significant chapter in Civil Rights history. Now, the Walk Jog Run Club is hosting the 2019 Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay on March 23, 2019 to commemorate the 1965 march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Robert Murdock Begins Work as President of CT Convention & Sports Bureau AND New England Society of Convention & Visitors Bureaus

Robert Murdock Begins Work as President of CT Convention & Sports Bureau AND New England Society of Convention & Visitors Bureaus

Spartan Race US National Series Kicks Off in February

Jan. 3, 2018 - Over 5,000 athletes from across the United States will travel to compete in the Spartan Super Race at Meadow Wood Equestrian Center in Snohomish County as part of the U.S. Championship Series.

USA Powerlifting Team Phoinix Holiday Classic Coming to Walt Price Fitness Center December 15-16, 2018

Dec. 6, 2018 – Team Phoinix, a USA Powerlifting team from Lake Stevens, is hosting their annual USA Powerlifting Team Phoinix Holiday Classic, December 15-16, 2018 at the Walt Price Fitness Center at Everett Community College. Over 160 lifters from across Washington State will be competing to qualify for one of the 2019 USA Powerlifting National Championships.

PGA of America Relocating Headquarters to Frisco, Texas

Dec. 4, 2018 - The PGA of America is moving its headquarters from Palm Beach County, Fla., to Frisco, Texas, where it will have a 600-acre, mixed-use development with an initial investment of more than half a billion dollars.

Honours Golf Hosts Annual Charity Classic Nov. 15 at Craft Farms Golf Resort

Nov. 8, 2018 - Craft Farms Golf Resort, Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club and Rock Creek Golf Club have joined together to host the Annual Honours Golf Charity Classic sponsored by Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s. The tournament will be on November 15, 2018, at Craft Farms Golf Resort.

Mobile Sports Authority Announces Upcoming Sports Events

Nov. 8, 2018 - The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) recently completed another successful year by hosting 29 sports events and generating an estimated $22.5 million for the Mobile area economy.

US Olympic Committee Wants to Revoke USA Gymnastics National Governing Body Status

Nov. 6, 2018 - The US Olympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland has offered USA Gymnastics the option of giving up its status as the national governing body of the sport.

USA Skateboarding’s Neal Hendrix Suspended Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Oct. 24, 2018 - Neal Hendrix, an executive member of USA Skateboarding (USAS), is under an interim suspension since October 19 while an investigation in allegations of sexual assault.

Wilmington and Beaches Now Open Following Hurricane Florence

October 3, 2018 - Life is returning to normal in Wilmington, N.C. and surrounding areas after Hurricane Florence dumped more than 23 inches of rain on Wilmington, N.C., September causing flooding, power outages and property damage, but Kim Hufham, president and CEO of Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau said hotels, businesses and facilities are open for business.

There's Still Time to Reach the Beach for Annual Bike Ride

September 29, 2018 - LACEY, Wash. – Beautiful views and paved pathways are awaiting a group of passionate bike riders on Saturday, Sept. 29 for the second-annual “Reach the Beach” Washington.

2018 U.S. Sailing Team Racing Championship Features Three Days of Racing

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Fans can watch the action in real-time Sept. 29-30 from Cleveland, Ohio at the for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy. US Sailing’s Facebook Live coverage will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30.

U.S. Olympic Committee announces 87-member 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Team

Hurricane Florence Cleanup Continues

Officials continue to assess the impact of Hurricane Florence and cleanup efforts are underway.

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Hires J.D. Wood as General Manager

August 23, 2018 - Panama City Beach Sports Complex spearheaded by Visit Panama City Beach and Sports Facilities Management (SFM), has hired J.D. Wood as general manager of one of the newest, premium sports tourism complexes in the country.

Electric Football Game Celebrates 70th Anniversary

July 22, 2018 - Tudor Games, makers of the Electric Football game, announced the 70th anniversary celebration of the Electric Football game, which was created in post-war Brooklyn, New York as a plug-in vibrating board game. Since that time, more than 40 million Electric Football games have been sold.

Cincinnati Area Hosts the World for International Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

July 19, 2018 - The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF’s) 2018 World Ultimate Cup Championships (WUCC) are being held in the cities of Mason and Lebanon in Warren County, Ohio, through July 21, bringing more than 3,000 athletes from 128 teams representing 36 countries.

Triangle Volleyball Club Named 2018 S.T.R.I.V.E. Organization of the Year

July 18, 2018 - The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced that the Triangle Volleyball Club in North Carolina has been named the 2018 S.T.R.I.V.E. (Sports Teach Respect, Initiative, Values and Excellence) Organization of the Year for its “kids first” approach to safety.

USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Elite Set to Compete Saturday, June 23

June 21, 2018 - More than 200 youth and junior elite triathletes will compete at Lake Tye Park in the City of Monroe on Saturday, June 23, 2018, to qualify for the 2018 USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Elite Nationals.

Panama City Beach Sports Park and Stadium Complex Breaks Ground

June 15, 2018 - Today the official groundbreaking took place of the $37 million Panama City Beach Sports Complex, which is slated to open its first phase in May 2019.

United Bid Selected to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

June 13, 2018 - The United Bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States were selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup by the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow.

Strongest Youth Athletes in America Compete in USA Weightlifting 2018 National Youth Championships in Grand Rapids

June 7, 2018 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Almost 700 of the strongest weightlifting athletes in America will compete in Grand Rapids June 14-17 for a gold, silver or bronze medal, lifting the equivalent weight of a set of bunkbeds. The athletes are all 17 years and younger, with the youngest competitor at eight years old.

Inaugural Crossing the Frontier Race Honors Veterans June 2

May 17, 2018 - The Erie Sports Commission announced the Crossing the Frontier 5K/10K will be held for the first time on Saturday, June 2, starting and finishing in Frontier Park. Two races will be offered – a 5K run/walk and a 10K run, each with an opportunity to participate virtually.

NAIA Accepting Bids for National Football Championship

May 15, 2018 - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is now accepting bids from potential hosts to bring one of the premier events in the Association – the NAIA Football National Championship – to a destination. The NAIA is seeking a host for the 2019 and 2020 Football National Championships.

Elias Cup Establishes Maine As Must Stop on the PBA Tour

May 14, 2018 - Portland-based Bayside Bowl was once again filled with raucous fans and professional bowlers for a weekend of competition and celebration. In its fourth year at Bayside, the annual tournament in Maine, which was again televised nationally on ESPN, is a PBA Tour stop like no other.


May 11, 2018 - WHO/WHAT: USA Judo will host its 2018 Senior National Championships May 12-13 in Round Rock.

Grand Rapids (Mich.) Hosts 2018 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse National Invitational May 9-12

May 8, 2018 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– With Michigan as a hotbed for the single fastest-growing U.S. sport of lacrosse, Grand Rapids is an ideal home for the 2018 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse National Invitational May 9-12, hosted at Aquinas College in the first of a two-year bid.

Torres Named Little League West Region Assistant Director

May 1, 2018 - Little League® International is excited to announce that Aaron Torres has officially been named the new West Region Assistant Director, joining West Region Director April Meehleder and Assistant Director Brian Pickering at the West Region Headquarters in San Bernardino, Calif.

Sports Anaheim Debuts Inaugural 10-Mile Run Nov. 10-11

April 30, 2018 - Sports Anaheim, the sports development organization for the city of Anaheim, today announces its inaugural Heroes 10-mile run and family-friendly fitness events taking place over Veterans Day weekend to celebrate everyday heroes.

Selkirk Sport Pledges $50,000 in Incentives at 2018 US Open Pickleball Championships

April 19, 2018 - HAYDEN, Idaho – As part of professional pickleball’s first-ever Player Incentive Pool Program, Selkirk Sport, the leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand, today announced that $50,000 will be up for grabs to Team Selkirk members at the upcoming US Open Pickleball Championships, April 21-29, at East Naples Community Park in Naples, Florida.

The Spartan Stadium Series Sprint Heads to Toyota Park

April 14, 2018 - Lansing, Il : The Village of Bridgeview will hold the first Chicago area Spartan Stadium Series Sprint at Toyota Park on Saturday, Oct. 20, according to the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. Two “waves” of activity, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, occur during the event. No matter if you’re an elite athlete looking for explosive competition, or a first-time racer looking to break into the world of Spartan racing, the Spartan Stadium Series is a unique opportunity to run in some of the most iconic sports stadiums in the world

A.D. STARR Will Provide Baseballs, Softballs at Regional and World Series Little League Events

April 14, 2018 - PITTSBURGH, Pa. : DICK’S Sporting Goods and DICK’S Team Sports HQ today announced its bulk baseball and softball equipment business A.D. STARR has been named the Official Ball Supplier of the Little League® World Series. The deal goes into effect during the 2018 season. The Little League-licensed A.D. STARR baseballs and softballs are available now for regular season and tournament use, through the A.D. STARR website or catalog. The Little League World Series Official Ball will be available through A.D. STARR beginning in late spring 2018.

New FAST USA Facility Benefits All Bay Area Sailors

April 14, 2018 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA : FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, has opened at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC). FAST USA combines the resources of a three-way partnership between TISC, the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, and US Sailing, the sport’s national governing body. The partnership will enhance the community-based activities of TISC and create a flagship training base for the US Sailing Team of unprecedented scope and technological sophistication.

Bob Beattie - Founder of U.S. Ski Team Dies at 85

April 14, 2018 - Bob Beattie, 85, the founding coach of the U.S. Ski Team and one of the originators of the Alpine Ski World Cup, died April 1, 2018 with his family in Fruita, Colorado. Beattie was a commentator for ABC Sports and ESPN, working at ABC during four Olympic Winter Games.

2018 GeoWoodstock Giga Event Scheduled for May 26 at Coney Island Amusement Park

April 16, 2018 - The 2018 GeoWoodstock Giga Event heads to Cincinnati and Clermont County, Ohio for the 2018 Memorial Day weekend for the first Giga Event in the United States.

Fourth Annual USA Ultimate Beach Championships Return to Virginia Beach May 19-20

April 16, 2018 - The fourth annual USA Ultimate Beach Championships will be held in Virginia Beach, Va., May 19-20, according to USA Ultimate.

Neben and Stephens to lead Team USA at Pan American Road Cycling Championships

April 11, 2018 - Amber Neben (Lake Forest, Calif.) and Lauren Stephens (Dallas) will represent Team USA at the 2018 Pan American Road Cycling Championships next month, USA Cycling announced today.

New FAST USA Facility Benefits All Bay Area Sailors

April 10, 2018 - FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, has opened at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC). FAST USA combines the resources of a three-way partnership between TISC, the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, and US Sailing, the sport’s national governing body.

Lake Erie National Cheer Championships Expects to See More than 1,500 Athletes Compete Saturday and Sunday

April 6, 2018 - ERIE, Pa. — Champion Cheer Central will host its annual Lake Erie National Cheer and Dance Championships at the Erie Insurance Arena Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.

Two Busy Sports Weekends at Foley Sports Tourism (FST)

April 6, 2018 - FOLEY, Ala. - Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) said two busy weekends are planned with sporting events to include soccer and volleyball action at Foley Sports Tourism and the Foley Event Center April 6-8 and April 14-15.

Southern Coast Cup Puts Foley on National Stage

April 5, 2018 - The 2018 Southern Coast Cup Presented by Adidas is taking place in Foley April 5-8, according to Foley Sports Tourism (FST).

Founder of U.S. Ski Team, Bob Beattie, Dies at 85

April 3, 2018 - Bob Beattie, 85, the founding coach of the U.S. Ski Team and one of the originators of the Aline Ski World Cup, died April 1, 2018 with his family in Fruita, Colorado.

Five National Championship Sporting Events Heading to Round Rock This Spring

April 3, 2018 - The Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced five national championship tournaments will be held in the Sports Capital of Texas for the first time in one year.

McGuffin, Christian Win Pickleball Tournament in California

April 2, 2018-Team Selkirk members, Ty McGuffin - the defending National Champion - and professional tennis player Kaitlyn Christian - who acted as Emma Stone's tennis double in the film “Battle of the Sexes” - both captured victories at The Lakes Spring Fling Pickleball Tournament at the Lakes Country Club in Palm Desert, CA.

Erie to Host Rhythm and Ride Weekend

March 29, 2018-The Erie Sports Commission announced the Lake Erie Cyclefest will add two new rides to its second annual event, as it partners with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival, creating a packaged Rhythm and Ride Weekend.

Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees Set for 2018

March 23, 2018 - From Opening Ceremony festivities to a variety of fun and games available to participants, each of the Little League Challenger Division Jamborees provide a unique experience for players, coaches, buddies, and volunteers, and we have the list of scheduled Little League Challenger Division Jamborees for 2018.

The Spartan Stadium Series Sprint is coming to Toyota Park

March 22, 2018 - The Village of Bridgeview will hold the first Chicago area Spartan Stadium Series Sprint at Toyota Park on Saturday, Oct. 20, according to the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Maine’s Sunday River to Host World Pro Ski Tour

March 20, 2018 - The World Pro Ski Tour will return to Sunday River in Newry, Maine, for the second year in a row for the final competition of the season in the Visit Maine Pro Ski Championship on March 30-31.

Destination Showcase: Raleigh, North Carolina

From PNC Arena and WakeMed Soccer Park to the Raleigh Convention Center and USA Baseball National Training Complex, the Raleigh, N.C., area has the ability to host a wide variety of sporting events.

Drone Racing League (DRL) Brings High Speed Drone Racing to Biosphere 2

March 15, 2018 - The Drone Racing League (DRL), the pro drone racing sport, announced that the third race of the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship season will be at the University of Arizona (UA) in Oracle, Arizona, at Biosphere 2, Saturday, March 24 at 6 p.m. (PST).

USA Wrestling, FloSports Announce Locations For Final X Events

March 14, 2018 - FloSports, an innovator in live digital sports and original content, and USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States, announced that Lincoln, Neb., has been selected as one of three cities to host a Final X event. The event will be hosted at the Bob Devaney Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, starting at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday, June 9.

IRONMAN Wisconsin Heads to Madison for September 9 Event

March 13, 2018 - IRONMAN and the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Madison Area Sports Commission have extended the contract to host IRONMAN Wisconsin in Madison through 2021. This year’s event takes place on September 9, 2018.

Panama City Beach Announces New Sports Complex

March 13, 2018 - The Bay County Commission approved a new $37 million sports complex on 210 acres on the east end of Panama City Beach in the Breakfast Point development.

ULTIMATE Soccer & Lacrosse Destinations & Venues

The results are in for SportsEvents Magazine’s list of the “ULTIMATE Soccer & Lacrosse Destinations & Venues” contest. With over 16,300 people reached and over 1,000 votes tallied, SportsEvents readers and Facebook fans picked their top soccer and lacrosse destinations and venues to be featured in SportsEvents Magazine.

Savannah Shamrocks St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament

The St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament in Savannah, Ga., March 10-11 will bring more than 75 teams from Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, New York, West Virginia and from Canada, England and Ireland to compete in this annual event in Daffin Park. The list of teams and home countries changes every year.

USA Weightlifting Expands Search to High School Students

Feb. 26, 2018 - USA Weightlifting is expanding its talent identification program by launching an online combine for high school students, according to USA Weightlifting.

ASA Pro/AM Archery Competition Returns to Foley This Week

Feb. 22, 2018 - Foley Sports Tourism (FST) will hold its biggest event of the year today through Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Graham Creek Nature Preserve with the McKenzie ASA Pro/Am hosted by Hoyt Archery. The event is expected to draw more than the almost 1,900 shooters who competed in Foley last year.

Young Named Vice President of NASC

Feb. 15, 2018 - Elizabeth Chaney Young, formerly the director of membership and marketing for the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), is named vice president of the organization.

2018 U.S. Olympic Team Fun Facts

Feb. 15, 2018 - The 2018 U.S. Olympic Committee shared some interesting team facts for this year’s winter games in PyeongChang.

USATF Masters Indoor Championships Announced by Maryland’s Sports Commission

Feb. 14, 2018 - The USA Track & Field (USATF) Masters Indoor Championships returns to Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Md., March 16-18.

USTA Mid-Atlantic Selects Prince William County as New Home of Tennis

Feb. 7, 2018 - The United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA MAS) announced it will move its headquarters to Prince William County, Va., and create a new home of Mid-Atlantic tennis in the community.

Professional Team Drone Racing Returns to Angel of the Winds Arena

Feb. 7, 2018 - The Pro Aerial League will be returning to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington on Saturday March 17, 2018 for the third race of its 2017-2018 inaugural season.

Mobile's Inaugural Gulf Coast Challenge Kicks Off September 22

Feb. 2, 2018 - The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) and officials with the Gulf Coast Challenge (GCC) announced the first football game between Alabama A&M University Bulldogs and the Southern University Jaguars will be held September 22, 2018 in Mobile’s Ladd-Peebles Stadium

Foley Sports Tourism Taps Don Dukemineer as Deputy Director of Sports Tourism

Jan. 31, 2018 - Foley Sports Tourism (FST) announced the hiring of industry veteran Don Dukemineer as Deputy Director of Sports Tourism.

West Michigan Sports Commission Celebrated 10 Years of Sports Tourism in 2017

Jan. 31, 2018 - The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) closed its strongest year yet in sports tourism in 2017, hosting 76 youth and amateur sporting events that attracted 202,000 athletes and visitors and generated $61.1 million in direct visitor spending – its highest year ever in economic impact.

USGA Selects Shoal Creek for U.S. Women’s Open Championship

Jan. 30, 2018 - The United States Golf Association (USGA) has selected Shoal Creek near Birmingham, Ala., as the site of the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open Championship scheduled May 31-June 3.

Ilana Edell Joins National Association of Sports Commissions

Jan. 29, 2018 - The National Association of Sports Commissions announces the appointment of Ilana Edell as director of business development.

Fort Wayne’s Indoor Arena Attracts National Softball Association for Winter Play

Jan. 28, 2018 - Fort Wayne’s The Plex South is home to the largest indoor baseball and softball fields in northeastern Indiana, according to the facility. As an indoor facility, The Plex South is attracting events such as the National Softball Association (NSA) World Series Qualifiers and other events sanctioned by NSA.

Team USA’s Olympic Medal Stand Uniform Is Not Just For Medalists

Jan. 26, 2018 - With two weeks to go until the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, it's good to know that Team USA athletes who receive medals will be wearing official Nike podium gear that is both stylish and warm.

Detroit set to host 2018 Junior National Curling Championships

Jan. 26, 2018 - The top 20 teams under age 21 will head to the Detroit Curling Club for the 2018 USA Curling Junior National Championships Jan. 27-Feb. 3.

Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced Up to 175 Years for Abusing Female Gymnasts

Jan. 25, 2018- Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics, was sentenced to up to 40-175 years in prison for abusing young female gymnasts.

2019 National Junior Weightlifting Championships Heads to Chicagoland

Jan. 24-USA Weightlifting will return to Chicago’s western suburb of Lombard in DuPage County for the 2019 National Junior Championship, Feb. 14-17.

First Geocaching Giga Event in U.S. Will be held in Cincinnati

January 19, 2018 - In collaboration with AFK Geocaching, the Clermont County (Ohio) Convention and Visitors Bureau announces that the 2018 Geowoodstock has officially been marked a Giga Event.

Foley Sports Tourism Releases 2018 Calendar

Jan. 16, 2018 - Foley Sports Tourism is excited for all that 2018 has to offer. This will be the first full year both the 16 sports fields and 90,000-square-foot event center will be in use.

USA Judo Youth National Championships Return to York County in 2018

Jan. 10, 2018 - York County was selected to host the 2018 USA Judo Youth National Championships for the second time in a decade, according to Laura Gurreri, director of sales for the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau (YCCVB).

2018 Nautique Wake Series Events Announced

Jan. 8, 2018 - The World Wake Association (WWA) and Nautique Boat Company announced the 2018 Nautique Wake Series that includes five of the world’s most prestigious WWA Wakeboard World Series (WBWS) events.

Lambert Joins Snohomish County Sports Commission

Dec. 28, 2017 SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Quinn Lambert recently joined the sales team of the Snohomish County Sports Commission as the new sports sales manager.

Madison Area Sports Commission Lands Major Quidditch Championship

Dec. 20, 2017 - Major League Quidditch (MLQ) has chosen Middleton, Wisc., in the Greater Madison, Wisc., area as the site of the 2018 MLQ championship.

Multi-Million Dollar Renovations at New ERIEBANK Sports Park Underway

Dec. 20, 2017 - Greater Regional Erie Athletic Team Training (G.R.E.A.T.T.) and ERIEBANK announced the purchase of Erie, Pennsylvania’s Family First Sports Park. Renovations on the multi-use athletic complex will be renamed ERIEBANK Sports Park.

Hoover Met Complex Selected to Host East Coast Pro Showcase

Dec. 14, 2017 - HOOVER, Ala. — The East Coast Pro Showcase signed a three-year contract with Hoover, Ala., to move the event to the Hoover Metropolitan Complex beginning Aug. 1-4, 2018.

Nominate Seniors for Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game

Dec. 14, 2017 - Under Armour and Corrigan Sports are recognizing the best high school talent in the country with the 13 th Annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Teams, selected by Inside Lacrosse (IL).

U.S. Sailors Lead Two Classes at Youth World Mid-Regatta

Dec. 13, 2017 - With three days of racing complete at the 2017 Youth World Championships in Sanya, China (December 11-16), 14 Americans are in the midst of intense racing against 360 other competitors from 60 nations at the world’s premier junior sailing event.

USA Weightlifting Named National Sport Governing Body of the Year

Dec. 13, 2017 - The International Sports Awards recently named USA Weightlifting "National Sport Governing Body of the Year."

NJCAA Mourns Passing of George Killian

Dec. 11, 2017 - George E. Killian, the first executive director of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), died Dec. 6 at 93. Killian is regarded as one of the most influential leaders in NJCAA’s history.

NAL Expansion Team in Portland, Maine Names Team Mammoths

Dec. 11, 2017 - After announcing the arena football league’s expansion franchise in North Carolina, the Carolina Cobras, NAL Expansion team heads to Portland, Maine. The team will play at the Cross Insurance Arena and be called the Maine Mammoths.

Destination Showcase: Pearland, Texas

Pearland, Texas, has added several new sports facilities during the past two years, with additional fields and improvements expected early 2018 in time for spring league play.

Little League International Announces Rule, Regulation Changes for 2018

Dec. 5, 2017 - Little League International's Board of Directors approved new rule and regulations changes to go into effect for the 2018 season.

State Gymnastics Meet Expected to Bring Thousands to Foley

Nov. 30, 2017 - The Alabama Compulsory State Meet heads to the Foley Event Center Dec. 1-3, bringing about 1,000 gymnasts and their families. The Compulsory Meet features the best gymnasts in the state according to tournament co-director Erin Holdefer-Kightlinger.

Fort Wayne Will Host Adaptive Sports USA 2018 Junior Nationals

Nov. 27, 2018 - Visit Fort Wayne, the City of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Turnstone Center announced that the Adaptive Sports USA 2018 Junior Nationals will be held July 21-28, 2018.

Ex-USA Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty To Criminal Misconduct

Nov. 22, 2017 - Larry Nassar, the former team doctor of USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State University gymnastics women’s crew teams pleaded guilty in a Michigan Courtroom to seven counts of criminal misconduct using his position to sexually abuse young girls.

North Golf Course Reopens After Renovations

Nov. 21, 2017— Innisbrook, a Salamander Resort has completed greens renovations on its North Course, one of four championship layouts at the Tampa Bay resort.

Little League International Announces Leadership Transition

Nov. 21, 2017 - Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D., concludes five years of service as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Little League International. She will be replaced by Hugh E. Tanner, according to Little League International.

2018 Skate America Returns to Everett, Washington

Nov. 20, 2017 - U.S. Figure Skating announced that the 2018 Skate America competition will be held in Xfinity Arena in Everett, Washington, Oct. 19-21, 2018. The event will be the first of six stops on the International Skating Union Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

Dr. Ira Shapiro Named to ACA Sports Council Hall of Fame

Nov. 20, 2017 - Dr. Ira A. Shapiro, director of the Plaza Chiropractic Center in Old Bridge, N.J., was inducted into the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Sports Council Hall of Fame recently at the organizations’ annual symposium in Denver, Colo.

Heidecker Named New Director of Sports For Visit Tallahassee

Nov. 16, 2017 – Amanda Heidecker has been promoted to director of sports for the Leon County Division of Tourism/Visit Tallahassee. Heidecker replaces Brian Hickey who is joining a state educational association.

Detroit To Host 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Nov. 16, 2017 —U.S. Figure Skating selected Detroit, Mich., as the host city for the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the newly opened Little Caesars Arena.

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Planning for 2018 US Trail Running Conference Underway

Nov. 13, 2017 - Planning is underway for the 2018 US Trail Running Conference which will be held for the first time in San Luis Obispo, Calif, Aug 28-31. The event has been held in Estes park for the past five years.

Harbor Pointe Badminton Club Selected to Host 2018 Adult Nationals

Nov. 10, 2017 - USA Badminton (USAB) announced that the Harbor Pointe Badminton Club and Snohomish County Sports Commission has been awarded the 2018 Adult National Championships.

Regulation Cornhole Boards Available from Association

Nov. 10, 2017 - The American Cornhole Association (ACA) is making official regulation cornhole boards available to consumers to protect the sport of cornhole.

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