Asheville Sports Comission
Chris Smith has been named interim executive director of the Asheville (North Carolina) Buncombe Regional Sports Commission.

Chris Smith Named Interim Executive Director of Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission

The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission in North Carolina has named Chris Smith as the interim executive director, effective through March 2023. Smith has an extensive history with the Sports Commission and served on the original task force in 2008 that led to the establishment of the commission. In 2014, Smith was selected to serve […]

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World Horseshoe Pitching Championship
The 2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship will head to the Bayou next month when it takes place July 11-23 in West Monroe, Louisiana.

2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship Headed to Bayou

The 2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship will take place in West Monroe, Louisiana, next month. The best horseshoe pitchers in the world will compete at the Monroe Civic Center from July 11-23 and admission is free for everyone. Competition will begin at 8 a.m. and end at approximately 10 p.m. daily. A total of 649 […]

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OVG
OVG360 has revealed its local leadership team for the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

OVG360 Announces Leadership Team for American Bank Center

OVG360 has revealed its local leadership team for the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Brian Martin will be the general manager of the facility — which OVG360 accepted the management contract for in April — and Joe Castor will serve as general manager of hospitality overseeing all food and beverage operations. Nick Ustruck […]

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Esports Venues for All Levels
From left: Brian Mirakian, Global Esports Director, Senior Principal, Populous; Alyson Walker, Chief Commercial Officer, OverActive Media; and Daniel Clerke, Director of Esports, Maryville University. Photo by Jared Wickerham.
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Record-Breaking EsportsTravel Summit
Entertains, Informs in Daytona Beach, Florida

The 2022 EsportsTravel Summit in Daytona Beach, Florida, featured two days full of networking opportunities and programming that showcased why in-person esports events have come back in such full force from the depth of the pandemic. This year’s event took attendees on a journey of where esports is today and what the future holds on […]

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Ripken Elizabethtown
The fourth Ripken Experience location will be in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, through a partnership with Elizabethtown Sports Park.

Ripken Baseball Will Expand to Kentucky in 2023

Ripken Baseball is headed to the Bluegrass State in 2023. The company has announced that its fourth Ripken Experience location will be in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, through a partnership with Elizabethtown Sports Park. This year marks Elizabethtown Sports Park’s 10th anniversary since opening the complex, which attracts 160,000 visitors annually. Within the past decade, Elizabethtown Sports […]

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Mexico volleyball
The 2023 edition of the International Volleyball Federation's Beach Volleyball World Championships will take place in Mexico.

Mexico to Host 2023 Beach Volleyball World Championships

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and Volleyball World have announced that Mexico will be the host of next year’s men’s and women’s Beach Volleyball World Championships, the first time the country has hosted the event. FIVB and Volleyball World expect it will take place across multiple cities in the second half of 2023, with dates […]

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EsportsTravelSummit
The EsportsTravel Summit takes place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort June 21-23. It's followed by the CEO 2022 Fighting Game Championships June 24-26. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

Esports Week in Daytona Beach to Showcase Industry’s Best

Daytona Beach, Florida, has declared June 21–26 as Esports Week, as the city will host both the 2022 EsportsTravel Summit and the CEO 2022 Fighting Game Championships. The EsportsTravel Summit gets the party started at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort on June 21–23. The three-day event, presented by Northstar Meetings Group and hosted by […]

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OVG
OVG360 has revealed its local leadership team for the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Oak View Group Hires Two Industry Veterans For Las Vegas Project

As Oak View Group continues to increase its presence in the sports and live entertainment industries, it has announced the hiring of two industry veterans to lead its Las Vegas project. Randy Morton — former president and chief operating officer of Bellagio Resort & Casino — is the new president of OVG Las Vegas hotel […]

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LucasOilSwimTrials
The Indiana Sports Corp has announced the Local Organizing Committee leadership for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

Indianapolis Names 2024 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Organizing Committee Co-Chairs

History will repeat itself when the 2024 Olympic Swimming Trials — which serve as the selection meet for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team — converge in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium from June 15–23, 2024. That event will mark 100 years since Indianapolis hosted the Olympic Swimming Trials for the 1924 Olympic Games in […]

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Bentonville Bike Fest
The Bentonville Bike Fest has quickly evolved into one of the biggest mountain biking events in the world. Photo by Cole McCoy

Bentonville Bike Fest Ready for the Spotlight

Bentonville, Arkansas, might not come to mind when mountain biking is the topic — but it should. The city of 50,000-plus, nestled in the northwest corner of the state, wants to be known as the mountain biking capital of the world. With the June 17–19 Bentonville Bike Fest coming this weekend, the city will have […]

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