USAWFL Chicago Tournament
The USA Wheelchair Football League will bring its exciting brand to Grayslake, Illinois, August 13–14.

USA Wheelchair League Event Headed to Grayslake, Illinois

The USA Wheelchair Football League will host the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association’s first home tournament on August 13–14 at College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. The USAWFL is a program of Move United that is made possible by support from the National Football League and Bob Woodruff Foundation partnership, which is part of […]

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William Mayhall, Jr. has been named the general manager of Bill Noble Park in Gardendale, Alabama.

William Mayhall, Jr. Tabbed as General Manager of Bill Noble Park

The city of Gardendale has hired Alabama native William Mayhall, Jr. as general manager to lead the revamped Bill Noble Park, which is scheduled to open later this fall. Bill Noble Park will feature nine baseball fields, eight tennis courts, 11 pickleball courts, synthetic turf fields for football, lacrosse and soccer, a state-of-the-art playground area […]

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OneSpartanburg Hires Billy Dunlap as Chief Tourism Officer

OneSpartanburg, Inc, the official DMO for Spartanburg County and the city of Spartanburg in South Carolina, has hired Billy Dunlap as chief tourism development officer to lead tourism development efforts. Dunlap formerly served as president and chief executive officer of Visit York County and director of sports tourism for Visit Greenville, both in South Carolina. “Billy […]

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St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito Retiring at End of 2022

St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito will retire at the end of 2022 after 27 years leading organization, handing over leadership of the organization to Vice President of Marketing and Development Marc Schreiber while assuming an advisory role in retirement. “As I transition to an advisory role, my feelings are of gratitude to have […]

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Gauntlet Golf Club
The Gauntlet Golf Club in Stafford County, Virginia, has secured more than $8,000 in funding as it prepares for the American Junior Golf Association Tour Stafford Junior All-Star Tournament.

Virginia’s Gauntlet Golf Club Receives Funding From State’s Tourism Fund

The Virginia Tourism Corporation has given the Gauntlet Golf Club, located in Stafford, $8,804 from the County American Rescue Plan Act Sports Marketing Incentive Program. The funds are to support the 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course as it hosts the upcoming American Junior Golf Association Tour Stafford Junior All-Star Tournament. In total, VTC awarded […]

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Eastern Soccer
The 2023 U.S. Youth Soccer Eastern Presidents Cup will take place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

2023 U.S. Youth Soccer Eastern Presidents Cup Headed to Pennsylvania

The 2023 U.S. Youth Soccer Eastern Presidents Cup is headed to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board, Eastern Youth Soccer and Valley Forge Sports made the announcement July 28, bringing one of the largest youth sporting events the area has ever hosted. Representatives from Valley Forge Sports and Montgomery County shared […]

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The 2022 CECC in Atlanta was a financial boost for the local economy and created hundreds of jobs.

2022 Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup Leaves Impact

The numbers are in, and they show that the 2022 Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup esports event in Atlanta was an economic success. The event took place May 6–8 at the Gateway Center Arena and created a $1.78 million economic impact on the Atlanta Airport District Convention and Visitors Bureau. The “May Madness” of college esports […]

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Aussie Baseball
Bryan, Texas, is hosting an Australian youth baseball team for a tournament and other festivities around the city.

Bryan, Texas, Hosts Australian Youth Baseball Team for Tournament

There are more than 8,000 miles separating Australia and Bryan, Texas, but this weekend a youth baseball team from Down Under will get a taste of Texas hospitality. The Summer Slam 12U baseball tournament in Bryan will take place at the brand-new Travis Fields complex July 30–31. It will feature mostly Texas teams, but one […]

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Stacey Yates
Stacey Yates has been with Louisville Tourism for 17 years, and is now the new chief marketing officer.

Stacey Yates Named New Chief Marketing Officer of Louisville Tourism

Stacey Yates has been named to the newly created position of chief marketing officer by Louisville Tourism. Yates, an industry veteran, has been with Louisville Tourism for 17 years. She started with the bureau in 2005 as vice president of marketing and communications and has led the agency’s branding and positioning throughout her career. “As […]

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Christina Combs Named Dayton Convention Center Senior Sales Manager

The Dayton Convention Center in Ohio has named Christina Combs as its senior sales manager, responsible for convention center sales for the sports, gaming, national and state association business market segments, as well as oversight of marketing efforts across all channels. Combs previously was with the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau, where she was a […]

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