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Louisville Tourism Promotes Gen Howard, Dana Baldwin

Louisville Tourism has promoted Gen Howard to director of sports market development, part of two moves aimed at strengthening the Kentucky city’s ties to sports. Dana Baldwin has also been promoted and will serve as national sales manager/sports. She will work specifically on sports tourism under Howard. In the new role, Howard will focus on […]

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2021 ITA National Fall Championships Headed to California

The 2021 Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championships will be hosted by the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego during the first weekend of November. The event features 64 singles players and 64 doubles teams. The draw will be comprised of 32 men and 32 women in singles and 32 men and 32 women in […]

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Deborah Ward Named Executive Director of Visit Omaha

Deborah Ward has been named executive director of Visit Omaha, the official tourism authority for the Nebraska city and surrounding and Douglas County. Ward had served as the bureau’s interim director since July 2020. “During the most challenging year for the tourism and hospitality businesses, Deb managed the OCVB and did a tremendous job,” said […]

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U.S. Open Pool Championship Heading to Harrah’s Resort

Atlantic City, New Jersey, is the new home of the U.S. Open Pool Championship at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City from September 13—18 in partnership with Caesars Entertainment and the Atlantic City Sports Commission. The U.S. Open Pool Championship is the longest running major in the sport with a history dating almost half a century. The […]

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New Indoor Facility Approved in Gainesville, Florida

A new indoor sports facility has been given approval at the Alachua County Sports and Event Center in Florida that will be constructed at Gainesville’s Celebration Pointe. The groundbreaking is scheduled for September 2021 with a targeted completion date to host events by January 2023. The 150,000-square-foot indoor facility will offer an indoor track, up […]

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The new additions to the Connecticut Convention and Sports Bureau Board of Directors are, from tleft, David Kooris, Heather Solomon and Jason Soucy.

Three New Directors Named to Board of Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau

Three Connecticut residents — David Kooris, Heather Solomon and Jason Soucy — have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. “These three dynamic individuals are tremendous additions to our Board of Directors, as we intensify our sales outreach to meeting planners and sports […]

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Hashtag Gaming Arena Adds Glytch Gaming Stations

Three years after Hashtag Gaming Arena opened its first community center for games and gaming culture, the flagship arena near Washington, D.C., has expanded into a new 8,000-square-foot venue that will now include Glytch Battle Stations for play. Glytch recently launched its first crowdfunding campaign for the product in partnership with Cornerstone and Alienware. Within […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan Unveiled by U.S. Ski & Snowboard

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has revealed its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan, a three-year action plan with the objective to achieve a higher-performing organization with an inclusive culture, equitable systems and a team that will benefit from a more diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and views. The national governing body’s plan is built […]

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The 2021 USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympic National Championships were staged at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

USA Artistic Swimming Announces 2022 and 2023 Junior Olympics Locations

USA Artistic Swimming has announced that the 2022 Junior Olympic Championships will be held in Gainesville, Florida, with the 2023 event going to Hampton, Virginia. The Junior Olympic Championship averages about 1,100 athletes competing across a nine-day schedule. The Junior Olympic Championships is the largest event organized by the national governing body. The 2022 event […]

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Full Sail University Partners with DreamHack for DreamHack Beyond

DreamHack will partner with Full Sail University to host DreamHack Beyond, a new hybrid festival and online multiplayer game that will provide week-long interactive experiences with Full Sail producing select panels and streaming events. Dreamhack Beyond will begin July 24 and last through July 31. It was created to complement and showcase the best of the […]

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