ST Road Map to Recovery Crop 2

Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery

In Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery, SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz and EventConnect CEO Jason Parker discuss the latest tournament registration statistics and trends they are seeing in the timing of those registrations. This episode also includes an in-depth discussion from three perspectives of the sports-event industry’s recovery. […]

Continue Reading
USA Volleyball Wichita

Wichita to Host 2021 Olympic Volleyball Tuneup

Wichita, Kansas, will host the only tournament that the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team will play in the United States before the Tokyo Olympic Games. The city was selected by USA Volleyball to host the FIVB Volleyball Nations League event, which will be staged June 1–3, 2021, at Charles Koch Arena on the campus of […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
WindsorLocks

Sports Complex Planned in Connecticut

Plans for a 76-acre sports complex that includes indoor and outdoor facilities at a cost of $110 million has been approved in Connecticut, with developers saying the complex would bring in millions in sports tourism and create up to 400 jobs. The All Sports Village would be in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, after the town’s planning […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
LegacySportsPark

Legacy Sports Park Opening in Mesa, Arizona, in 2022

A new 320-acre sports and entertainment complex is planned for Mesa, Arizona, with multiple outdoor and indoor sporting opportunities aimed toward driving the area’s sports tourism market to become even more of a destination beyond Major League Baseball spring training. The Legacy Sports Park is scheduled to open in 2022 and Legacy Sports USA, the […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Vavae Malepeai
USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: Previous Coverage of the Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Monday, August 31 TENNIS: U.S. Open Brings Fans Virtually to Arthur Ashe […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USA Volleyball Logo
Category:

USA Volleyball Championships

Status The bid process is ongoing. Inside Track USA Volleyball is seeking hosts for a variety of major future events on multiple levels. The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee recognizes USA Volleyball as the national governing body for the sport of volleyball in the United States. A primary function of the NGB is to […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus Inside.jpg

Sports Complex Opens in Pasco County, Florida

The new 98,000-square-foot Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County in Wesley Chapel, Florida, has officially opened, kicking off a new era of sports tourism for the destination of Pasco County and Experience Florida’s Sports Coast.   The complex is home to 16 volleyball courts, eight basketball courts, a 5,000-square-foot competition cheerleading studio and two cheer […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships

Case Study: How AAU Hosted an Indoor
Tournament for 10,000 People

In a typical year, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships will attract more than 45,000 athletes to two of the largest venues in Orlando, Florida — the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Orange County Convention Center — making it one of the largest youth sports events in the country. But 2020 is […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Venues

New Venues to Watch in 2020

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 10 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2020. AdventHealth Field House and Conference Center Winter Haven, Florida Opened: December 2019 Located less than 50 miles from […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Colonial Golf
Signs at various locations remind golfers of social distancing rules during the first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Sports in a Post-COVID World: Industry Leaders React

With so much unknown about the short-, mid- and long-term future of the sports-event industry, destinations, rights holders and industry suppliers have tried to prepare as best they can for what may lie ahead. SportsTravel asked leaders across the industry to give their thoughts about the remarkable past few months, what they are doing now […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :