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Alabama Cycling Classic Scheduled for Fourth of July Weekend

The Alabama Cycling Classic will return to Calhoun County in its traditional weekend format of national bicycle races for amateur and professional athletes on July 3–4 after 2020’s cancellation, with this year’s event hosting the Sunny King Criterium and the new Piedmont Criterium. It will be the 19th year for the Sunny King Criterium in […]

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Orange County Convention Center to Host Three Summer Basketball Tournaments

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, will be transformed this summer with three events starting in late July as part of the Summer Elite Grassroots Basketball tournament series. “As one of the first venues to resume convention operations, our success is testament on how modified sporting events can be hosted safely, responsibly and […]

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Puerto Rico Awarded First USGA Championship

The Grand Reserve Golf Club in Puerto Rico will be the first course outside the mainland in a U.S. territory to host a USGA championship when it welcomes the 7th U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship from April 30–May 4, 2022. The Grand Reserve Golf Club has been the annual host for the PGA Tour’s Puerto […]

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Many sports were forced to have cardboard fans in 2020. What will 2021 bring? (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

The 2021 Outlook for the Sports-Event Industry

The year 2020 will go down as a moment where the sports-event industry was forced to pivot. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was felt by all stakeholders, whether they are destinations, event organizers, hotels or any number of suppliers. While there has been evidence that the industry has begun its recovery, there are still […]

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Fans were already learning social distancing during MLB's spring training. Photo: Gregory Bull/AP Images

Special Report: How COVID-19 has Changed the Sports-Event Industry

After months of waiting, you and your spouse are heading to the stadium. After a wait of what seems like forever to be at a game, your mobile tickets are loaded on the phone as you get out of your car and head over to the stadium entrance, making sure to stop six feet from […]

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