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The TEAMS Conference takes place at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Wednesday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’21 Underscores the Importance of Sports to the Travel Industry’s Recovery

The world’s largest gathering of sports-event professionals returned to in-person business this week as the TEAMS Conference & Expo, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey, brought together hundreds of destinations and event organizers to continue the crucial work in helping rebuild the tourism industry from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports has been […]

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PBR World Finals Moves to Fort Worth Starting in 2022

The Professional Bull Riders will move its World Finals starting next year from Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena to the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, as part of a restructuring of the tour’s schedule. A new Unleash the Beast regular season will run from January through May in 2022 with a seven-day championship festival being […]

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Bassmaster Classic Draws Nearly 150,000 to Fort Worth

Fishing fans are back. The 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and held in Fort Worth, Texas, attracted 147,197 fans across a variety of Classic Week activities. The attendance shattered previous records for a Texas-held Bassmaster Classic and was the second-highest attended Classic in history behind the 2019 event in Knoxville, […]

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2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Wrestling Heading To Dickies Arena in Fort Worth

USA Wrestling will hold its 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, from April 2–3 with champions in each weight class becoming eligible to represent the U.S. at the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. This year will be the fifth straight U.S. Olympic Team Trials in which […]

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Bassmaster Classic Moved to June 2021

B.A.S.S. will move its signature Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo from late March to June 2021 because of ongoing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which will be staged in Fort Worth, Texas, will now be held June 11–13, 2021. “It’s our hope that […]

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National Lacrosse League Expands to Fort Worth

The National Lacrosse League has awarded an expansion franchise to Fort Worth, Texas, with the league’s 14th team scheduled to start play in the 2021–22 season. It is the first time the NLL has expanded into Texas in its 34-year history. “We welcome Fort Worth as our 14th team and are excited to be working […]

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AAC Chooses Fort Worth for 2021–2022 Women’s Basketball Tournaments

The American Athletic Conference has selected Fort Worth, Texas, to host the 2021 and 2022 AAC Women’s Basketball Championships. The tournaments will be staged at the city’s new Dickies Arena with the 2021 event staged March 8–11, in conjunction with the men’s championship, which is set to take place March 11–14. The 2020 AAC Men’s […]

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2021 Bassmaster Classic Heading to Fort Worth, Texas

The 2021 B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Classic will be heading to Lake Ray Roberts in Denton, Texas, as the full Classic event will be hosted by Fort Worth, Texas, from March 19–21. It will be the first time that Fort Worth hosts the Bassmaster Classic and the event’s third time overall in Texas. The event will be […]

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Fort Worth to Host 2021, 2023 USATF Half Marathon Championships

The USA Track and Field Half Marathon Championships will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, for the first time, running in conjunction with the Cowtown Marathon on February 28, 2021. USATF also announced that the race will return to Fort Worth on February 26, 2023. The championships determine the men’s and women’s American national champions. […]

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Fort Worth to Host 2020 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

USA Gymnastics will bring the 2020 U.S. Gymnastics Championships to Fort Worth, Texas, the first time the city has hosted the event. The championships will be held at the new Dickies Arena, June 4–7, and will determine the men’s and women’s U.S. champions and U.S. national teams for the junior and senior elite levels. Performances […]

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