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Louisville Sports Commission Launches Community Grant Program

The Louisville Sports Commission in Kentucky has helped launch a grant program for youth sports that the organization hopes could become a national model for other destinations in the future. The sports commission will partner with Gill Holland, the Sociable Weaver Foundation and the Humana Foundation on the effort that will be named the SportsFun(d). The […]

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2021 USA Volleyball Open Championship Heading to Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky, will host the 2021 USA Volleyball Open National Championship for the first time since 2013, the national governing body has announced. The tournament, which typically draws over 6,000 players, will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center starting May 28. The Open Nationals was first held in 1928 and has been held annually […]

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SportsTravel Road Trip Provides Education for NGBs

The seventh annual SportsTravel Road Trip in Colorado Springs, Colorado, brought together executives of national governing bodies for a morning of education and a tour of the soon-to-open U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum. The event, held March 11–12 and sponsored by the Louisville Sports Commission and Louisville Tourism, was staged at the National Strength and […]

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Louisville to Host First Esports Tournament

Louisville, Kentucky, will host its first esports competition, a collegiate and high school student event in partnership between AllMid, an esports event producer, and the Louisville Sports Commission. The inaugural ACE Esports Championship will be staged April 18–19 on the University of Louisville campus. ACE is being billed as the first student-focused esports event held […]

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NASC Changes Name to Sports Events & Tourism Association

The National Association of Sports Commissions has announced its new name and brand identity—Sports Events & Tourism Association, or Sports ETA—which will take full effect January 1, 2020. The announcement came during the organization’s annual symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee, and comes after more than two years of work by a branding committee that employed the help […]

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