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U.S. Youth Soccer Picks Seven Sites for National Showcases

U.S. Youth Soccer will host two national showcase events at the home of the North Carolina Fusion club team in Greensboro, North Carolina, and has awarded six other destinations events for 2020 and 2021 as part of the inaugural season of the USYS National League Showcase Series. The series will allow 14U–19U boys and girls […]

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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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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 […]

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MLS and USYS Partner on Youth Soccer Initiative

Major League Soccer and the U.S. Youth Soccer Association have announced a partnership to collaborate on initiatives to support and engage soccer players and soccer communities throughout the United States. The agreement aims to enhance player identification and monitoring, coaching and scouting education, competition and fan engagement throughout the USYS community, which includes more than […]

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Skip Gilbert Named CEO of U.S. Youth Soccer

Sports industry veteran Skip Gilbert has been named CEO of U.S. Youth Soccer, joining the organization that serves 3 million players ages 5 to 19 and works with member state associations, clubs and leagues, and administrators, coaches and volunteers. He will join the USYS office in Frisco, Texas, beginning January 10, 2020. Gilbert, who has […]

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