News Feeds (RSS) 1 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7b691730e8 Future NCAA Championships Site Selections released The NCAA has selected more than 600 host sites for preliminary rounds and finals of predetermined championships in Divisions I, II and III to be held from 2017-18 through 2021-22. The NCAA received more than 3,000 bid submissions from NCAA member schools, conferences, sports commissions and cities vying to host predetermined rounds for 84 of the NCAA's 90 championships. A total of 613 sites were awarded for this cycle. NCAA Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 2 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f8d8335e46c NASC member cities selected as hosts for nearly 500 NCAA Championship events The NCAA announced on championship sites through 2022. The extensive list of hosts includes an NASC member city for nearly 500 of the 600 plus championship sites which the NCAA selected after a comprehensive bid process. Congratulations to all of our members were were awarded a championship! NASC Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 3 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f8db2559311 Call for volunteers If you have never volunteered before, you will find that this is a great way to give back to your association and build close relationships with peers in the industry. Your talents, passion, leadership and input are crucial to the NASC and it helps us to build effective, vibrant, inclusive, and multicultural committees. NASC Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 4 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7ca198ee73 North Carolina county's tourism goal: Something for everyone Greenville and Pitt County, North Carolina, are building their tourism foundation on hospitality, conventions and sports, but the next decade holds the promise of much more, the director of the Pitt County Convention and Visitors Bureau told a business audience at a recent chamber of commerce Power Luncheon at the Hilton Greenville. "Whether they are here for a convention, ball tournament, family reunion or leisure travel, we want to make sure every visitor (and potential visitor) has a positive experience and learns about all that our area has to offer," CVB Executive Director Andrew Schmidt said. The Daily Reflector Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 5 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f8dbdc1aaf4 NASC releases 2021 & 2022 Symposium RFP We are excited to release our Request for Proposal to partner and host the NASC Sports Event Symposium in 2021 or 2022. As you may know, the Symposium is our signature event through which we deliver authentic education, business development and networking opportunities. The purpose of the RFP is to provide a detailed overview of the Symposium and the NASC and to disclose the criteria we will use to evaluate submissions. NASC Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 6 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f65b439a844 Cleveland will host USA Triathlon National Championships in 2018, 2019 The Cleveland sports scene continues to garner national attention. Cleveland will host the 2018 and 2019 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and USA Triathlon announced in conjunction with the City of Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks at Edgewater Park. WKYC-TV Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 7 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f0ecb5cd498 Des Moines lands NAIA Wrestling Championships Catch Des Moines along with Grand View University will host and execute the 2018 & 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Wrestling Championships. The championships will bring in 210 wrestlers from across the United States to compete at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Jacobson Exhibition Center on March 2-3, 2018 and March 1-2, 2019. Des Moines first hosted the NAIA Wrestling National Championships back in 2012 and 2013, drawing thousands of attendees each year. Catch Des Moines Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 8 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7cba4621b4 DC group set to launch new mixed martial arts league A group of Washington, D.C.-area businesspeople and sports titans, headed by the former chair of the DC2024 Summer Olympics bid, expect to launch a mixed martial arts league in January, featuring a $10 million prize pool and $1 million cash payouts to individual champions, according to people familiar with the plans. The new Professional Fighters League, which will aim to go head-to-head against the Ultimate Fighting Championship and other MMA circuits, will be headquartered in the District and could hold some events in the metro area. The Washington Post Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 9 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7ca7e2c9ee In Rhode Island, 2 guys are turning youth sports into a destination Two realities about youth sports spurred Rhode Island developers David Boucher and Joseph Fitzpatrick: an astounding figure of $7 billion — and vending-machine pretzels. The $7 billion is what parents spend each year in America getting their kids to sports practices, games and tournaments, according to the National Association of Sports Commissions, which monitors the sports tourism industry. The pretzels are the common entree for starving, kid-carting parents. Providence Journal Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 10 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7cf349ab55 Mystery Michigan venue could host Roma-PSG ICC soccer match in July Two major European soccer teams are reportedly planning to make their way to Michigan this summer for a match, and it doesn't look like Ann Arbor's Big House will play host this time around. Paris Saint-Germain is slated to face AS Roma on July 19 as part of the International Champions Cup tournament, according to French news source L'Equipe, which reported the match will take place in Detroit. MLive.com Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 11 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7ce45ad432 Erie Sports Commission lures Flyboard National Tour event The Flyboard National Tour will stop in Erie on June 24-25 for HydroFlight competitions on Presque Isle Bay, the Erie Sports Commission announced. HydroFlight uses water power to propel a rider through the air at high speeds and soaring heights. A hose is installed into each participants’ personal watercraft, re-routing the PWC's water power to a jetpack strapped to the rider’s back or feet. What follows is a series of spectacular acrobatic maneuvers above, or into, the water. GoErie.com Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 12 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7cedb03f2b Out-of-town baseball players expected to boost Florida city's economy this summer Nearly 14,000 youth and amateur baseball players are expected to descend on Palm Beach County this summer, pumping roughly $10 million into the local economy as they play in more than a dozen tournaments set to be held here, according to the county’s sports commission. More than 2,000 baseball games are set to be played on fields across the county, including those at the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, and the Santaluces Athletic Complex in Lantana, George Linley, the commission's executive director, told members of the county’s Tourist Development Council. Palm Beach Post Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 13 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7c8c1eeff8 Promoting your event through content marketing As you're planning your next sporting event and searching for ways to attract new participants and attendees, consider content marketing. Content marketing is a great way to generate interest with your audience through sharing insider advice, storytelling or providing other useful information. Sports Planning Guide Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 14 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7ce156f65f Sports commission a hidden sparkplug in Colorado Have you heard about the Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission's latest coup? Probably not. Like the Grand Junction Economic Partnership and the United Way, the commission works tirelessly to make the Grand Valley a better place. But it does so in a very specific way and with a much lower profile. The Daily Sentinel Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 15 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7d2a8bfa22 North Carolina city eyes military business park for sports field complex Fayetteville, North Carolina, officials have an offer to buy prime real estate along the future Interstate 295 for a planned $9 million sports field complex they hope will be a big tourist draw. The 65-acre site is in an undeveloped portion of the military business park. The Fayetteville Observer Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00 16 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=58f7ce9de8151 Utah city hosts USA Pickleball Association West Regional Tournament The USA Pickleball Association West Regional Tournament will be held at the Fields at Little Valley recreational complex in St. George, Utah. Bob Klarich, tournament director, said he expects approximately 450 participants to compete in three different age-group categories: 19 and older, 50 and older, and 65 and older. Within those age group categories, there are skill-level categories as well as singles and doubles teams. The Independent Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:13 -0500 2017-04-20 14:52 -05:00 2017-04-20 15:52 -04:00