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Amateur - Best Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event
Announced by Sports Travel Magazine

RECOGNIZE THE STARS OF THE
SPORTS-EVENT INDUSTRY 

Readers are encouraged to use the following criteria in voting for an event, series or circuit:

  1. The organization of event, series or circuit was superior.
  2. The event, series or circuit provided a superior experience for the competitors and/or the spectators.
  3. The site(s) or venue(s) of the event, series or circuit enhanced the event, series or circuit.

 

 

 

 

2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism
Announced by Sports Destination Management 

Birmingham, AL - Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, today announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing more than $400 million to the national economy over the past year.

“This year’s nominations were incredible,” said Publisher Fonda Johnson. “We were amazed not just by the sheer volume of events, but by the scope. We saw an amazing array of entries — from team to individual, from youth to seniors, and across all disciplines and all levels of play. 

The most outstanding of those received were recognized and presented with event details in a special feature published in the November/December 2017 issue of Sports Destination Management. The entire article with full details on the winners listed below can also be found online along with a special feature on economic impact.

 

 

13 September 2018
Athlete of the Month
Bonnie Strang,75, Millsboro Delaware Softball has the second-highest athlete participation of all sports in the National Senior Games. Since...
16 August 2018
Athlete of the Month
Ken Mink, 83, Maryville, Tennessee An often-heard joke among senior athletes after a good performance is, “Too bad you don’t have any colleg...
14 August 2018
Personal Best Tour Blogs
Nearly 300 athletes and friends gathered for the 2018 Idaho Senior Games (ISG) kickoff BBQ held on August 2 nd at scenic Julia Davis Park in...
25 July 2018
Personal Best Featured Athletes
Dick Johnson, 78, Boise, Idaho When pickleball players see Dick Johnson ’ s name on their match bracket, they know they are in for a challen...