Tag Archives: soccer

Chattanooga Sports Lands 6 NCAA Championships Through 2026

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The NCAA selected Chattanooga as the host city for six championships for soccer, softball and tennis from 2023 through 2026.

“Today’s announcement is a big win four our community, our sports scene and our region’s economy,” said Tim Morgan, chief sports officer of …

First Installation of Elite Turf Power System in New Jersey

TINTON FALLS, N.J. — Elite Turf completed the installation of the POWER System at Ranney School in Tinton Falls, N.J., recently. Ranney School partnered with Princeton Soccer Academy (PSA) to re-turf its existing soccer, lacrosse and field hockey fields totaling 80,000 square feet.

“We are excited to have this state-of-the-art …

Sports Tourism Matters

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor of SportsEvents Magazine

In May, VISIT Milwaukee released its final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019.

Direct visitor spending totaled $2.2 billion.

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) announced that they had hosted the most youth …

5K AnyWay Goes Global

HOUSTON, Texas — When the World Transplant Games were canceled because of the ongoing pandemic, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority created a way to bring the world together virtually through the 5K AnyWay.

 The virtual event is designed to unit transplant recipients, donors, families, health care workers and …

100-Acre Multi-Sports Complex Planned in Bloomington-Normal

Proposed multi-sport complex by the Illinois Fire Juniors Soccer Club

BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL, ILL. — A 100-acre multi-sports complex is being constructed by the Illinois Fire Juniors Soccer Club. The complex will include 10 full-size fields, seven youth fields, a championship field and an indoor training facility.

            In addition to soccer, the …

Visit Loudoun Secures Major Soccer Tournament Contract

LEESBURG, Va. — A new major soccer tournament will debut in Loudoun County next year according to Loudoun’s sport tourism brand, Visit Loudoun. The five-year agreement with Premier Soccer Services to host the East Coast Premier Cup annually in August is expected to draw thousands of participants and spectators.

            The …

Snohomish County FC Announces 2021 Womens Team

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Snohomish County Football Club (SnoCo FC) announced they will add an elite womens outdoor soccer team in 2021. The new team named the Silvers, will join the Snohomish County FC Steelheads elite adult men team.

            A partnership between the Snohomish County FC and Snohomish Sports Dome …

Hive-Fives No Longer Allowed

Elbow bumps in tennis may become the norm.

By Sherri Middleton

As athletes return to fields and venues to play sports, things will look and feel a little different.

            I’ve been thinking about this for weeks and mentioned it to my sister a month ago as we discussed travel, tourism …

NJCAA Awards Championships for Future Years

Logo courtesy of NJCAA

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championship Events Committee awarded future championships to 16 different sports at its annual convention.

            Sixteen NJCAA sports received new championship locations over the course of the next several years. Fourteen states received bids, including three bids awarded …