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Houston Launches Houston Clean Campaign

HOUSTON — The Houston Venues & Events Task Force and the hospitality and transportation industries are preparing to safely reopen and have joined together to form Houston Clean, a program to help guests easily identify safety measures to protect patrons and associates.

            The initiative unifies the individual efforts of businesses …

2021 World Transplant Games Canceled

The 2021 World Transplant Games scheduled for May 29 through June 5, 2021, have been canceled with an abundance of caution and concern for the health and safety of the athletes and travel concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority and the …

75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship Postponed

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. — The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the 75thU.S. Women’s Open Championship scheduled originally for June 4-7 at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas, has been postponed to December 10-13. The championship will be played on two courses.

“The USGA remains committed to hosting the …

2020 UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS POSTPONED

HOUSTON, Texas – Following a conference call between cycling’s governing body the Union

Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority (Sports Authority)

regarding the global outbreak of COVID-19 and amidst the current travel restrictions, the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships scheduled for May 26–31 at Rockstar …

Wood Named Director of Business Development & Events

DALLAS — J.D. Wood returned to Dallas in February to join the Dallas Sports Commission (DSC) as the director of business development and events.

Wood was previously the general manager of the Panama City Beach (Fla.) Sports Complex/Sports Facility Management and was responsible for the business development of the complex. …

Round Rock Unveils New Tourism Brand

ROUND ROCK, Texas — The City of Round Rock Sports Management and Tourism Department unveiled a new brand promoting the city as a sports tourist destination and a destination for business and leisure activities. “Go Round Rock!” is the new tourism brand reflected in the logo and can be used with or without the “Sports Capital of Texas” tagline.

New Youth Sports Complex Makes Abilene a Top Pick

Abilene is where champions are made. It’s a sports city. The competitive culture has produced an impressive lineup of remarkable athletes, thanks to its commitment to creating winning sports programs for athletes of all ages.

Frisco, Texas: Riding the Wave of Sports…and Prosperity

By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor, SportsEvents Magazine

With the hashtag #SportsCityUSA, it’s important to back up the hashtag talk. I’m happy to say Frisco, Texas is walking and talking the same game when it comes to sports. The city is home to five – maybe more — professional sporting teams …