SportsEvents Magazine

AUG 2015

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August 2015 8 Volume 12 • Number 8 • AUGUST 2015 LINE-UP S.P.O.R.T.S. 2015. . . . . 4-5 Editor's Note . . . . . . . . . 6 Sports Talk . . . . . . . . . . 11 Governing Bodies . . . . 13 Issue Sponsors . . . . . . 66 In Every Issue: Connect… Visit us at to connect via Facebook and Twitter. Site Selection Guide Helping You Select The Right Site For Your Sports Event Life In The Talty Lane Opinions, Quotes & More From The Publisher Bowling, building relationships and enjoying a great d ining experience. Idea Playbook Make It Easy For The Media To Cover Your Event If you want the media to cover your event, here are four must-haves for building an efficient on-site pressroom. Game Plan Get VIPs To Sign On To Your Event How do you get VIPs to sign on to your event? It's all about leveraging your relationships. 16 17 Sport Report Adaptive Sports Programs: Gateway To Opportunity As organizations like U.S Paralympics and others work to develop and refine sports events, more opportunities open up not only for athletes but also for host cities. Sport Report USA Volleyball Serves Up Major Growth The sport of volleyball is growing at a steady rate. Learn more about USA Volleyball's approach to spiking interest among athletes. Youth Sports Call It, Ref! Referees face a lot of challenges when calling games, but their emphasis must remain on making the right calls to keep youth players safe. 39 46 Arizona 49 Georgia 55 Iowa 57 Massachusetts 60 New Mexico 62 Puerto Rico 63 South Dakota USA Swimming is testing the waters with new programs and fun events to draw in more athletes, especially children. 18 COVER: 35 SPORT REPORT: 42 44 Fit Natural Beauty Natural America's natural beauty is an inspirational setting for many sports events. Learn more about the benefits, challenges and return on experience that events in natural venues can have for your participants. Natural Venues Resource Guide— a state-by-state listing of natural sports events venues. 10 26-34 PAGES Swimming MAKES A SPLASH

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