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Palm Beach County Sports Commission Announces Hall of Fame Inductees
WEST PALM BEACH , Fla.– The Palm Beach Sports Commission unveiled its slate of 2010 Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame inducteesincluding baseball legend Hank Aaron and NFL Pro Bowl running back Fred Taylor. Other inductees include: Rev. Leo Armbrust, Leonard Banks, Richard Ellington, Margie Engel, Loring Holmes, Marilu Almeida Hunt, Dottie Pepper and Robert Zammit.  The 21st annual event takes place March 21, 2010.
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ESPN Teams With NFL During Hispanic Heritage Month
BRISTOL, Conn.—ESPN teamed with the National Football League (NFL) in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of special events surrounding the New York Jets at Miami Dolphins “Monday Night Football” game on Oct. 12. Read more.

Michigan Launches State Games
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—West Michigan Sports Commission will launch the State Games of Michigan in 2010. The State Games of Michigan is officially recognized as a U.S. Olympic Committee State Games participant and is a member of the National Congress of State Games. Read more.

Penn State, FieldTurf Plan Research Facility
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.—Penn State University and FieldTurf will work together in developing the world’s first facility dedicated to sports surface research. The partnership includes a five-year commitment to research involving synthetic turf, running tracks and indoor sports surfaces. Read more.
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Don’t miss SportsEvents’ expanded planning resources with these bonus online extras. Read about the newest developments and participation trends in football and synchronized swimming, as well as tips for creating new excitement in annual events.
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SportsEvents is preparing its annual issue focusing on “America's Greatest New & Renovated Sports Facilities.” This special issue will include an editorial roundup of new and renovated sports facilities designed to provide our sports event planning readers with a glimpse of the many new and exciting developments occurring in new, expanded or updated sports venues across the country. The featured facilities may not be the biggest or the most expensive (although we're writing about those, too), but will be considered based on how well they serve the market in hosting local, regional, national and international sports events. In addition, the November issue will include Sport Reports on hockey, racquetball and bull riding, plus Fields & Facilities, and more. To read the 2008 feature story on New & Renovated Sports Venues, click HERE.

SportsEvents magazine’s Annual Planners' Guide To Sports Commissions & CVBs—the No. 1 resource for helping sports event organizers select a destination for their next sporting event—is coming in December! The annual reference guide features important contact information for hundreds of sports commissions and CVBs across the country, plus a special advertising section highlighting sports-friendly destinations. In addition, sports event planners can access our online searchable directory of sports commissions and CVBs.  To use the SportsEvents online searchable database of sports commissions and CVBs, click HERE.
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Snohomish County Sports Commission
Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Snohomish County is just north of Seattle. Snohomish County is rich in sports tradition for year-round athletic events—from basketball to softball, ice hockey to golf, and equestrian events to triathlons. Amateur sports organizations return year after year due to the mild climate, the cooperative spirit, and international proximity. Contact Tammy at 1-888-338-0976 ext. 12 or

Snohomish County. Close to everything. Far from ordinary. ® 

When it comes to sports, look no further than West Texas and the experienced team at Lubbock Sports. Our tournament-class facilities and friendly hospitality will make your special event a success. When the game is over, relax at one of our well-appointed hotels, dine at a charming restaurant, or entertain the group with a variety of recreation options. Make the choice to play here and make some memories that will last a lifetime.
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