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Here are a few of the jobs currently posted on the NASC Job Board.

Destination Servicing Executive
Bryan-College Station CVB
Market and promote the destination by working with the hotels and community partners; financial management of servicing budget; provide customer service to all customers of the bureau; oversee all servicing of groups; partner with Texas A&M University to provide hospitality training to the community.

Manager of Communications/PR
Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission
This position is responsible for providing the ideation, implementation and strategic analysis of all communication initiatives within TTSC, including website, social media, Welcome 103.3, newsletter, and other communication efforts to support TTSC’s brand, events and awareness.

Sports Marketing Coordinator
Naples Marco Island Everglades CVB/ Collier County Sports Tourism
Sports Marketing position promotes Collier County Florida as a sports event and training destination. Collier County in Southwest Florida is known as the Paradise Coast and consists of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades.
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New Falcons stadium could host 2026 World Cup
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The official in charge of planning Gold Cup matches said the new $1 billion Falcons stadium is a draw to help Atlanta help qualify as a host of the Gold Cup Finals match one day — or maybe even host the World Cup in 2026. Jeffery Webb, president of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, said he's impressed with Atlanta's performance as a host for semifinal soccer matches recently.
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North Myrtle Beach seeks non-traditional sporting events
WMBF-TV
VideoBriefWhen it comes to sports in North Myrtle Beach, city leaders will say their bread and butter is basketball and baseball, but leaders are thinking outside of the box when it comes to expanding sports tourism. City leaders say they're making concerted efforts to get rugby, lacrosse, flag football and even quidditch for next year. The athletic director for the city Paul McCulloch said they're trying to get organizers of those events lined up for dates by Labor Day.
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Mayor Gray, DC United reach tentative deal on soccer stadium
The Washington Post
D.C. United executives and District officials have reached a preliminary $300 million deal to build a 20,000-seat stadium for the team on Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. The agreement, team and city leaders said, could end a decade-long search by the Major League Soccer franchise for a new venue that would allow it to leave RFK Stadium, where D.C. United has played since its founding in 1996 but where its investors say the team loses money every year.
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Hall of Fame ceremony/game will test NFL's new bag restrictions
CantonRep
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony and NFL/Hall of Fame Game at Fawcett Stadium will be the first tests of new restrictions to the size and type of bags that fans can bring into stadiums. The NFL Committee on Stadium Security in May unanimously recommended implementation of the measure to enhance public safety and for easier access into all NFL-associated stadiums.
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Skateboard event to bring adventure sport activity to Flagler, Fla.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
For Jonathan Strauss, getting stoked about distance skateboarding comes naturally. And he is betting other skaters will be stoked with the county's trail system. The head of the International Distance Skateboard Association, Strauss was in Flagler County, Fla., checking out locations in preparation for an IDSA event being planned for late fall or early winter.
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Jack Kelly, organizer of major sporting events, dies at age 68
The Lexington Herald-Leader
Jack Kelly, who served as the first CEO of the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington, organized Olympic festivals and ran the Goodwill Games, an international sporting competition, died Wednesday after a two-year battle with bladder cancer. He was 68. He was the major events organizer at the 1986 U.S. Olympic Festival and ran the 1990 U.S. Olympic Festival in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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Dragon boat races attract crowd in Springfield, Mass.
Western MA Sports Commission
For the first time ever, a fleet of majestic Dragon Boats took to the historic Connecticut River on Saturday, July 20 for a series of races that attracted a curious crowd of onlookers at the Connecticut River Walk in Springfield, the largest city in Western Massachusetts. Nine teams featuring novices as well as seasoned racers from Western Massachusetts, Boston, Hartford and New York City participated in the event, which was hosted by High Five Dragon Boat and the Pioneer Valley River Club.


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NASC Job Board
NASC
Here are a few of the jobs currently posted on the NASC Job Board.

Destination Servicing Executive
Bryan-College Station CVB
Market and promote the destination by working with the hotels and community partners; financial management of servicing budget; provide customer service to all customers of the bureau.


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Sports bringing big bucks to Bucks County, Pa.
Philadelphia Business Journal
Hosting large-scale youth sports tournaments is increasingly being looked at by counties as a way to score some extra dollars for their local economies. Nowhere is that more true than Bucks County, which is hosting three major sports tournaments this month.

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Youth soccer tournament brings with it huge economic impact
KCTV
Overland Park, Kan., landed the largest U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships. The matches kicked off recently and the tournament is looking to have a large economic impact on the metro.

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Olympic, Bandon Dunes to host inaugural 4-Ball events
Golf Channel
The Olympic Club, Bandon Dunes, Winged Foot and Streamsong will host the inaugural men's and women's Amateur Four-Ball Championships in 2015 and 2016, the USGA announced. The new championships, which replace the men's and women's Public Links, will be held between mid-March and late May. Eligibility for the events will be limited to amateurs with a USGA handicap index of no more than 5.4 for men and 14.4 for women.
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With deal, Cowboys Stadium is now AT&T Stadium
NPR
After what is rumored to be a multimillion-dollar naming deal, the iconic Cowboys Stadium will be called AT&T Stadium from now on. In a press release, AT&T said part of its attraction to the deal was that Dallas is the company's home. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement that the naming deal ties the team with "one of the world's strongest and most innovative companies."
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