• Wisconsin Center Hosts First Post-Pandemic Sports Events

    1 month ago - By SportsTravel

    A year after closing its doors at the start of the pandemic, Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee will host its first youth sports event this weekend, as the Wisconsin Junior Volleyball Club hosts the AAU Winter Classic. The competition will be followed up by three consecutive weekends of competition via the Badger Region Volleyball Championship .
    “Everything we have done in response to COVID-19 has led us to finally beginning to welcome attendees back to our convention campus in a responsible manner,” said Wisconsin Center District CEO Marty Brooks. “Our enhancement of practices and protocols to...
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  • Case Study: How to Host a Safe Winter Sports Event

    Case Study: How to Host a Safe Winter Sports Event

    1 month ago - By SportsTravel

    The United States Ski and Snowboard Association recently hosted the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Utah's Deer Valley Resort, the first World Cup event on U.S. soil since COVID-19 began spreading throughout the country nearly a year ago. Along with a U.S. women's sweep in dual moguls, there were no subsequent positive COVID tests. To be able to hold the event without any spread was a key moment for U.S. Ski & Snowboard ahead of the FIS Snowboard & Freeski World Championships in Aspen, Colorado , starting March 8 after the event was moved from Zhangjiakou, China.
    Tiger Shaw , president of the...
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