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Dallas Sports Commission
Executive Update, November 2016

BIG Events

  • Inaugural Elite Rodeo Athletes (ERA) World Championship at American Airlines Center
  • Awarded the Big 12 Football Championship Game for 2017-2021 at AT&T Stadium
  • Submitted Dallas bid to host the 2022 Gay Games

Inaugural Elite Rodeo

Barrel racing action at the ERA World Championship

  • Trinity Forest Invitational, SMU Women's Golf
  • Kickball 365 National Championship
  • Ethiopian Sports Federation of North America Conference
  • Platinum Dance Experience Convention
  • DSC Volunteer Appreciation Night
  • "Read to the Final Four" kickoff event at Ebby Halliday Elementary in Dallas
  • Intrigue Dance competition
  • The PULSE On Tour dance camp
  • Coppell Soccer City Classic
  • Hosted several organizations for site visits in November including the NFL, USA Volleyball, Lone Star Volleyball, National Cheerleaders Association, Minor League Baseball, Gold Cup soccer and the NCAA
  • Executive Director Monica Paul spoke to sports management classes at SMU and North Texas
  • DSC staff attended the American Softball Association (ASA) Council Meeting in Shreveport, LA
  • Hired Stephanie Evans as Event Manager