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Florida Announces Month of High-Energy, High-Income Events for State

5 Apr, 2019


During the month of April 2019, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following six events, projected to bring approximately 54,178 visitors and $42.7 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program.

National Association of Sports Commissions - Women’s Summit
Dates: April 3-5, 2019 | Organization: Tampa Bay Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 50; Economic Impact: $35,177; Amount awarded: $5,000

NCAA Women’s Final Four
Date: April 5-7, 2019 | Organization: Tampa Bay Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 19,290; Economic Impact: $13,596,700; Amount awarded: $250,000

15th Annual USA Disabled Hockey Festival
Dates: March 28-April 7, 2019 | Organization: Experience Florida’s Sports Coast
Projected Out of State Visitors: 2,501; Economic Impact: $1,993,508; Amount awarded: $8,000

2019 Region 8 USA Gymnastics Men’s Championship
Dates: April 4-7, 2019 | Organization: Gainesville Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 1,420; Economic Impact: $544,026; Amount awarded: $5,000

Spring Break Sports Tennis
Dates: February 1-April 12, 2019 | Organization: Kissimmee Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 3,280; Economic Impact: $3,888,826; Amount awarded: $13,000

YMCA National Diving Championships
Dates: April 11-14, 2019 | Organization: Broward County Sports Development
Projected Out of State Visitors: 854; Economic Impact: $464,592; Amount awarded: $2,860

South Beach Triathlon
Dates: April 13-14, 2019 | Organization: Greater Miami CVB
Projected Out of State Visitors: 2,370; Economic Impact: $2,299,462; Amount awarded: $14,000

Ironman Florida 70.3
Dates: April 11-14, 2019 | Organization: Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing
Projected Out of State Visitors: 4,079; Economic Impact: $3,138,813; Amount awarded: $19,650

Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge
Dates: April 12-14, 2019 | Organization: Pensacola Sports
Projected Out of State Visitors: 597; Economic Impact: $277,144; Amount awarded: $1,000

Florida Coast Spring Training
Dates: April 1-19, 2019 | Organization: Treasure Coast Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 5,854; Economic Impact: $6,549,260; Amount awarded: $10,000

AVCA Small College Beach Championships
Dates: April 19-21, 2019 | Organization: Greater Orlando Sports
Projected Out of State Visitors: 284; Economic Impact: $201,501; Amount awarded: $1,885

Horizon League | 2019 Men’s & Women’s Golf Championships
Dates: April 21-23, 2019 | Organization: Greater Orlando Sports
Projected Out of State Visitors: 149; Economic Impact: $106,485; Amount awarded: $1,300

Spartan Race Palm Beach Sprint Weekend
Dates: April 27-28, 2019 | Organization: Palm Beach County Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 1,220; Economic Impact: $387,174; Amount awarded: $2,375

Historic Dodgertown Spring Training
Dates: April 1-28, 2019 | Organization: Treasure Coast Sports Commission
Projected Out of State Visitors: 6,705; Economic Impact: $6,687,050; Amount awarded: $10,000

Cocoa Beach Baseball Spring Training 2019
Dates: February 1-April 30, 2019 | Organization: Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism
Projected Out of State Visitors: 5,525; Economic Impact: $2,557,094; Amount awarded: $10,000

To access a printable PDF of this April’s activities taking place in Florida that are receiving grants, click here.

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