Florida


BocaRatonBowl

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Returning to the Palm Beaches for 2019

October 14, 2019

The Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl will be in a different place on the calendar and on the dial this year. more >>


NBA

NBA Experience Now Open At Walt Disney World Resort

October 10, 2019

The NBA Experience has opened at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort and is expected to be a draw for basketball events. more >>


FloridaSportFoundation

Sunshine State Games Shooting Running Through Fall

October 9, 2019

Multiple weekends of sport shooting events highlight the 2019 Sunshine State Games Shooting calendar. more >>


Orlando

Orlando to Host Boys and Girls ECNL Florida National Events

October 8, 2019

Boys and Girls ECNL Florida National Events will remain in Seminole County from 2020-2023. more >>


Oracle

Oracle Announces New Tennis Tournaments

October 4, 2019

Oracle announced the creation of the Oracle Pro Series, a schedule of more than 25 new ATP, WTA and ITF World Tennis Tour pro tournaments. more >>



Pepsi

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Names Pepsi as Official Drink

October 14, 2019

Panama City Beach Sports Complex has entered an exclusive beverage rights and sponsorship deal with Buffalo Rock Company. more >>


DaytonaBeach

Daytona Beach Golf Community Enjoys a Fast Start to 2019

August 5, 2019

Buoyed by good weather and a reputation as a go-to spot for golf, the Daytona Beach golf community enjoyed a strong first quarter of 2019. more >>


FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Releases Spring Training Figures

May 6, 2019

Since 2000, a total of 31,097,343 fans have attended Spring Training games in Florida. more >>


TennisChannel

USTA, Tennis Channel Announce Partnership

April 29, 2019

The USTA and Tennis Channel announced an agreement to house a permanent broadcast facility at the USTA National Campus. more >>


FloridaSportsCoast

Visit Pasco County Rebrands as Florida's Sports Coast

April 2, 2019

Visit Pasco has announced a new identity and elevated tourism brand as Florida's Sports Coast. more >>



Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Articles

Skeeter Article | September 18, 2019
Mosquito-Borne Illness Forces Race Postponement: Should Event Owners Worry?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mosquitoes are hungry, and despite the season, they’re not craving pumpkin spice. In fact, they’re still causing big concerns for sports event...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
The Perfect Landing

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Heading into the 2020 Games in Tokyo, the U.S. is seeing the expected uptick in interest in gymnastics. And from beginner and recreational level to...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>


Bleachers Article | August 21, 2019
Unsafe Bleachers Creating Problems for Event Owners

By: Michael Popke

As high schools around the country prepare to kick off a new football season, some school districts are facing challenges posed by unsafe bleachers...   More>>


SwimmingPool Article | July 24, 2019
Could Water Contamination Hurt Summer Sports Events?

By: Michael Popke

Talk about muddying the waters. This summer has brought a wave of concerns over Cryptosporidium in swimming pools, flesh-eating bacteria in open...   More>>


PortlandWorldSoccer Article | July 10, 2019
Immigrants, Holocaust and Refugee Causes Find Footing with Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In June, the world reeled in shock at the image of the father and daughter who drowned trying to flee across the Rio Grande. Sports organizations...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Ready to Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better...   More>>


IndyCar Article | June 12, 2019
Motorsports Events: Economic Engine or Source of Contention?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Motorsports events can generate revenue, excitement and crowds. Unfortunately, they can cause controversy when they’re not being held at a facility...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 17, 2015
Okaloosa County, Florida: Tee Off on the Emerald Greens   

By: Peter Francesconi

Okaloosa County, Florida, is known as the Emerald Coast, and its greens are a great place to bring your next golf event. Whether skirting the... More>>


blank Case study | January 7, 2015
Okaloosa County, Florida - The Magic of the Emerald Coast   

By: Peter Francesconi

Some say there’s something magical about the power of three. In our culture, combinations of three are everywhere, including in sports: three... More>>


blank Case study | August 26, 2014
Daytona Beach, Florida: Compete the Daytona Beach Way   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Daytona Beach, Florida, with its 23 miles of beaches and the Daytona International Speedway, has long been the preferred destination for those with a... More>>



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