Florida


LPGA

LPGA Bringing Its Game to Lake Nona

January 15, 2021

Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Fla., will host the second edition of the Gainbridge LPGA in 2021. more >>


NSGA

National Senior Games Postponed to May 2022

January 14, 2021

The National Senior Games in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida have been postponed to May 10-23, 2022. more >>


MLF_Big5

Major League Fishing Announces Details of High School Fishing Tournament Circuit

January 14, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the schedule, rules, payouts and entry dates for the 2021 season of High School Fishing. more >>


WinterEquestrianFest

Equestrian Festival Galloping Into Palm Beach

January 12, 2021

The festival's 2021 edition will bring an expanded schedule of equestrian events from Wednesday, Jan. 6 to Sunday, April 4, 2021. more >>


AAU

AAU Shares 2021 Championship Event Calendar

January 12, 2021

The AAU has shared its calendar of events for 2021, including its marquee event, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championship. more >>



USTA

University of Florida to Offer Professional Tennis Management Program

December 7, 2020

University of Florida will be joining a growing list of colleges across the country to offer Professional Tennis Management (PTM) programs. more >>


TCool

T°Cool® Field Coming to the Sunshine State

November 16, 2020

T°Cool®, an evaporative cooling solution that is proven to reduce synthetic turf surface temperatures, is coming to the sunshine state. more >>


GreaterOrlando

Leesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department Receives Excellence Award

November 16, 2020

Leesburg’s Parks and Rec Department received the 2020 “Excellence in Sports Tourism, Small Market” award. more >>


TourdeCure

Jason Lazarus Named Chairman of the 2021 Tour de Cure at Lake Nona

November 16, 2020

The American Diabetes Association announced that Jason Lazarus was named Chairman of the 2021 Tour de Cure at Lake Nona. more >>


FloridaSeniorGames

Golden Age Games Coordinator Announces Retirement

November 9, 2020

Kim Parmelee is scheduled to retire from the City of Sanford Parks and Recreation Department on November 25. more >>



LittleSchematic

Location Review: Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County

September 1, 2020

The buzz is true. Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County is open for your next unbeatable event. From basketball to soccer, volleyball,... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... 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

CalHSFB Article | January 15, 2021
Tighter Travel Restrictions Put California Youth Sports in a Holding Pattern

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The long and winding road of youth sports in California – stretching all the way to Arizona, then Texas and Florida, as event owners scrambled to...   More>>


IRONMAN Article | December 31, 2020
A Good Omen for 2021: Every IRONMAN Race is Sold Out

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

How tired are athletes of quarantine, home training and virtual events, and how much does the racing community want to get back in action? Enough to...   More>>


ChallengeDaytona Article | December 19, 2020
Challenge Daytona Brings Large-Scale Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Challenge Family announced they were bringing a triathlon to Daytona Beach – and furthermore, that it was going to have more than 2,000...   More>>


HS Soccer Article | December 6, 2020
With Phoenix Stopping Tournaments, Event Owners Look to Texas, Florida

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports are starting to bear an eerie and unpleasant resemblance to a wagon train of settlers trying to find a decent place to live – but...   More>>


COVIDTesting Article | November 7, 2020
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? Parents Push to Hide COVID Test Results and Keep Sports Going

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While some youth sports parents are protesting fall season postponements by waving signs reading, “Fear is the REAL Virus,” others are taking a...   More>>


Spectators Article | November 6, 2020
Spectators are Returning and Event Owners Say It's Past Time

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

From the NFL to the PGA TOUR to local tournaments, events are reopening to spectators. And even if the crowd isn’t that big, it still creates an...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Horseplay: Multiple Disciplines Boost Equestrian Events’ Popularity

By: Judy Leand

For more than a century, American equestrian athletes have represented the U.S. in international competition, claiming medals in the Olympics, Pan...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Bucking Convention: Rodeo Has New Grounds for Growth

By: Judy Leand

With an American fan base exceeding 43 million people, ever-increasing media coverage (and prize purses), as well as a new focus on attracting...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Tennis Bounces Back

By: Peter Francesconi

When sports all but shut down this past spring, tennis bounced back faster than most, as players realized that the physical distancing inherent in...   More>>


NFL_London Article | October 24, 2020
Will the NFL Play in London Again?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already knew the NFL wouldn’t be playing in London this season. However, it appears we may not be seeing any transatlantic games for quite some...   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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