Florida


GreaterOrlando

Greater Orlando Sports Commission Announces 2021 IWWF World Waterski Championships in Lake County

March 5, 2021

The biennial event will feature an expected field of more than 200 water skiers representing 35 countries, taking place October 11-17, 2021. more >>


AAU

AAU Volleyball Classic Ready to Begin

March 4, 2021

Now in its 21st year, the AAU Volleyball Classic has been a staple on the AAU Volleyball calendar for more than two decades. more >>


Bassmaster

Grass Will Play A Key Role In Bassmaster Southern Open On Harris Chain

March 4, 2021

Competition days will be March 4-6 with daily takeoffs from Venetian Gardens (Ski Beach) at 6:45 a.m. ET. more >>


AAU

AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, AAU Volleyball Classic to Return to Orlando in 2021

March 3, 2021

The organization has announced that the overall dates for next year's event are June 17-29, 2021. AAU Volleyball Classic info is also out. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates

March 2, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing season. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


DeeringBay

Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club Building New Facilities

January 25, 2021

Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club in Coral Gables, Florida has broken ground on a $7.1 million amenity improvement project. 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 >>



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

blank Article | February 26, 2021
Diving Back In

By: Michael Popke

The Olympics are within sight and swimming, one of the most popular events, is about to take center stage, as will diving, water polo and artistic...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Back on Course

By: Judy Leand

While many sports were put on hold this past year, golf was one of the few that recorded a surge in participation and retail sales. It also...   More>>


LympicRings Article | January 31, 2021
Florida's Offer to Host Olympics Reopens Debate on Permanent Sites

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Having finished a bizarre year in sports, everyone was ready to take a break from disruptions. Not Florida, apparently. The state’s CFO sent an...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>


Superbowl Article | January 30, 2021
By the Numbers: Super Bowl LV

By: Michael Popke

Super Bowl Sunday in Tampa will be unlike any other. For one thing, it’s the first time the game has been played on the home soil of one of the...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Deep Freeze

By: Michael Popke

Right about now, indoor ice facilities around the country normally would be bursting with activity, including hockey tournaments, figure skating...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Basketball’s Full-Court Press

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball has always been one of the most popular sports for travel teams and rec play, with activity that spans all ages, both male and female. And...   More>>


CalHSFB Article | January 15, 2021
Scoffing Tightened Restrictions, California Youth Football Hits the Field

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>>


Destination Spotlights

Palm Beach County, Florida Case study | February 29, 2012
Palm Beach County, Florida: Just Bring Your Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

Unsure where to hold your next event or tournament? Why not choose the ultimate sports paradise—an area with not only incomparable world-class... More>>


blank Case study | August 31, 2011
Florida’s Wild Blue Yonder: Lake County, Florida   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Make no mistake: Lake County, Florida, has a lot of lakes. With over 1,400 lakes sprinkled across its 1,156-square miles, Lake County has more than... More>>


Palm Beach County, Florida Case study | June 30, 2009
Palm Beach County, Florida   

By: William Cooper Jr.

Bouncing soccer balls will replace galloping horses at the International Polo Clubin July 2010, when Palm Beach County hosts the American Youth... More>>



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