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

Article | May 12, 2020
Youth Baseball Makes Post-Lockdown Debut

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Play ball…carefully. That was the message in St. Louis over the weekend where a youth baseball game took place. And yes, social distancing was...   More>>


Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Golf’s Forward March

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Propelled by efforts to bring youth into the game, golf is growing. What serves it best? Venues nationwide that are not only open to hosting youth...   More>>


blank Article | March 5, 2020
Booting Up

By: Judy Leand

Soccer remains one of the most popular sports at multiple levels, including high school, where both boys’ and girls’ participation continues to...   More>>


SuperBowl Article | February 3, 2020
Super Bowl Saturday? Don’t Mark Your Calendar

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As much a part of the Super Bowl party experience is the entertainment of its commercials. So what is the takeaway from the pervasive #SuperMonday...   More>>


Article | January 31, 2020
Political Leaders Call for More International Soccer in South Florida

By: Michael Popke

While Miami remains a strong contender to be named one of 10 U.S. cities to host games when the FIFA 2026 World Cup comes to North America, more than...   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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